Good Health is Good Business 2020-01-09T21:34:51+00:00

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Ways to Work Out in the Workplace

Chances are you’ve heard it before: To stay in shape, you need to eat less and move more. Eating less may be difficult. But, moving more may seem nearly impossible given the demands of family, school and work—not to mention the commute between all three. How can anyone [...]

A Recipe for a Healthier Louisiana – 2,000 Nutritious Calories a Day

Not all calories are created equal. Some are nutrient rich. Others are “empty” calories. At LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Professor Catherine Champagne, Ph.D., R.D., and Director of the Metabolic Kitchen Renee Puyau, R.D., L.D.N., have prepared a sample menu with recipes to help you visualize how 2,000 healthy calories can be [...]

A Window Into Pennington Biomedical’s World-Class Research Center

Its beautiful building and park-like campus might be an iconic East Baton Rouge Parish landmark. Still, few Louisianans really understand what goes on inside LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center at 6400 Perkins Road. Soon after C.B. “Doc” and Irene Pennington presented their $125 million gift to establish LSU’s Pen­nington [...]

A Scientific Center Becomes an Economic Engine

Entrepreneurial scientists win national grants and corporate contracts that fund hundreds of biomed jobs at the center in Baton Rouge each year. Over the past 31 years, LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center has attracted researchers from around the world to its Baton Rouge campus with the sole purpose [...]

Making Diabetes Disappear

It seems too good to be true. Biomedical research studies have recently shown that gastric bypass can eliminate type 2 diabetes in only three days.  In a clinical trial, a significant number of patients experienced long-term remission of their diabetes after the weight-loss surgery altered the anatomy of their [...]

ABOUT THE PENNINGTON BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER

LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center puts science to work for a healthier Louisiana. A world research leader right here in Louisiana, our mission is to discover the triggers of chronic diseases through innovative research that improves human health across the lifespan.

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