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Burnham Institute for Medical Research Appoints Cyril Doucet as Vice President, Operations and Administration for Burnham Florida

LA JOLLA, Calif. , October 15, 2007

Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) has appointed Cyril Doucet as Vice President, Operations and Administration for Burnham at Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida. In that capacity he will be responsible for management of Burnham’s growing operations in Orlando as the institute prepares to move from their temporary facilities to their permanent Florida campus at Lake Nona in 2009.

Prior to joining the Institute, Mr. Doucet served as the Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary-Treasurer at the Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake, New York. Earlier in his career, Mr. Doucet held positions as Assistant to the Senior Vice President of Laboratories at the National Research Council in Ottawa, Canada, and Vice President, Administration and Secretary-Treasurer at the Paper Research Institute of Canada in Montreal. Mr. Doucet received a B.S. from the University of Montreal, an M.S. from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario.

“Cyril Doucet’s extensive experience with nonprofit and academic medical research institutes enables him to easily step into his new role with Burnham,” said Karin Eastham, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “I know the Orlando community will extend a warm welcome to him as they have to all of us at Burnham.”

About Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute is dedicated to discovering the fundamental molecular causes of disease and devising the innovative therapies of tomorrow. Sanford-Burnham takes a collaborative approach to medical research with major programs in cancer, neurodegeneration and stem cells, diabetes, and infectious, inflammatory, and childhood diseases. The Institute is recognized for its National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and expertise in drug discovery technologies. Sanford-Burnham is a nonprofit, independent institute that employs more than 1,000 scientists and staff in San Diego (La Jolla), Calif., and Orlando (Lake Nona), Fla. For more information, visit us at

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