Aphios Granted U.S. Patent for Oral Administration of Bryostatin-1 Nanoparticles for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases, which was co-invented by LSU Health Shreveport professor, Dr. J. Steven Alexander.
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.
Office of Research
John W. Maloy, JD
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Management
Sha Williams, MBA
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Suzie Golas, Coordinator
Danielle Hartman, Coordinator
JanOne Acquires Worldwide, Exclusive License for Promising Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), TV1001SR, which was invented by LSU Health Shreveport professor and vice chancellor for research, Dr. Chris Kevil.
The Medical Student Research Program provides medical students with the opportunity to gain additional experience in research.
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.
Dr. Samant’s award will support his work on developing esophageal stents and advancing them for future use in a clinical setting.
The CURIOUS summer research program is designed to provide an educational and hands-on research opportunity for underrepresented undergraduate students interested in pursuing research as part of their career goals.
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.”
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.
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.