LSU Health Shreveport is home to several distinct Centers, including three Centers of Excellence, that focus on diverse aspects of biomedical and clinical research involving cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurological disease and inflammatory disorders. 

Centers of Excellence

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center

The Feist-Weiller Cancer Center team is committed to bringing life-saving discoveries about cancer to all of Louisiana and beyond. Collaboration between cancer researchers and treating physicians fosters a more comprehensive understanding of cancer.


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Center for Excellence in Arthritis and Rheumatology

The Center engages in a multidisciplinary clinical, research and education mission to provide patients with cutting-edge care, advance the science of inflammatory and immunology diseases and to educate physicians.


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Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences

The Center's mission is to advance the understanding of cardiovascular disease and translational research while developing future generations of basic and clinical science investigators.



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Center for Brain Health

The Center for Brain Health expands neuroscience-related education, provides comprehensive care for brain disorders, and attracts young specialists and pioneering clinical trials to North Louisiana, and competes for large scale research funding.


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Center for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

CTERM focuses on the development of cell-based and tissue-engineering therapies to combat tissue inflammation, damage, and loss associated with complications of metabolic syndrome or trauma injury. 


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Our Centers are actively engaged in educating the community,
training future scientists and advancing research through active collaborations.


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