LSUHS leadership, faculty, staff, students and community supporters recently honored the continued growth of research initiatives and funding at the second annual Research Celebration event held on February 25, 2020.
The Office for Sponsored Programs and Technology Transfer provides services to faculty and staff at LSU Health Shreveport involved in the acquisition and administration of sponsored projects and technology transfer. OSP encourages and assists scientific research throughout the LSU Health Shreveport community.
Our mission is to promote the Institution's goal to increase the level of sponsored project funding, to protect the interests of the Institution and its faculty and staff, and to provide the highest degree of support services.
RESEARCH ON THE RISE
Federal, State & Private Grants were up by 47% in 2018 over 2017.
387 Active Clinical Studies on Campus.
5 Start-up Companies created to license and commercialize LSUHS technologies.
13 U.S. and Foreign patents issued as of Jan. 2020.
42 new Pharma Studies sponsored by a pharmaceutical company.
Total Grant Funding for FY2018-19 was $15,916,322.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Development
Annella Nelson, MBA
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RESEARCH NEWS HIGHLIGHTS
Internationally recognized for his research on inflammatory vascular pathology, specifically on and the relationship between inflammation and vascular growth and function, Dr. Kevil discovered detailed mechanistic relationships between angiogenesis and inflammation.
Three Fellows in the Department of Pathology and the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences have been awarded Fellowships funding their ongoing research into cardiovascular diseases.
Praveen K. Jaiswal, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has received a prestigious Research Scholar Award for Mentored Prostate Cancer Research from the AUA Urology Care Foundation.
Dr. Samant’s award will support his work on developing esophageal stents and advancing them for future use in a clinical setting.
Rodney Shackelford, DO, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the A-T Children’s Project for his research project titled, “Pharmacologic Correction of the Cellular Sulfide Pool as a Treatment for Ataxia-Telangiectasia.”
Since July 1, 2018, 17 new research grants have been awarded to LSU Health Shreveport researchers, totaling more than $14 million dollars in funding.
Four trainees in the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences at LSU Health Shreveport recently received American Heart Association Fellowships to fund their Pre-doctoral and Post-doctoral Training.
Kenneth E. McMartin, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Neuroscience, received the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology Distinguished Service Award at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology.
Congratulations to Principal Investigator Dr. David Gross for being awarded an R15 AREA grant entitled, “Chromosomal Conformation and Nuclear Organization of Heat Shock Protein Genes.” The grant provides Dr. Gross with $100,000 per year each year for three years.