Clinical Research at LSUHSCS by Disease

 

Listed below are many of the Clinical Research Departments here at LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport and their primary interest areas by indication for conducting clinical trials. If your organization has a need for clinical research investigators in any of these areas or any others which may not be listed, please contact us at the number listed below.

DEPARTMENT

STUDIES OF INTEREST

CONTACT

Neurology

Stroke
Alzeheimer Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Parkinsons
Headache
TIA
Epilepsy

Jeanie McGee , Coordinator
Phone: 318.813.1481
Email:jmcgee@lsuhsc.edu

Psychiatry

Alzheimer’s Disease
Anxiety Disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
 
Autism Spectrum Disorders
 
Bipolar I Disorder
Depression
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder


Stephanie Saunders, MA, CCRC

Phone: 318.813.2070 or
1.866.779.2546
Email:

ShvPsychopharmacology@lsuhsc.edu

Medicine - Hematology/Oncology

Breast Cancer
Cancer Control 
Gastrointestinal Cancer 
Genitourinary Cancer
Gynecologic Cancer
Head & Neck Cancer 
Leukemia
Lung
Lymphoma
Sickle Cell Disease

Tommie Stapleton, RN, CCRC 
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center Clinical Research
Phone: 318.675.8320
Email:tstapl@lsuhsc.edu

Medicine - Pulmonary

Pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Asthma
COPD

Karen Hale-Stenson, RN, CCRC
Phone: 318.675.8181
Email:
khale1@lsuhsc.edu

Medicine - Internal

Hypertension (Pediatric and Adult)
Diabetes (treatment or prevention of type 2 Pediatric or Adult)
Obesity prevention or treatment (Pediatric or Adult)
Any agents for chemoprevention of cancer 
Obesity
Metabolic Syndrome
Insulin Resistance
Dyslipidemia (especially in patients with metabolic syndrome or diabetes)
Type 2 diabetes
Pre-Diabetes
Hypertension
Pre-Hypertension

Wm. Jay Russell, PhD
Phone: 318.675.7596
Email: wrusse@lsuhsc.edu

 

Medicine - Dermatology

Psoriasis
Atopic dermatitis
Rosacea
Acne
Actinic keratosis
Skin cancer
Hair loss
Alopecia
Candidaisis
Tinea
Sarcoidosis
Cutaneous lupus erytheamatousus
Contact dermatitis
Sunscreens
Repetitive insult patch testing
Uncomplicated skin infections
Impetigo
Herpes simplex
Herpes zoster
Warts
Moluscum
Scabies
Head lice
Athlete's foot

Wm. Jay Russell, PhD
Phone: 318.675.7596
Email: wrusse@lsuhsc.edu

Medicine - Rheumatology

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lupus

Wm. Jay Russell, PhD
Phone: 318.675.7596
Email: wrusse@lsuhsc.edu

Medicine - Endocrinology

Diabetes
Diabetic medications
Throid disease
Thyroid cancer
Parathroid diseases
Pituitary diseases

Wm. Jay Russell, PhD
Phone: 318.675.7596
Email: wrusse@lsuhsc.edu

Medicine - Pediatric Endocrinology

Precocious puberty
Short stature
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Adrenal hyperplasia
Obesity

Wm. Jay Russell, PhD
Phone: 318.675.7596
Email: wrusse@lsuhsc.edu

Medicine - Nephrology

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its management
CKD (anemia)
CKD (control of blood pressure)
CKD (control of glucose)
CKD (control of lipids)
Hyperparathroidism
Trials with antihypertensives, erthropoietic agents, diabetic drugs, and statins 
Anemia in chronic and acute kidney diseases
Erythropoiesis stimulating products (eg Aranesp, Epogen and newer agents in the pipeline)
Diabetic nephropathy
Glomerulonephritides (including Lupus Nephritis
Dialysis (Hemo- and Peritoneal Dialysis)
Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism
Hyperparathyroidism and other Parathroid Disorders
Kidney transplanation and pancreas transplantation
Hypertension
All conditions related to Chronic Kidney Disease

Wm. Jay Russell, PhD
Phone: 318.675.7596
Email: wrusse@lsuhsc.edu

Medicine - Infectious Disease

Infectious diseases and HIV Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C

Dana Favrot
Phone: 318.675.5902
Email: DFavro@lsuhsc.edu

Medicine - Radiology

Stroke
Cerebrovascular disease
Cerebral microvascular disease
Demyelination
Psychiatric illness
Depression
Dementia
Brain tumors
Epilepsy

Wm. Jay Russell, PhD
Phone: 318.675.7596
Email: wrusse@lsuhsc.edu