NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – MDS said today that it has notified the Toronto Stock Exchange that it may purchase up to roughly 5 percent of the float of its public stock on the TSE and New York Stock Exchange during the next year.

The Toronto-based firm said that during the 12 months commencing July 3, 2008, and ending July 2, 2009, it may purchase up to 4,136,766 MDS common shares on the two exchanges.

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