LSU Weekly Media Briefing to Feature LSU Health Shreveport

BATON ROUGE – LSU will hold its weekly virtual press briefing with representatives from LSU Health Shreveport including Chancellor G. E. Ghali, Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of School of Graduate Studies Christopher Kevil, and Professor of Pediatrics & Infectious Disease John Vanchiere on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 11:45 a.m. 

Drs. Ghali, Kevil and Vanchiere will be providing an update on research projects being conducted at LSU Health Shreveport such as the convalescent plasma & nitric oxide trial, Pfizer-sponsored COVID-19 vaccine study, robust community COVID-19 testing and lessons learned throughout their study of COVID-19. For more information, visit

The meeting will be held on Zoom, and media participating will be able to ask questions utilizing Zoom’s chat function. Please RSVP for the briefing with LSU Media Relations at or 225-978-8277.

For information on LSU's previous weekly media briefings, visit


Contact Ernie Ballard
LSU Media Relations