The province will be announcing its support to accelerate medical research in Northern Ontario.

Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre and Nickel Belt MP Marc Serre will be joined by Sudbury MPP and Minister of Energy Glenn Thibeault on Friday at Health Sciences North in Sudbury.

They will together make an announcement to support further medical research and development within Northern Ontario.

President of FONOM Alan Spacek says a terrific outcome from this announcement would be further support for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Spacek also says further support being announced for Northern Ontario is always a plus.

The press conference takes place Friday, June 23rd at 9:30am at the HSN Research Institute in Sudbury.