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  The mission of The Foundation is to provide support to the six Professional Schools and eleven Centers of Excellence comprising the LSU Health Sciences Center. We are dedicated to supporting the most critical medical center in Louisiana by supporting the professionals that care for so many of the citizens of Louisiana.  
Planned Giving
Anticipation and excitement surround the new LSU affiliated University Medical Center, Stay updated on its progress.
Tiger Health Caucus
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In Memory of Ron Gardner
Ron Gardner, 68, an administrator at LSU Health Sciences Center for three decades, died September 22, 2015, after a long illness. He served in various administrative capacities, most recently, as Vice Chancellor for Administrative, Community and Security Affairs. In addition to his many responsibilities at the university, Gardner represented the Health Sciences Center and earlier constituents on many levels.   Read More and Donate
Representative Senator Senator Representative Senator
Walt Leger, III Edwin R. Murray John A. Alario, Jr. Helena N. Moreno David R. Heitmeier, O.D.
District 91 District 4 District 8 District 93 District 7
LSU Health Foundation New Orleans would like to highlight and express gratitude to the five legislators who went above and beyond in demonstrating superior leadership and exceptional support of fiscal and policy related issues affecting LSU Health Sciences New Orleans during the 2015 Louisiana Legislative Session. Read More
UMC Opens
The brand new state-of-the-art University Medical Center New Orleans is open and treating patients.
The next generation of healthcare professionals is now being trained at the LSU affiliated University Medical Center. Tomorrow’s cures and treatments will be found there. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC New Orleans offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services.
LSU Health Cardiovascular Center of Excellence Reception & Tour
Dr. Mary Lou Applewhite, LSU Health Alum and LSU Health Foundation Board Member, enabled the LSU Cardiovascular Center of Excellence to showcase its labs and research by generously hosting a reception on campus this month. Alumni and community members were able to see first-hand what the Cardiovascular (CV) Center promises for the future of healthcare for the region.
Dr. David Lefer, Director of the LSU Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, thanks Dr. Mary Lou Applewhite for her generosity.
Tours of the Cardiovascular Center Labs allowed the alumni and visitors to see for themselves the world class labs where groundbreaking research is happening at LSU Health.
Mrs. Cynthia Glancy along with Dr. & Mrs. Fred Rodriguez listen intently to Erminia Donnarumma, PhD, post-doctorate fellow, explain her role in the Center
Dr. Murtuza Ali, Associate Director of Clinical Medicine & Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, shows off the technology in the new CV labs
An NIH Program Grant has designated the LSU Cardiovascular Center of Excellence as a study center for “Functional Cardiometabolomics” a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute study. This 5 Year Multi-Center Grant, in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, is investigating how dietary metabolites enhance the severity of heart attacks and heart failure. This is just an example of one of the studies taking place at the Cardiovascular Center of Excellence right now.
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Important Work of the LSU Health System
Kelsey Bradley Favrot Chair
Watch this video to learn more about brain cancer and the research performed at LSU. CLICK HERE to donate to the Kelsey Bradley Favrot Chair in neuro-oncology supporting Dr. Frank Culichia’s research efforts.
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