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Letter: Dr. G.E. Ghali has fought for good of LSU Health Shreveport, don't lose him now

Opinion Letter: Jay Murrell
However, under the able leadership and steady hand of Chancellor G. E. Ghali, who is not only a world renowned oral and maxillofacial surgeon who has performed innumerable lifesaving and life changing surgeries on patients across the globe, he is also an excellent administrator. 

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Student SPOTLIGHT

Sarahbeth Howes is a third year medical student, a childhood cancer survivor, a fitness enthusiast, and a tissue donor to the St. Jude Biorepository. Because of her ongoing contribution to the research conducted by the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project (PCGP), scientists are creating breakthroughs in our understanding of the genetic factors that directly influence rare childhood cancers.

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Parkinson's Disease is neurodegenerative and incurable, but treatable

KPVI - Parkinson's symptoms develop when nerve cell damage in the brain causes dopamine levels to drop. Dr. Richard Zweig, a neurologist at LSU Health Shreveport, said Parkinson’s appears to be caused by a combination of genetics and environmental factors. 

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Bossier Chamber of Commerce Gala

Bossier Press - Bossier Chamber of Commerce presented the Chairman’s Award for Regional Impact to LSU Health Shreveport for their tireless work during the pandemic at their 73rd Annual Gala.

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KEEL 101.7FM - The local medical community has stepped up on several fronts to battle COVID-19 on the front lines and in the lab. The Commission has approved the donation of as much as $1 million dollars for the Center for Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats (CEVT). This money will be used for a new building to expand the local medical school and for continued research.

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