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 News Release - July 29, 2009

Massachusetts General Hospital to install IMRISneuro

Leadership in Neuroscience Continues with New Imaging System

WINNIPEG, July 29 --(HSMN NewsFeed)-- IMRIS Inc. (TSX: IM ; "IMRIS" or the "Company") announced today that Massachusetts General Hospital has selected IMRISneuro as the latest investment for its world-leading imaging and neurosurgical services.

Massachusetts General Hospital's Department of Radiology will install IMRIS' 3Tesla MRI in its new "Building for the 3rd Century". This one-of-a-kind technology will allow Mass General's Neurosurgery team to scan with the MRI during surgical procedures. The result is timely, high resolution images and critical patient information without ever moving the patient. The IMRISneuro system installed at Mass General will provide leading edge, multi-functional capabilities to the neuroscience team.

David Graves, President and CEO of IMRIS commented: "The adoption of our technology by leaders in neuroscience continues to validate IMRISneuro as the Intra-operative Imaging solution of choice."

About IMRIS

IMRIS (TSX: IM ) is a global leader in providing fully integrated, advanced surgical imaging solutions. The company's flagship product, IMRISneuro, utilizes patented technology that allows a high field MRI scanner to be moved in to the operating room on demand, providing imaging during the surgical procedure without compromising patient safety. This unique and innovative system has been validated by leading neurosurgeons for use in world-class neuroscience centers. For more information, visit www.imris.com.


Source: IMRIS

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