The Medical Student Research Program provides medical students with the opportunity to gain additional experience in research.
The School of Graduate Studies helps to train future scientists and our Centers further elevate our institution's research portfolio. The Office of Research 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.
353 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.
34 new Pharma Studies sponsored by a pharmaceutical company.
Total Grant Funding for 2018 was $14,814,174.
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.
Research and Industry Day (RAID) was hosted at LSU Health Shreveport on October 11.
Scientists have identified a key gene - eIF4G1 - that shows grade and stage specific upregulation in prostate cancer and is overexpressed and/or amplified in the majority of cases of CRPC.
Dr. Samant’s award will support his work on developing esophageal stents and advancing them for future use in a clinical setting.
Office of Research
John W. Maloy, JD
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Management
Sha Williams, MBA
(318) 675-4175 Fax
Suzie Golas, Coordinator
Danielle Hartman, Coordinator
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.