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Dr. Pawan K. Singal will receive the University of Winnipeg’s academic title of Honorary Doctor of Laws, at a ceremony to be held at the University’s 114th Convocation on October 12, 2018.

Dr. Singal, Ph.D., DSc, FACC, Professor of Physiology, University of Manitoba, Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, and Principal Investigator, Cell Pathophysiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, directed the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences from 2007-2017.

About Dr. Singal

After 3 years in Saskatoon, Canada, as a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Medical Research Council, Dr. Singal joined the Physiology & Pathophysiology Department at the College of Medicine, the University of Manitoba, as a lecturer, rose through the ranks and has been a Professor since 1990. He served as Associate Dean for the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Manitoba. He is also the holder of the Naranjan S. Dhalla Chair established by the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation. Internationally known for his work on oxidative stress and heart failure, Dr. Singal has made significant contributions in the understanding of the sequelae of heart failure. He has published 285 papers, has co-edited 31 books and trained more than 100 students, fellows and visiting scientists. He has received more than 90 national and international recognitions. The University of Manitoba has established an award in his name called ‘Pawan K. Singal Award for Graduate Students in Cardiovascular Sciences’. His name has been added to the Wall of Fame in the University Center at the University of Manitoba recognizing his outstanding teaching skills and research.

Congratulations Dr. Singal!