Research News

LSU Health Shreveport postdoctoral fellow receives national Research Scholar Award from AUA

Praveen K. Jaiswal, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has received a prestigious Research Scholar Award for Mentored Prostate Cancer Research from the AUA Urology Care Foundation.

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Dr. Rodney Shackleford

Rodney Shackelford, DO, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the A-T Children’s Project for his research project titled, “Pharmacologic Correction of the Cellular Sulfide Pool as a Treatment for Ataxia-Telangiectasia.”

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Bhuiyan Lab Group

LSU Health Shreveport researchers recently presented preliminary findings at the American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2019 Scientific Sessions that use of the illegal stimulant methamphetamine causes build-up of tough protein fibers in heart muscle, which may help explain the development of enlarged hearts and heart failure in users.

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$1.8 Million ROI Grant Awarded to Study Remodeling of Blood Vessels Following Arterial Blockage

Christopher Pattillo, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, has received a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the NIH for his five-year project, “Cellular Reductive State Regulates Arteriogenesis.”

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Dr. Felicity Gavins Lab

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.

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