The LA CaTS Center Team came together in celebration and recognition of the renewal of the IDeA-CTR award for five more years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The LA CaTS Center Executive Council, Dr. John Kirwan (Pennington Biomedical), Dr. Steve Nelson (LSU Health New Orleans), and Dr. Lee Hamm (Tulane) were in attendance and spoke about the enormous growth of the Center, its impact on the research community of the state, and future goals. Dr. Kirwan, LA CaTS Center Director, also gave recongition to key members who provided exceptional leadership within the IDeA-CTR over the past five year cycle. Attendees for the event represented several of the LA CaTS Center partnering institutions including Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LSU Health New Orleans, Tulane University, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Ochsner Health.
The LA CaTS Center received the official notice from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on August 16th. See here for press release.