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Biomedical Research and Industry Day

The BRAID conference is sponsored by our Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences and Center for Brain Health, along with the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science at LA Tech. The target audience for this conference includes students, trainees, scientists and clinicians conducting biomedical research who are interested in the interface between the laboratory and industry.


 

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Developments in the Identification of Alzheimer's Disease

318 Forum - Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow, professor of Neurology, and director of the Center for Brain Health at LSUHS, shares a "key issue in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease is accurate identification of the disease. Recent advances in Alzheimer’s disease testing reflect improved test performance and a reduction in the invasiveness of the tests."

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Certain activities can help protect the brain from degeneration

KTBS3 - Suzanne Tinsley, associate director of the Center for Brain Health at LSUHS, says anything that stimulates thinking can be neuro-protective. “So, exercise is number one, try to improve your diet as much as you can, stimulate your brain. You know, work crossword puzzles, do Sudoku. Do all those things that make you think.”

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The Center for Brain Health at LSUHS has received a $100,000 gift to create the Noel Foundation, Inc. Endowed Professorship Honoring Dr. Robert C. Leitz, III in Parkinson’s Disease Research. It will expand the study of age-related neurodegenerative diseases and fund neurological training equipment for students studying at LSUHS. 

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Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow being interviewed by local television news station.

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