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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cardiovascular Center


(Approved by the Board of Regents, 1991)
Frank W. Smart, MD, Director

The Center’s mission is to improve the understanding and management of cardiovascular diseases by developing a multidisciplinary approach that integrates close, collaborative efforts among programs in basic and clinical research, clinical management, prevention, and epidemiologic and genetic studies. This combined effort will focus on the investigation of cardiovascular disease with a particular emphasis on integrating molecular and cellular perspectives with clinical and population-oriented studies. The Center realizes this goal by fostering the careers of cardiovascular scientists, and enhancing the research infrastructure and core resources for collaborative, multidisciplinary research in thematic areas related to cardiovascular disease progression.

The center will continue to expand ongoing efforts to provide an academic environment to cultivate true ‘bidirectional’ translational research so that interesting clinical problems identified by our clinician scientists can be addressed in the laboratory, while key findings at the bench can be rapidly translated to larger animal studies and eventually to the bedside.