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Our Goal:

The goal of the Cardiovascular Center is to improve the understanding and management of cardiovascular diseases through an integrated multidisciplinary approach. To this end, cooperative agreements exist between several departments in order to facilitate and encourage the exchange of ideas and resources and to stimulate new areas of research that will benefit our understanding of heart disease and lead to better methods prevention and treatment.

LSUHSC Cardiovascular Center of Excellence's Mission Statement:

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To develop a nationally and internationally recognized center of excellence in cardiovascular research and medicine.

To facilitate the training of young scientists, including postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, medical students and residents in cardiovascular research and medicine.

To encourage the development of basic science, translational, and clinical research with funding from federal agencies and industry.




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