Pawan K. Singal

University of Manitoba, Canada

Pawan K. Singal serves as a Professor of physiology and is Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface General Hospital, and the University of MB, Winnipeg, Canada. Dr. Singal completed his B.S. degree with honors (1968) and M.S. degree in biophysics (1970) from Punjab University, India, and a Ph.D. degree in physiology in 1974 from the University of Alberta. After 3 years in Saskatoon, Canada, as a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Medical Research Council, Dr. Singal joined the Physiology Department at the University of Manitoba as a Lecturer, rose through the ranks and has been a Professor since 1990. He received a D.S. degree in 1994 in cardiovascular pathophysiology. He served as an Associate Dean for the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Manitoba. He is also holder of the Naranjan S. Dhalla Chair established by the St. Boniface Hospital and Research Foundation. As internationally known for his work on oxidative stress and heart failure, Dr.Singal has made significant contributions in our understanding of the sequelea of heart failure due to doxorubicin, chronic pressure overload as well as myocardial infarction. He has published 250 papers, has coedited 25 books, and trained more than 45 students and fellows. He has been the recipient of several scholarship awards and career research awards from the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Medical Research Council, and Canadian Institute for Health Research. He has received more than 50 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 at the University of Manitoba recognizing his outstanding teaching skills and research.

Biography Updated on 2 December 2010

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