Jesus Lovera, MD, MsPH

 

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Co-Director, LSU Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

 

LSU Healthcare Network Clinic 
Kenner Location
200 West Esplanade, Suite 701
Kenner, LA  70065
Phone: (504) 412-1705
Fax: (504) 412-1702

Uptown Location
2025 Gravier Street, 5th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 412-1517
Fax: (504) 412-1518

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Email: jlover@lsuhsc.edu

Degrees

MD

Masters in Science in Public Health - Biostatistics

Bio

Dr. Jesus Lovera is a board certified neurologist. He completed his neurology residency at Tulane Medical Center in 1998.  During his residency, Dr. Lovera also pursued a Masters in Science in Public Health-Biostatistics at the Tulane School of Public Health, earning his degree in 2003. He completed a three-year clinical and research fellowship in multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon in 2007 and recently has moved back to New Orleans to join the LSU Department of Neurology.

Dr. Lovera devotes his clinical practice and research efforts to the diagnosis and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. His past research has focused on evaluating new therapies for cognitive impairment in MS. His current research focuses on evaluating green tea as neuroprotective therapy for MS using MRI spectroscopy.

Clinical Interests

Multiple Sclerosis

Neuroimmunology

Devic's Disease

Neuromyelitis Optica

 

Research Interests

Botanical agents

EGCG

Antioxidants

Green tea

Glucose 

Optic Coherence Tomography

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Neuroprotection

Teaching Activities

Demyelinating disease student and resident lectures

MS Clinic 

Selected Publications

Safety and Neuroprotective Effects of Polyphenon E in MS; Pilot and Phase II protocol

Neuroprotective Effects of Polyphenon E in MS Pilot Study

Neuroprotective Effects of Polyphenon E in MS Phase II

 

 

Additional Info

To make an appointment please call the LSU Healthcare Network Clinic at:

(504) 412-1517

Fax: 
(504) 412-1518

Address:
LSU Healthcare Network
Neurology - 5th Floor
2025 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

For directions

 

 

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