Central Administrative Offices

Office of Research Services

The Office of Research Services of LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans has three main responsibilities:

  • Management of pre-award sponsored project activity. This includes evaluation and routing for signatures all grant applications, research agreements, and clinical trial agreements.
  • Management of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) which provides oversight for the protection of human subjects used in research. 
  • Management of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) which provides oversight for the welfare of animals used in research.

Contacts:

  • Nicole Hammill, nbarro@lsuhsc.edu
    Coordinator, Grants and Development
    Tel: 504-599-1533; Fax: 504-568-8808
  • Rose Castay, rcasta@lsuhsc.edu
    IACUC Coordinator
    433 Bolivar Street, 2nd Floor
    Tel: 504-568-4970, Fax: 504-568-8808

The Office of Research Services has applications available for Federal, State and private funding, and will assist in obtaining any applications not on file.

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

For information about IRB submissions, click here.  

Coordinators:

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

IACUC forms and instructions can be found here.

  • Assurance Number: A3094-01
  • Date of Assurance: 12/01/2008
  • Kenneth E. Kratz, PhD, kkratz@lsuhsc.edu
    Director, Office of Research Services
    433 Bolivar Street, 2nd Floor
    Tel: 504-568-4970, Fax: 504-568-8808

Human Subjects

  • Assurance Number: FWA00002762
  • Kenneth E. Kratz, PhD, kkratz@lsuhsc.edu
    Director, Office of Research Services
    433 Bolivar Street, 2nd Floor
    Tel: 504-568-4970, Fax: 504-568-8808

 

Office of Technology Development

  • LSUHSC-NO
    433 Bolivar Street, Suite 827
    New Orleans, LA  70112
    Office: 504-568-8303, Fax: 504-568-5588

Laboratory Safety