Lars Wallentin honored with Gold Medal at the ESC Congress 2010

Published: 2010-08-29


Proffesor Lars Wallentin was awarded the gold medal at annual European Society of Cardiology Congress 2010 for his “outstanding contribution to research in the development of cardiology”.

Lars Wallentin is Professor of Cardiology at Uppsala University Hospital and the Uppsala Clinical Research Centre (UCR) at Uppsala University. Among his most important achievements is the development of new methods for diagnosis and treatment in acute coronary artery diseases, such as pioneering the use of molecular biomarkers in cardiology. He is the chief researcher of cardiovascular disease at UCR and leads several global clinical trials incorporating more than 60,000 patients worldwide.