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Dr. Naranjan S. Dhalla, Distinguished Professor of Physiology, University of Manitoba, and Director of Cardiovascular Developments, St-Boniface Hospital Research, has been conferred an Honourary Doctorate Degree from the University of Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires.  He also received a Gold Medal from the University of Buenos Aires in recognition of his research work.  The University of Buenos Aires is one of the largest universities in the world with a student population of 240,000.

In addition to accepting these awards, Dr. Dhalla gave a talk on “Opportunities and Challenges in Preventing Ischemic Heart Disease”.  During his visit, he also gave a talk to the Argentina Cardiology Society – Round Table Symposium on the “Benefits and Limitations of the Antioxidant Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease”.