Baton Rouge local media channel, WBRZ, highlighted the LA CaTS Center's recent National Institute of Health (NIH) $1.3 million award supporting the efforts of in-state healthcare institutions to share health data for research purposes.
Baton Rouge News Highlights $1.3M LA CaTS Center NIH Collaborative Grant
September 22, 2023
About the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center
The LA CaTS Center is comprised of three primary collaborating institutions in the state, including LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LSU Health in New Orleans, and Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans – and also includes six research partners: LSU Health in Shreveport, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and in New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Health System, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and University Medical Center. The LA CaTS Center’s vision for Louisiana encompasses the strengths and capacities unique to each member institution and represents a unified, comprehensive approach for targeting prevention, care and research of chronic diseases in the underserved population. The scholar program is supported in part by U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center. For more information, please visit www.lacats.org.