Five new patents have been awarded to current or retired LSU Health Shreveport faculty members in fiscal year 2024. These patents not only protect the intellectual property of the inventors but offer new processes or treatment methods options that significantly advance science and medical care.
The primary mission of LSU Health Shreveport is to teach, heal, and discover, in order to advance the well-being of the region and beyond.
LSU Health Shreveport is home to the only medical school in north Louisiana and one of only three in the state. A medical school is a tertiary educational institution teaching medicine resulting in a professional degree for physicians.
Offering degrees in Cardiopulmonary Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Physician Assistant, Communication Disorders, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Public Health, and Rehabilitation Science.
Offering Graduate Degrees in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology & Anatomy, Microbiology & Immunology, Molecular & Cellular Physiology, and Pharmacology, Toxicology, & Neuroscience.
GME stands for "graduate medical education" more commonly referred to as residency. This is the training physicians must complete to practice following medical school.
The goal of medical research at LSU Health Shreveport is to improve our health and extends from basic science discovery to the development of treatment protocols and new diagnostics. Learn about our COVID-19 research efforts.
LSU Health Shreveport is home to four designated Centers of Research Excellence, three Louisiana Board of Regents and LSU Board of Supervisors approved Centers, and three National Institutes of Health Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE).