LSUHS Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences

The mission of the CCDS to advance understanding of cardiovascular disease and translational research while developing future generations of scientists.

Operating as usual

Photos from LSUHS Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences's post 10/05/2021

Thanks to Dr. Robert Walter for inviting Dr. Navneet Dhillon to LSU Health Shreveport to be a part of our CCDS seminar series. Dr. Dhillon, Professor of Medicine and Director of Pulmonary Research at the University of Kansas Medical Center, spent her day visiting with the CCDS faculty and students and presented a seminar talk on “Extracellular vesicles: Novel players in Viral infection-mediated Pulmonary Vascular Injury.”

09/15/2021

Happening this MORNING!!

LSU Health Shreveport
Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences

PRESENTS

CCDS Seminar Series CID#217700

“New therapeutic approach to enhance cognitive recovery following acute ischemic stroke.”

Paco Herson, PhD
Professor and Director of the Cerebrovascular Research Institute
Department of Neurological Surgery
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Date: September 15, 2021
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Zadeck G-221

Happening this MORNING!!

LSU Health Shreveport
Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences

PRESENTS

CCDS Seminar Series CID#217700

“New therapeutic approach to enhance cognitive recovery following acute ischemic stroke.”

Paco Herson, PhD
Professor and Director of the Cerebrovascular Research Institute
Department of Neurological Surgery
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Date: September 15, 2021
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Zadeck G-221

Photos from LSUHS Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences's post 08/23/2021

CCDS Translational Seminar
Zoya Muhammad, MD, MPH and Nabil Rashdan, PhD
"Aortic Valve Disease: A Clinical and Translational Overview"

08/23/2021

Happening TODAY!!

Happening TODAY!!

Standout Students: Summer researchers present work at LSU Health 08/06/2021

Standout Students: Summer researchers present work at LSU Health

Students who participated in our CURIOUS program at LSU Health Shreveport this summer were featured as this week's KMSS Fox 33 Standout Students! We look forward to seeing what this outstanding group of future scientists and doctors go on to accomplish.

If you are an undergraduate student or know a student who might be interested in participating in CURIOUS, learn more about eligibility and the application process on our website: www.lsuhs.edu/centers/cardiovascular-diseases-and-sciences/curious - Summer 2022 dates will be announced soon!

Standout Students: Summer researchers present work at LSU Health SHREVEPORT, La. (KMSS) – A summer research program wraps up at LSU Health that’s preparing the next generation of scientists and healthcare professionals. Meet this week’s Standou…

08/05/2021

Curious about our CURIOUS? Watch a recap of our immersive 8-week summer research program:

Centenary students excel in CURIOUS program at LSU Health 07/27/2021

Centenary students excel in CURIOUS program at LSU Health

Centenary students excel in CURIOUS program at LSU Health Four Centenary students engaged in cutting-edge cardiovascular research this summer thanks to the CURIOUS program at LSU Health Shreveport. CURIOUS, which stands for Cardiovascular Undergraduate Research Initiative for Underrepresented Students, is a competitive eight-week summer research progr...

Photos from LSUHS Office of Research's post 07/22/2021

Photos from LSUHS Office of Research's post

Photos from LSUHS Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences's post 07/16/2021

Our CURIOUS Students summer with us is almost over. The past few weeks they have continued working in their labs, providing updates on their projects, learning about flow cytometryand endotheilial function and spending time with their seminar speaker, Dr. Ayotunde Dokun from the University of Iowa.

07/07/2021

Happening Today!!

CURIOUS Seminar Speaker
July 7, 2021
12:00 p.m.
C3-405

Ayotunde O. Dokun, MD, PhD, FACE
POEDRC Verna Funke Chair in Diabestes Research
Director, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Program Director PREP Iowa
Associate Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology
Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
University of Iowa, Carter College of Medicine
"How I Got Here"

Happening Today!!

CURIOUS Seminar Speaker
July 7, 2021
12:00 p.m.
C3-405

Ayotunde O. Dokun, MD, PhD, FACE
POEDRC Verna Funke Chair in Diabestes Research
Director, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Program Director PREP Iowa
Associate Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology
Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
University of Iowa, Carter College of Medicine
"How I Got Here"

07/06/2021

Cassidy Blackburn, a student in LSU Health Shreveport- Department of Microbiology and Immunology, successfully defended her dissertation. Congratulations, Dr. Blackburn!

Photos from Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology's post 07/01/2021

Photos from Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology's post

Photos from LSUHS Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences's post 06/16/2021

Our CURIOUS Students have been busy working in their labs, providing updates on their projects, visitng the anatomy labs and visitng the CCDS and COBRE cores.

Photos from LSUHS Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences's post 06/03/2021

Our CURIOUS Students started this week. The CURIOUS program is a NIH-funded 8-week summer research program in cardiovascular disease for undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing research as part of their scientific or clinical career goals. Our principle investigators, who will serve as mentors, lead research programs in several focus areas including: atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, cardiomyopathy, peripheral artery disease, microvascular dysfunction in response to cardiovascular disease risk factors, stroke and the vascular/heart-brain axis.

05/15/2021
LSU Health Shreveport researchers make discovery that could lead to Alzheimer's treatment 05/15/2021

LSU Health Shreveport researchers make discovery that could lead to Alzheimer's treatment

LSU Health Shreveport researchers make discovery that could lead to Alzheimer's treatment SHREVEPORT, La. -- A team at LSU Health Shreveport has identified a blood biomarker that could lead to the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Photos from LSUHS Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences's post 05/03/2021

LSU Health Shreveport Office of Research
Research Celebration 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Yurochko, Dr. Nick Goeders and Dr. Jeremy Kamil.

What is the India Covid variant and will vaccines work? 04/29/2021

What is the India Covid variant and will vaccines work?

What is the India Covid variant and will vaccines work? Much of the data around a coronavirus variant identified in India is incomplete, scientists say.

03/09/2021

Although we can’t meet in person this year, the AHA is planning a dynamic GO RED FOR WOMEN digital experience March 18, 6:30-7:30 pm, to celebrate the local impact AHA has made in the community. The evening will include: inspirational speakers, the 2021 Woman of Impact winner will be announced, cooking demonstration and we will hear from our own, Dr. A. Wayne Orr, CCDS Director, about the cardiovascular research happening at LSU- Health Shreveport.

RSVP at: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx...

Visit NWLAGoRed.HEART.ORG for more information!

03/03/2021

The Graduate Student of the Month for March is Gaganpreet Kaur! She joined the Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology in the fall of 2016. Her mentor is Dr. Norman Harris. Keep an eye out to learn more about Gaganpreet throughout this month!

2020-2021 Shreveport Go Red 03/01/2021

2020-2021 Shreveport Go Red

2020-2021 Shreveport Go Red 2020-2021 Shreveport Go Red

2020-2021 Shreveport Go Red 03/01/2021

2020-2021 Shreveport Go Red

2020-2021 Shreveport Go Red 2020-2021 Shreveport Go Red

Drug, Alcohol Use at a Young Age Can Affect Heart Health 02/24/2021

Drug, Alcohol Use at a Young Age Can Affect Heart Health

LSUHS Director and Professor, Dr. Wayne Orr, was recently featured in a Healthline article entitled "Drug, Alcohol, To***co Use at a Young Age Can Cause Premature Heart Problems." Dr. Orr is the Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences, a Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, and Cellular and Molecular Physiology, and a Director and Professor of the Division of Research, Department of Pathology and Translational Pathobiology. Read the full article below.

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/drug-alcohol-to***co-use-at-a-young-age-can-cause-premature-heart-problems

Drug, Alcohol Use at a Young Age Can Affect Heart Health Experts say the use of alcohol, drugs, and to***co at a young age can cause premature heart health issues, especially for women.

02/20/2021

Dr. Sumitra Miriyala, an Assistant Professor in the Deportment of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, has received the 2020 Allen Copping Award for Excellence in Teaching from LSU Health Shreveport. Congratulations, Dr. Sumi!

Photos from LSU Health Shreveport- School of Graduate Studies's post 02/06/2021

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Photos from LSUHS Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences's post 02/05/2021

Thank you to all of those that wore red today for National Wear Red Day! Despite the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, cardiovascular disease remains the leading killer of women in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association’s newly released 2021 Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics. Head over to the American Heart Association webpage to see how you can make an impact throughout the month of February. We'd also like to salute the incredible cardiovascular research being done by the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences and our LSUHS physicians and support staff caring for those with cardiovascular disease. #LSUHSWearsRed

https://newsroom.heart.org/news/national-wear-red-dayR-february-5-2021-calls-attention-to-no-1-health-threat-for-women#:~:text=Wearing%20red%20on%20National%20Wear,raise%20awareness%20about%20cardiovascular%20disease.

10/01/2020

LSU Health Shreveport

Congratulations to Dr. Steven Bailey, Chairman of Internal Medicine at LSU Health Shreveport, for being named by the American College of Physicians (ACP) as a 2021 Mastership recipient. This recognition is awarded selectively to those who have demonstrated impact in practice, leadership and research. Dr. Bailey is the fourth faculty member at LSUHS to receive this prestigious recognition and among only fifteen Louisiana physicians bestowed with this honor. The award will be formally presented in 20201 at the Annual ACP Meeting in Orlando, FL.

thedailybeast.com 08/13/2020

How One Academic Medical Center in Deep-Red Louisiana Made a Difference With Early Testing

thedailybeast.com Louisiana is getting pummeled by the virus. But without a comprehensive early testing program in Shreveport, it would have been worse still.

08/11/2020

LSU Health Shreveport

Health Matters: Testing & Treatment for COVID-19
Host Dr. Sanford Katz was joined by Andrew Yurochko, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Carroll Feist Chair of Viral Oncology at LSU Health Shreveport, and Dr. John Vanchiere, Chief of LSU Health Shreveport Department of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases. Discussion on testing, treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 were the topics discussed on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Listen to the recording at https://www.redriverradio.org/post/health-matters-testing-treatment-covid-19

07/30/2020

LSU Health Shreveport- School of Graduate Studies

Heather Fulkerson, a student in the LSU Health Shreveport- Department of Microbiology and Immunology , on her recent publication, titled, "thHCMV-induced signaling through gB-EGFR engagement is required for viral trafficking and nuclear translocation in primary human monocytes" in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
Congratulations to Heather and everyone involved in this project!

07/28/2020

LSU Health Shreveport

SAVE THE DATE: The Daily Beast Senior Columnist | Writer and Host of One America Podcast Sophia Nelson will moderate a LIVE Twitter discussion with LSU Health Shreveport faculty members and experts on health disparities on Wednesday, July 29 at 12 p.m. EST/11 a.m. CST. Read Sophia’s Daily Beast article here: https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-one-hospital-in-deep-red-louisiana-made-a-difference-with-early-testing

shreveporttimes.com 07/26/2020

Dr. G.E. Ghali: Remembering an icon in the development of LSU Health Sciences Center

shreveporttimes.com LSUHS Chancellor Dr. G.E. Ghali lauds the contributions of Donald Zadeck.

ksla.com 07/14/2020

Dr. G.E. Ghali outlines possible consequences of people not wearing masks or social distancing

ksla.com CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

07/07/2020

LSU Health Shreveport

NEW GRANT AWARD: Congratulations to Chris Kevil, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Research, who was awarded a 4-year NIH R01 grant for $1,711,972 National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for his project, “CSE regulation of vascular remodeling.”

05/29/2020

KTBS 3 News

Cutting edge research and testing are being done in our hometown. We are live at LSU Health Science in Shreveport. >> https://bit.ly/3daeoA9

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