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AHA Postdoc Fellows 2019 Group Photo

Three Fellows in the Department of Pathology and the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences at LSU Health Shreveport have been awarded Postdoctoral Fellowships from the American Heart Association (AHA), funding their ongoing research into cardiovascular diseases.

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Aphios Granted US Patent for Oral Administration of Bryostatin-1 Nanoparticles for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Aphios Granted U.S. Patent for Oral Administration of Bryostatin-1 Nanoparticles for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases, which was co-invented by LSU Health Shreveport professor, Dr. J. Steven Alexander.

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JanOne Acquires Worldwide, Exclusive License for Promising Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

JanOne Acquires Worldwide, Exclusive License for Promising Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), TV1001SR, which was invented by LSU Health Shreveport professor and vice chancellor for research, Dr. Chris Kevil.

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LSU Health Shreveport postdoctoral fellow receives national Research Scholar Award from AUA

Praveen K. Jaiswal, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has received a prestigious Research Scholar Award for Mentored Prostate Cancer Research from the AUA Urology Care Foundation.

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Dr. Rodney Shackleford

Rodney Shackelford, DO, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the A-T Children’s Project for his research project titled, “Pharmacologic Correction of the Cellular Sulfide Pool as a Treatment for Ataxia-Telangiectasia.”

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Bhuiyan Lab Group

LSU Health Shreveport researchers recently presented preliminary findings at the American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2019 Scientific Sessions that use of the illegal stimulant methamphetamine causes build-up of tough protein fibers in heart muscle, which may help explain the development of enlarged hearts and heart failure in users.

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