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LA CaTS to host Breast Health & Cancer Symposium Open to the Public

Released: Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Please save the date for the upcoming LA CaTS Center Breast Health & Cancer Symposium on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 5:30pm-8:00pm at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LA. This event is open to all LA CaTS Center member institutions and to the public.

The symposium includes talks from experts on cancer risk factors, genetics, prevention, early diagnosis and treatment choices. Registration and more information coming soon. We hope to see you there!

For questions, please contact the LA CaTS Center Biomedical Informatics Core at


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 Sciences Center in New Orleans, and Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans – and also includes six research partners: LSU Health Sciences Center 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