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7/16/2021 Congratulations to our 2021 Pilot Grant Awardees
6/28/2021 LA CaTS Investigators’ Obesity & Cancer Research in Obesity Journal
6/28/2021 Xavier University Awarded Funds from CDC Foundation to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities in African Americans
6/15/2021 LA CaTS Announces 2021 Community Scholars Program Teams
5/27/2021 LSU Health Shreveport Awarded NIH COBRE Research Grant
5/27/2021 Pennington Biomedical Launches "Obecity, USA" National Public Service Campaign
5/3/2021 NIH Announces Webinar: Studying COVID-19 Using Real-World Data (N3C) May 13th
5/3/2021 LA CaTS Announces Research Coordinator's Training on May 21, 2021
3/23/2021 LA CaTS Center’s Data Analyst, San Chu, Recognized in IREx Spotlight
3/23/2021 LSU Health New Orleans Launches New MS Bioinformatics Degree Program
3/23/2021 Dr. Griffin Rodgers to Present to LA CaTS on the Future of NIDDK Clinical Research.
3/1/2021 LSU Health Shreveport & LSU A&M College Baton Rouge Awarded $4.6M Towards Cutting-Edge Research
2/22/2021 Xavier University’s College of Pharmacy Research on COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Presented to President
2/22/2021 LA CaTS Announces Investigator Access to NIH COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C)
12/21/2020 Pennington Biomedical and the LA CaTS Center Awarded NIH COVID-19 Grant on Testing in Hardest Hit Communities
12/21/2020 LSU Health New Orleans Participating in NIH COVID-19 Antibody Treatment Trial at UMC
12/8/2020 Join us December 10th for the Next COVID-19 Seminar Featuring a Community Panel
11/4/2020 November-December 2020 Louisiana COVID-19 Seminar Series Schedule
11/3/2020 Local Researchers Involved in Study for Experimental COVID-19 Drug Given to President
11/3/2020 LA CaTS Center Member Institutions Awarded NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities
10/2/2020 LA CaTS Announces New NIH Awards: National COVID Collaborative & Vaping Supplement
10/2/2020 PCORI, LA CaTS Weight Loss Trial in Underserved Population Highlighted Nationally
8/21/2020 Publication Highlight: COVID-19 Research from Tulane University
8/20/2020 LA CaTS Institutions Ochsner Health & Pennington Biomedical Team up on COVID-19 Prevalence Study
8/20/2020 Pennington gets $11 million NIH grant to fund new center to study diabetes, preeclampsia and anxiety disorders
7/23/2020 LA CaTS Pilot Investigator, Hoerger (Tulane), Awarded American Cancer Society Grant
6/11/2020 Dr. Lucio Miele (LSU Health New Orleans) appointed to Assistant Dean for Translational Research
5/20/2020 NIH Director: COVID-19 Brings Health Disparities Research to the Forefront
4/26/2020 LA CaTS Leaders to Serve on Gov. Edwards’ COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force
4/26/2020 LA CaTS Investigator, Dr. Ursula White, Receives Grant to Study How Weight Changes Affect Long-Term Health
4/14/2020 LSU Health Shreveport Promising COVID-19 Clinical Trial
4/14/2020 LA CaTS Institutions Appointed To Governor's COVID-19 and Health Disparities Task Force
4/8/2020 Publication Spotlight - Anne Gilmore, PhD, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
3/26/2020 LA CaTS Center Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Update on Events, Opportunities & Services
3/26/2020 LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport's Connie Arnold, Terry Davis, John Vanchiere, and Paari Dominic receives award at Research Celebration
3/24/2020 March LA CaTS Webcast: SPARC 101: LA CaTS Services & How to Request Them
2/4/2020 LA CaTS Announces 2020 Professional Development Speaker on "Using Social Media for Science"
2/4/2020 Tulane's Drury Receives NIH Award to Standardize Research in Genetic Aging
2/4/2020 LA CaTS Welcomes Dr. Leanne Redman as Professional Development Co-Director
1/9/2020 LA CaTS Announces 2020 Community Scholars Program Teams
1/9/2020 Dr. Peter Katzmarzyk, Pennington Biomedical, recognized on the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list by the Web of Science Group
1/6/2020 Special Webcast: 2020 Roadmap Scholars Program-Jan. 9, 2020
11/14/2019 November LA CaTS Webcast Featuring the Health Literacy Core (11/21/19)
11/11/2019 HHS Leaders Highlight the Importance of Health Literacy
11/11/2019 LA CaTS Center Part of CTSA Administrative Supplement Award
10/29/2019 October LA CaTS Webcast Featuring the Pilot Grants Program (10/31/19)
10/23/2019 World-Renowned Bariatric Surgeon Joins Pennington Biomedical to Head New Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery Program
10/8/2019 Congratulations to our 2019 Pilot Grant Awardees
10/8/2019 Dr. Candida Rebello Publishes LA CaTS Pilot in Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
9/25/2019 September LA CaTS Webcast (9/26): Promoting a Bi-directional Relationship between the LA CaTS Center and the Community
9/24/2019 LA CaTS Coordinators Level 1 Training-October 11, 2019
8/29/2019 LA CaTS Community-Engaged Research Symposium-September 6, 2019
8/27/2019 Professional Development to Host Mock Study Section on September 18th
8/6/2019 LA CaTS Center Welcomes Tynesia Fields, Community Engagement & Outreach Coordinator
7/17/2019 Register Now for 2019 Southeast Regional IDeA Conference-Nov. 6-8, 2019
7/11/2019 Professional Development Core Welcomes New Roadmap Scholars
6/20/2019 Educating Through Entertainment: Prostate Cancer Crisis in African Americans, a Stage Play, June 29th
6/10/2019 LSU's Pennington Biomedical assists in lifespan study, Dr. Stephanie Broyles to lead
5/27/2019 Dr. Leanne Redman, Pennington Biomedical, Awarded $2.9M grant using LA CaTS Community Resource
5/27/2019 Precision Medicine: Dr. Lucio Miele and team discover how some cancer cells resist treatment
5/10/2019 Professional Development Offers a K-Grant Writing Panel
5/10/2019 Media Highlights from LA CaTS Pilot (Anbalagan) on Effect of Dim Light on Cancer Metastasis
4/8/2019 LA CaTS Showcase & Networking Social Coming to New Orleans on April 16, 2019
4/8/2019 LA CaTS Junior Investigator Training on April 24th
3/28/2019 Dr. Robert Califf, Duke University, to give talk at LA CaTS event on March 29th
3/25/2019 LA CaTS Webcast on Thursday, March 28th at 2:30pm
3/19/2019 Spring LA CaTS Center Workshops Announced. Register Now!
3/15/2019 Xavier College of Pharmacy to Host Health Disparities Conference
2/27/2019 LA CaTS Webcast
1/28/2019 LA CaTS Health Literacy Expert featured in U.S. News & World Report Article
1/14/2019 LA CaTS REDCap Hours will resume in January
1/7/2019 LA CaTS Scholar Hoerger's Pallative Care Research Featured
12/18/2018 Pennington NORC Pilot & Feasibility Program
11/8/2018 LA CaTS Announces Multi-Institutional, Multi-PI Grants
10/23/2018 REDCap Hour Thursday, Oct. 25th at 2:30pm
10/4/2018 LA CaTS Fall Trainings
9/26/2018 REDCap Hour Thursday, Sept. 27th at 2:30pm
9/7/2018 LA CaTS Scholar, Courtney Peterson's Research Highlighted by NIH
8/8/2018 NIH SBIR Workshop Coming to New Orleans-9/12-9/13/18
7/23/2018 REDCap Hour, Thursday July 26th
6/13/2018 Shout Outs! Congratulations to Our Scholars Recently Receiving Awards & Grants
5/10/2018 LA CaTS & AACR Collaboration Press Release on Genomics & Biobanking
4/30/2018 First-of-its-kind study associates obesity with poorer stroke outcomes in non-white patients
4/26/2018 REDCap Hour on April 26th at 2:30pm
4/12/2018 LA CaTS Grant Development Awards
3/28/2018 REDCap Hour Featuring Biostatistics Session
3/27/2018 Xavier to Host 11th Health Disparities Conference
3/23/2018 LA CaTS Level 2 Coordinators Training April 6th
3/15/2018 The 6th Annual Louisiana Conference on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (April 6-7, 2018)
3/5/2018 Integration of Multi-Omics Data Talk March 5th
2/28/2018 LA CaTS Center Junior Investigator Training Symposium (March 28-29, 2018)
2/23/2018 Pennington NORC Announces Pilot Funding Opportunity
2/7/2018 Welcome Dr. Kirwan, New LA CaTS Center Director
2/6/2018 Congratulations to our new Pilot Grant Awardees
1/30/2018 IDeA Pediatric Network Offers CME Courses & Webinars
1/24/2018 LA CaTS Community Engagement Director Named on Mayor-elect Transition Team
1/24/2018 LA CaTS Professional Development Core presents "Translational Bioinformatics"
1/23/2018 LA CaTS REDCap Hour Thursday, 1/25/18 at 2:30pm
1/19/2018 NIH call for nominations for IDeA Co-funding Initiative
1/16/2018 2018 Pilot Grants Opportunity: Now Accepting Pre-applications
11/28/2017 REDCap Hour - Thursday, November 30th
11/7/2017 LA CaTS in the Community: Researchers utilizing a Community Advisory Board (CAB) for NIH Grant Submission, A Real World Example
10/19/2017 IDeA States Pediatric Network - "Pediatric Assent and Ethical Considerations" Webinar
10/18/2017 October is Health Literacy Month
10/2/2017 New LA CaTS Center Funding Opportunities: Planning Grant & Visiting Scholar Programs
10/2/2017 Monthly REDCap Hour
8/24/2017 LA CaTS Educational Opportunity: REDCap Hour (by webinar)-8/31/17
8/11/2017 $20 million federal grant to continue funding biomedical research across Louisiana
8/3/2017 LA CaTS to begin offering REDCap Help Sessions
7/25/2017 NIH Awards $20 Million for Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center
7/25/2017 Professional Development Core Welcomes New Roadmap Scholars
7/20/2017 Community Advisory Board Member appointed by Governor to State Nursing Board
7/19/2017 NORC Pilot Grant Opportunity
7/13/2017 How to Engage the LA CaTS Community Advisory Boards in Your Research
6/13/2017 ISPCTN announces launch of summer professional development series
6/9/2017 Pennington Biomedical announces new speaker series to engage the community
5/25/2017 LSUHealthNO Awarded $2.5m Grant to Develop Better Dental Filling Materials
4/17/2017 Welcome Dr. Donna Ryan, LA CaTS Center Director & PI
4/17/2017 LSU Goes to Washington
4/12/2017 Registration is now open for the LA CaTS Level II Clinical Research Coordinator Training
3/3/2017 Dr. Mona Fouad (UAB): "Diversity in Translational Research" - April 7, 2017
3/2/2017 Pennington Biomedical COBRE Announces Call for Pilot Grants
2/8/2017 LA CaTS to host Breast Health & Cancer Symposium Open to the Public
1/26/2017 Donna Ryan Named Executive Director of LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center
1/26/2017 Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Roadmap Scholar Program
1/25/2017 REACHNet Pilot Project Support informational webinar to be offered Monday, February 20, 2017
12/13/2016 LSU's Pennington Biomedical Awarded $5.28 Million from NIH to Study the Molecular Effects of Exercise
12/12/2016 LA CaTS Junior Investigator Training: February 2-3, 2017
12/12/2016 REACHnet is Open for Business!
12/7/2016 Appointment of Chris Kevil Ph.D. as Vice Chancellor for Research at LSU Health Shreveport
11/4/2016 Educational Spotlight: Statistical Presentations, Dr. Susan Ellenberg, Nov. 7th & 8th
10/7/2016 LA CaTS Level I Research Coordinator Training
9/15/2016 Pennington Biomedical to Host 2016 Childhood Obesity and Public Health Conference
9/7/2016 Louisiana Biomedical Collaborative Research Program (LBCRP) Workshop - September 8, 2016
6/20/2016 2016 Biomedical Summer Seminar Series
6/17/2016 Tulane plays lead role in major diabetes drug trial
6/7/2016 LA CaTS Health Literacy Director Wins Copping Award
5/9/2016 Pennington Biomedical's NORC Announces Call for Pilot Grants
4/20/2016 LSU Health New Orleans' Ochoa Appointed to Biden Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel
3/15/2016 NIH, ODS Announces Dietary Supplement Education Opportunity
3/10/2016 NIH Announces NISBRE Registration & Abstract Site Now Open
3/2/2016 Pennington Biomedical COBRE Announces Call for Pilot Grants
2/16/2016 New Informatics Lecture Series Offered to the LA CaTS Center
1/12/2016 New LA CaTS Center Community Scholar Program Released
12/4/2015 Spotlight on: CCTS KL2 Awardee Dr. Courtney Peterson, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
11/24/2015 LA CaTS Center Partner Network Announces Call for Pilot Funding Opportunity
10/6/2015 IRBshare Offers Training for Investigators & Sponsors
7/7/2015 CCTS Partner Network Announces Call for Pilot Applications
6/24/2015 LSU Receives $18.5 Million NIH Grant to Build Biomedical Research Pipeline
6/12/2015 The LA CaTS CEMCD Core announces an additional RFA for the Roadmap Scholarship 2015
6/8/2015 2016 Funding Opportunity NIH Transformative Research Awards
6/7/2015 SPARC Live! Request a service now!
6/4/2015 Early Career Louisiana Researchers Honored by LA CaTS Center
5/27/2015 Tulane to Host Human Subjects Research PI Updates & Coordinator Training
4/8/2015 LSU Health Shreveport faculty members team up for grants
3/23/2015 States That Expand Medicaid Detect More Cases Of Diabetes
3/16/2015 Collaboration Targets Health Risks in West Carroll Parish
3/16/2015 Bioinformatics Consortium to meet on Pennington Biomedical Campus in Baton Rouge
12/10/2014 LA CaTS CEMCD Core Annual Retreat presents "Improving Effectiveness of Research Mentors"
10/22/2014 Xavier receives $19.6 million grant to expand biomedical programs, aid students
10/1/2014 Pennington Biomedical Awarded $10 Million Research Grant for Obesity Treatment Intervention
10/1/2014 Research grants target prevalent diseases in Louisiana
9/26/2014 LA CaTS Announces Collaborative Research Grants
9/24/2014 Med Schools Get Grant to Study Cancer, Heart Disease and Obesity
9/23/2014 LA CaTS Center Announces Collaborative Research Grants for Higher Education Scientists and Campuses Across Louisiana
9/12/2014 LA CaTS in the Community: West Carroll Parish Project
8/22/2014 NIH offering Introduction to Principles and Practice of Clinical Research course
7/24/2014 LA CaTS Pilot Grants Program Currently accepting Letters of Intent
6/9/2014 LA CaTS Center Announces Appointment of Roadmap and Meritorious Post-Doctoral Scholars
4/8/2014 LA CaTS is now on Twitter
4/1/2014 LSU Health Shreveport to Host Researchers from Across Louisiana
4/1/2014 LSU Health Shreveport hosts top scientists from across Louisiana
1/30/2014 Translational Science 2014 Annual Meeting April 9-11, 2014
1/10/2014 LA CaTS Center Sponsors Health Literacy Workshop
12/17/2013 Pennington Biomedical Research Center Awarded Accreditation for Protecting Research Participants
11/1/2013 Education & Career Development Core to host Team Science Seminar for Scholars in November
10/30/2013 LA CaTS Center Announces Second Round of Pilot Grant Awardees
9/4/2013 LSU ICON Announces Third Round of Pilot Project Funding
6/20/2013 Navigator to Guide Clinical and Translational Researchers at Tulane and LSU Health Sciences Centers and Pennington Biomedical Research Center
6/17/2013 An Historic Intramural-Extramural Partnership to Nurture the Next Generation of Clinical Researchers
6/4/2013 Steven Heymsfield Stepping Down as Executive Director of Pennington Biomedical Research Center to Resume Research Interests Full Time
5/9/2013 LA CaTS 2013 Spring Pilot Grants Funding Opportunity
3/12/2013 LA CaTS Center Awards Two Additional Pilot Grants for the First Round of Pilot Funding Opportunity 2012
2/28/2013 LA CaTS Center Announces First Round of Pilot Grant Awardees
12/13/2012 LSUHSC's Weiss chosen to help set national eye policy, research
12/11/2012 Pennington Biomedical Research Center Study Finds Bedroom TV Viewing Increases Risk of Obesity in Children
9/6/2012 NIH Awards $20 Million Grant for Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center