September 30, 2022 was Sleep Medicine Day at LSUHS in honor of Dr. Andrew L. Chesson, Jr. which included a Grand Rounds lecture by Dr. Chesson followed by the Sleep Medicine Center naming ceremony.
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."
KTBS3 - Dr. Roger Kelley, LSUHS professor and chairman of Neurology, shares, "We now have stronger imaging with PET scan, where we can actually image the plaques of Alzheimer's Disease and image the tangles of Alzheimer's Disease as the patient's just lying there."
KTBS3 - LSUHS and BRF’s Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy are partnering to bring a national Alzheimer’s disease study to the area. The study is for patients with mild cognitive impairment and dementia with a focus on minority populations in underserved areas.
KTBS3 - The family of Hollywood action star Bruce Willis announced that he is “stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him” due to a diagnosis of aphasia. Dr. Roger Kelley, professor and chairman of neurology at LSUHS shares about the effects of Aphasia.
NPR Red River Radio - Health Matters: One-third of U..S adults do not get the recommended amount of sleep. Dr. Sheila Asghar, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at LSUHS talks about the importance of sleep and sleep disorders experienced by adults and children.
Information presented by our faculty, residents and fellows at the American Heart Association's International Stroke Conference on February 8, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
We want to acknowledge the accomplishments of our Residents and Fellows who have had the opportunity to represent our Institution with posters at national and international meetings in 2021.
Dr. Reggie Lee Receives a Three Year Grant from the American Heart Association to study serum and glucocorticoid-regulated kinase 1 (SGK1) in the Brain.
Dr. Kevin Lin Receives a Three Year Grant from the American Heart Association to Study Vascular Sympathetic Function in the Brain.
Forum News - Age related neurodegenerative diseases like late-onset Alzheimer’s develop over the years, due to a combination of genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors. It is helpful to understand a few key concepts related to disease pathophysiology to understand prevention and intervention. (Center for Brain Health at LSU Health Shreveport)
Oleg Chernyshev MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Sleep Medicine at LSUHS, and Washington University Sleep Center teammates were named the winners of the AASM Change Agent People’s Choice Award for their proposed creation of a “Mobile Sleep Medicine Model.”
Red River Radio - In 2020, 5.8 million people were living with Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow, Professor of Neurology and Director of Center for Brain Health at LSU Health Shreveport, and Paulette Freeman, Executive Director of The Bridge Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center talk about Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia and the latest research.
The Best of Times - Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow, Professor in Department of Neurology and Director of LSUHS Center for Brain Health, joins Paula Freeman to talk about the resources and education provided by The Bridge, a resource for caregivers and providers of those with Dementia and Alzheimer's.
One recent study found that men fared much worse than women in attention, processing speed, decision-making, memory and language, among others. “We found that men were more cognitively impaired than women across the board,” says Elizabeth Disbrow, Director of the Center for Brain Health at LSU Health Shreveport. “Their cognitive issues were much more pronounced.”
BIZ Magazine - Celeste Y.C. Wu, PhD, post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Neurology at LSU Health Shreveport, was awarded the American Heart Association Career Development Award receiving $231,000 in funding.
KTAL/KMSS - A team of scientists and clinicians at LSU Health Shreveport made a groundbreaking discovery for Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia. Dr. Karen Stokes said the new finding could be extremely impactful on Alzheimer’s disease because it will allow doctors to detect the disease early and monitor the progression better.
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.
Dr. Hugo Cuellar talks to the Arklatex Homepage host of "Loving Living Local", Fernanda Hernandez, about recognizing a stroke and seeking immediate treatment.
The symposium presented a multidisciplinary approach for the care and treatment of patients with neurological spinal deformities, educating healthcare providers about best current practices and future treatment directions