Departmental Information and News

Departmental Staff

Administrative Staff

Dawn Ward

Business Manager

(318) 675-6010

dward1@lsuhsc.edu

 

Monica Stroy

Assistant Business Manager

(318) 675-6012

mstroy@lsuhsc.edu

 

Deborah Fausto

Coordinator of Academic Area

(318) 675-6011

dfaust1@lsuhsc.edu

Postdoctoral Fellows

Randa Eshaq, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Harris Laboratory

(318) 675-6024

reshaq@lsuhsc.edu

 

Minsup Lee, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Harris Laboratory

(318) 675-6024

mlee15@lsuhsc.edu

 

Kara Lind, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Harrison Laboratory

(318) 675-4224

klind@lsuhsc.edu

 

Nabil Rashdan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Pattillo Laboratory

(318) 675-6975

nrashd@lsuhsc.edu

 

Bandana Shrestha, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Pattillo Laboratory

(318) 675-6975

bshre1@lsuhsc.edu

 

Winny Yun, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Alexander Laboratory

(318) 675-4150

jyun@lsuhsc.edu

 

 

Research Staff

Natalie Burford

Research Associate

Cruz Laboratory

(318) 675-4212

nburfo@lsuhsc.edu

 

Jerryca Law

Research Associate

Stokes Laboratory

(318) 675-4162

jlaw@lsuhsc.edu

 

Wenli Leskova

Research Associate

Harris Laboratory

(318) 675-6024

wzhang@lsuhsc.edu

 

Shantel Vital

svital@lsuhsc.edu

 

 

 

 

News and Achievements

Zaki Al-Yafeai Awarded American Heart Association Fellowship

Zaki Al-Yafeai, Physiology graduate student, was recently awarded an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Award for his two-year project, "Integrin Affinity Modulation in Endothelial Activation and Atherosclerosis".  Zaki is a member of Dr. Wayne Orr's laboratory.

Physiology Graduate Students Receive Malcolm-Feist Fellowships

Congratulations to Physiology graduate students, Gaganpreet Kaur and Mansoureh Barzegar! They have been awarded Malcolm-Feist Pre-Doctoral Fellowships by the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences. Ms. Kaur's grant is entitled, "The Structure and Function of the Endothelial Glycocalyx in Diabetic Retinopathy". Ms. Barzegar's grant is entitled, "hPMSC exosome-ACE2 dependent protection in stroke injury : Role of Mas Receptor and AT2 Receptor".

Mansoureh Barzegar Receives Travel Award

Mansoureh Barzegar received the Inaugural William Halpern travel award from Microcirculatory Society which was given to the top scored applicant. The award consists of a certificate and $750. Ms. Barzegar presented her work at the annual Microcirculatory Society Poster Session on April 10th, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. The title of her presentation was: "Human placental mesenchymal stem cell therapy in stroke: endothelial/smooth muscle mechanisms underlying protection".

Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Molecular and Cellular Physiology