LSU believes that Louisianans deserve access to the best care, and we are relentless in our pursuit to deliver on their urgent needs for improved health and well-being.
in cancer-related research grants held by LSU
place awarded to LSU Health New Orleans’ Louisiana Tumor Registry every year since 2009
estimated in economic return to the state within four years after LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center's bariatric/metabolic surgery program is established
LSU is working on various new chemotherapies and cancer-fighting drugs that prevent and attack cancer without destroying healthy cells.
LSU assistant professor Adam Melvin was recently awarded a $500,000 grant to develop better diagnostic approaches for how doctors determine treatment protocols for cancer and diabetic patients.
LSU professor Stephania Cormier and colleagues offer new insights for an RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, vaccine development to prevent this deadly disease.
LSU Health New Orleans and Shreveport use genomic sequencing to match the specific DNA of a patient’s tumor to the most effective chemotherapy treatment.
The LSU College of Human Sciences & Education and the LSU AgCenter Smart Bodies program are nationally recognized, innovative programs of nutrition and physical activities integrated into Louisiana elementary schools to help prevent childhood obesity.
The Louisiana Autism Spectrum and Related Disabilities Project, a collaboration between the LSU Health New Orleans Human Development Center and the Louisiana Department of Education, improves educational practices and outcomes for students with autism spectrum disorders.
A group of LSU faculty and students from kinesiology and engineering are creating and researching a music-based technique to help rehabilitate arm and hand movement after a stroke.
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