School of Medicine

Cardiovascular Center of Excellence


Since its renovation in 2013, the LSUHSC CV Center has:

  • Secured over 30 research grants
  • Over 50 landmark publications in high impact medical journals
  • Hosted international expert researchers and clinicians
  • Trained Postdoctoral Fellows, Graduate Students and Summer Students
  • Collaborations with over 20 national and international postsecondary institutions
  • Private sector collaborations include 20 large and small pharmaceutical and biotech companies

Available Services:

  • Set-up, animal handling, pre-medication, intubation, intra-operative support, monitoring, surgical assist, recovery, and post-operative monitoring of study animals for all large animal model species
  • Support for trainee classes
  • Research model development
  • Budget preparation
  • IACUC protocol writing assistance
  • Flexible scheduling for time point accommodation