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Urologist Dr. Kiran Jung Kunwar receives award for kidney transplantation research


Kathmandu, 31 October (2019) – Nepali Urologist Dr. Kiran Jung Kunwar has been awarded with 10 million rupees for his research on kidney transplantation.

Dr. Kunwar received the award during Asian Transplant Summit that was held in South Korea from 17 to 19 October.

Dr. Kunwar’s research paper was rated the best during the summit.

Urologists from different countries in Asia, Europe and North America attended the summit.

“This award has encouraged me to further work on kidney transplantation,” Dr. Kunwar told Lokantar.


Dr. Kunwar holds a PhD in Urology and is affiliated with Shaheed Dharma Bhakta National Transplant Centre.