LSU Health Shreveport is excited to announce we will be attending the upcoming USCAP 2019 Annual Meeting. The USCAP meeting will be held at the National Harbor, Maryland, March 16-21, 2019.
On September 26 – 27th, 2019, LSU Health Shreveport will host Dr. Barbara Ducatman as she reviews interesting cases.
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.”
Dr. Yufeng Dong's lab in the Department of Orthopaedics and Dr. Chris Kevil's lab in the Department of Pathology wrote a collaborative review article, "Notch Signaling in Osteogenesis, Osteoclastogenesis, and Angiogenesis," published in The American Journal of Pathology
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.
Zaki Al Yafeai, Dr. Celeste Wu, Dr. Shafiul Alam and Alexandre Do Couto E Silva were recognized as American Heart Association Fellowship recipients.
The goal by Md. Shenuarin Bhuiyan, PhD, is to discover a novel lipid metabolism pathway regulated by Sigmar1 and identify a therapeutic target to prevent lipid abnormalities in obesity, expected to help reverse the impact of obesity on cardiovascular disease risk.