Research

Faculty, staff and students at LSU Health Shreveport are actively engaged in research in a variety of biomedical areas, with concentrations in cancer, cardiovascular sciences, virology and neuroscience. It is a core part of our institution's mission. Research on campus ranges from traditional in the lab to translations research and testing of the latest treatments in clinical trials.
 

The School of Graduate Studies helps to train future scientists and our Centers of Excellence (Cardiovascular, Brain, Rheumatology and Cancer) further elevate our institution's research portfolio. The Office of Reseach helps support these endeavors and is comprised of the Clinical Trials Office, the Office of Sponsored Programs and Technology Transfer, Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) and the Institutional Review Board (IRB). 

RESEARCH ON THE RISE

Federal, State & Private Grants were up by 47% in 2018 over 2017.

 

325 Active Clinical Studies on Campus.

 

5 Start-up Companies created to license and commercialize LSUHS technologies.

 

9 USPTO Patent Notices of allowance for LSUHS technologies.

 

16 new Pharma.

 

Total Grant Funding for 2018 was $14,814,174.

              

LATEST NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Paper on Possible Stroke Treatment by LSU Health Shreveport Researchers Published in American Heart Association Journal, Circulation

A paper authored by many researchers at LSU Health Shreveport on the prevention and treatment of stroke was recently published in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association.

Pivotal Clinical Trial Studying Treatment of COPD Taking Place in Shreveport

Landmark trial looking for potential candidates

LSU Health Shreveport and LifeShare Blood Center Partner to Open Cellular Services Laboratory

LSU Health Shreveport professor Dr. Yuping Wang trained lab staff and her patented research techniques will be utilized in their work.

LSU Health Shreveport and Louisiana Tech University Partner to Establish New Research Center

The Center for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (CTERM) would be the first research center of its kind in the state.

Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences Receives Continued Approval as a Center of Excellence

The Louisiana Board of Regents unanimously approved the continuation of the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences (CCDS) as a Center of Excellence of research and innovation.

CONTACT US

Office of Research
John W. Maloy, JD
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Management


Business Manager
Sha Williams, MBA
(318) 675-7580
(318) 675-4175 Fax

 

School of Graduate Studies
Kelly Tatchell, PhD
Assoc. Dean of Graduate Studies
(318) 675-7572

 

Assurance Committees
Suzie Golas, Coordinator
(318) 675-4109

 

Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)
Lisa Latiolais, RN, BSN, CCRC
Director
(318) 813-1350

 

Institutional Review Board(IRB)
Shweta Davalbhakta, MS, CIP
Director
(318) 813-1359

 

Office for Sponsored Programs
Tracy Calvert, Director
(318) 675-7884

 

Innovation and Technology Transfer
Julia Knight, Project Coordinator
(318) 675-7013

 

Research Core Facility (RCF)
Paula Polk, Manager
(318) 675-4939

 

Center of Excellence
Danielle Hartman, Coordinator
(318) 675-4564

 

SMART Program

  

The Science & Medicine Academic Research Training Program provides academically advanced high school seniors who are interested in careers related to medicine, scientific research, and biomedical engineering opportunities to engage in intensive research with medical clinicians, researchers, and academic staff.

    

   

Learn More About SMART

Office of Research