Newswise - “We are very enthusiastic about implementing Dimensions Analytics and Dimensions Research Security to support our research data and analysis needs, as well as improve efficiency regarding research integrity and compliance,” said Jarrod Sawyer, LSUHS Research Data and Applications Project Manager.
LSU Health Shreveport / Feist-Weiller Cancer Center is a strategic partner with MD Anderson and the Cancer Focus Fund LP working to advance promising cancer therapies.
“BRAID is more than just a conference, it’s a vibrant ecosystem of ideas fostering innovation among students, scientists and clinicians,” said Wayne Nix, chief innovation officer at LSUHS. “We celebrate the great minds of academia and industry brought together for a collaborative effort from all of our partners."
Louisiana Economic Development - LSU Health Shreveport scientists have discovered a promising new treatment for prostate cancer and developed a playbook detailing how to track viral variants in underserved areas.
Dr. Kenneth McMartin, LSUHS Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience, received the 2023 Career Achievement Award from the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology.
Mohammad Alfrad Nobel Bhuiyan, PhD, has been named the Director of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at LSUHS. He will be responsible for coordinating research activities related to biostatistics and computational biology across all three professional schools.
American Society for Microbiology - The ASM has selected Dr. Andrew Yurochko, LSUHS Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, for their 2023-24 roster of Distinguished Lecturers. Lecturers are chosen through a competitive nomination process and only the most distinguished lecturers and researchers are chosen to participate.
Webtimes.UK - Dr. Jeremy Kamil, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at LSUHS shares, "I’d rather have people complaining that we’re not naming enough than that we’re naming too many. It’s like if you sound a fire alarm all the time, people will stop evacuating the building quickly.”
The recent site visit and AAHRPP reaccreditation indicates that LSUHS adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards for human research protection and participation.
KTAL 6 - LSU Health Shreveport and Loxo@Lilly partnered together for a study called Next-Generation Sequencing (NSG), a powerful DNA decoder, to better determine if removing insurance barriers improves treatment plans.
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, a Center of Excellence in Cancer Research, Treatment and Education at LSUHS and Loxo@Lilly, the oncology unit of Eli Lilly and Company, recently launched a new research collaboration that will provide next-generation sequencing (NGS) access to underserved cancer patients in the northern Louisiana region.
Researchers from academic institutions in Louisiana, Mississippi and Georgia have partnered to publish a playbook detailing their model developed for establishing collaborative, community-centered infectious diseases surveillance programs committed to improving equity in genomic sequencing.
The LSUHS School of Graduate Studies Graduate Student Council hosted their annual Graduate Research Day that allows faculty, graduate students, and post-doctorate fellows to share their research and network.
Hong Sun, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, has been awarded a $1.8M competing continuation for his R01 grant from the NIH National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
KTBS3 - LSUHS Chancellor Dr. David Guzick shared, “The SMART program has been a tremendous success with 93% of reporting participants majoring in or having majored in science or health-related disciplines."