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LSUHS has received a 5 year grant for $10,529,128 from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to establish a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence, or COBRE. The COBRE funds will establish the Center for Applied Immunology and Pathological Processes (CAIPP), which will operate on the LSU Health Shreveport campus.

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COVID-19 RELATED NEWS

LSU Health Shreveport Offers Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccinations at North Campus Vaccination Site

Bossier Press-Tribune - The FDA-authorized bivalent COVID-19 vaccines, or updated boosters, are now available at LSUHS and include an mRNA component of the original strain to provide an immune response that is broadly protective against COVID-19.

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Effect of omicron-specific boosters 'remains to be seen,' vaccine experts say

Washington Examiner - Jeremy Kamil, a virologist at LSUHS, said the months it will have taken to get an updated booster since identifying the omicron variant last November is "unacceptable," resulting in many people getting infected with omicron and needlessly getting sick as previous vaccines proved less effective against the variant.

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RESEARCH NEWS

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Faculty, staff and students are actively engaged in research in a variety of biomedical areas, with concentrations in cancer, cardiovascular sciences, virology and neuroscience.

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HONORS NEWS

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We’re proud to have students, residents, staff and faculty who serve in leadership positions and who are recognized for their work at state, national and international levels.

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EDUCATION NEWS

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The next generation of doctors, allied health professionals and scientists are being trained at LSU Health Shreveport, one of three academic health sciences centers in Louisiana.

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Being part of our community is important to us. We regularly host events on our campus that are open to everyone.

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