Research and Industry Day 2018

Research and Industry Day 2018 is sponsored by the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences at LSU Health Shreveport, the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science at LA Tech, and the Shreveport Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, the target audience for this conference includes students, trainees, scientists and clinicians conducting biomedical research who are interested in the interface between the laboratory and industry.

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Keynote Speakers: 

Keynote presentations from local LSU Health Shreveport and Louisiana Tech faculty, and four leading experts in Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Engineering Research.

  • Dr. Migual Lopez-Toledano
  • Lindsay Hughes
  • Dr. Jim Cardelli
  • Dr. J. Quincy Brown
  • Dr. Amol Takalkar
  • Dr. Frank Skidmore
  • Dr. Katherine Smith

Goals & Objectives: 

  • Establish collaborative partnerships between researchers at LSUHSC-S and LA Tech to support applications for extramural funding and promote the commercialization and licensing of biotechnology discoveries
  • Inspire new thinking and discussions that will drive innovation in cardiovascular research, neuroscience research, and biomedical engineering over the next decade. Foster exchange of experiences between industries, businesses and people involved with biomedical research.
  • Provide an executive overview of LSUHSC-S Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences (CCDS) and LA Tech’s Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Sciences (CBERS).
  • Expose undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate trainees to training opportunities available from CBERS, CCDS, and Neuroscience mentors.
  • Explore methods of transitioning discoveries from the laboratory to the commercial sector.