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Spring LA CaTS Center Workshops Announced. Register Now!

Released: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

LA CaTS Level 2 Clinical Research Coordinator Training
Friday, March 22, 2019

Please join us for the Level 2 Research Coordinator Training to be held at Tulane University (Tidewater Building, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA  70112 on the 12th floor, room 1208) on March 22, 2019 at 8 a.m.  All LA CaTS institutions are invited to attend. There will be no cost to attend the training and all attendees will receive a certificate of completion. Lunch and light refreshments will be provided.

This training will consist of case study presentations and discussions with 4 PI Mentors. Each PI Mentor will have case studies that reflect a specific category in research. Small groups will be assembled to discuss the case studies, while the PI Mentor and other experts will be available to offer guidance to the groups. To participate in this training, you must have completed the LA CaTS Level 1 Research Coordinator Training and either have a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of CRC experience or at least 5 years of CRC experience.

See the attached agenda.

To register, please visit:

If you have any questions, contact or 504-988-0200.

LA CaTS Junior Investigator Symposium
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Please join us for the LA CaTS Junior Investigator Research Workshop Symposium, to be held at Tulane University (Tidewater Building, 1440 Canal Street, Room 1210) on April 24, 2019 from 9 – 5 p.m.  Video conferencing will also be available for Investigators who are unable to attend in person.

To register:


For more information, please contact or 504-988-0200


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