Congratulations to Naranjan S. Dhalla, the Editor-in-Chief of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

On 11 October 2018, the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) announced that Professor Naranjan S. Dhalla has been selected as one of the inductees into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame for 2019.

"Dr. Naranjan S. Dhalla, Distinguished Professor at the University of Manitoba, is a founding leader of two worldwide organizations of cardiovascular science: the International Society of Heart Research (ISHR) devoted to basic cardiovascular science research, and the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (IACS) promoting cardiovascular health education and community involvement. In a career spanning more than 50 years, Dr. Dhalla has individually advanced the knowledge and resources of cardiovascular science. He serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, was Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Science at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg for 19 years, edited/authored more than 50 books, trained more than 150 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and presented at more than 500 conferences worldwide. In 2001, Dr. Dhalla was instrumental in bringing more than 2000 professionals to Winnipeg for a meeting of the World Heart Congress, helping to establish Canada as a centre of cardiovascular science and research. The internationalization work promoted by Dr. Dhalla helps to ensure that the benefits of scientific knowledge will be shared worldwide, strengthening the global community."


He will be honoured at the Induction Ceremony on May 2, 2019 in Montreal, Quebec.