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 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). 

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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.

              

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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

 

Office of Clinical Trials
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

 

Research Centers
Danielle Hartman, Coordinator
(318) 675-4564

 

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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.   

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