318 Forum - Dr. Himanshu Chokhawala, LSUHS Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, raises awareness about the warning signs of stroke and how to lower your risks.
News from Neurology
In trying to identify those factors that ultimately determine whether the brain cells remain alive or die off following cardiac arrest, Dr. Hui-Chao (Reggie) Lee discovered a novel enzyme in the brain that occurs much more often in brain neurons that are susceptible to reduced blood flow.
318 Forum - Sleep deprivation is when an individual sleeps fewer hours at night or gets up in the morning unrefreshed. Dr. Sheila Asghar, LSUHS clinical assistant professor of neurology and pediatrics, shares how to develop healthy sleep habits.
BayouLife Magazine - Dr. Cresha Davis is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at LSUHS in Monroe, Louisiana.
Family Living Magazine - LSUHS, Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, Dr. Arvin Parvathaneni, shares information on Multiple Sclerosis, who it affects, typical symptoms and treatment.
Dr. Reggie Lee was selected to be a presenter at the 2022 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.
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.
On October 7, 2022, the LSU Health Sciences Foundation held the formal investiture of Hung Wen "Kevin" Lin, PhD, as the Joanna Gunning Magale Endowed Professor of Neurology. An endowed professorship is among the highest honors that can be bestowed on a faculty member.
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.