School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Division of Research


The Division of Research supports basic science laboratory investigations into the various
underlying causes of disease in children and adults. For information about research activity, click here.

Phone: (504) 896-2700
Fax: (504) 896-2720



Jim Hempe, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Michael Lan, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics

Ping Wang
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology