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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Louisiana Addiction Research Center
LARC is committed to increasing knowledge and advancing research related to Substance Use Disorders to create a better quality of life for the citizens of our area.
Our Centers are actively engaged in educating the community,
training future scientists and advancing research through active collaborations.
Alzheimer's is the leading cause of dementia in the U.S with 5.8 million people living with the disease. Numbers are expected to rise.
Scientists have identified a key gene - eIF4G1 - that shows grade and stage specific upregulation in prostate cancer and is overexpressed and/or amplified in the majority of cases of CRPC.
Aging is inevitable. Just as our bodies change as we get older, our brains also change with cell loss and decreased neurotransmitter production. One of the most familiar and widespread consequences of brain aging is memory change.
Zaki Al Yafeai, Dr. Celeste Wu, Dr. Shafiul Alam and Alexandre Do Couto E Silva were recognized as American Heart Association Fellowship recipients.
The Center for Brain Health is unique because it combines clinical care expertise, neuroscience research and neurological rehabilitation, enabling every aspect of diseases, like Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, to be addressed and studied.