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Finding Answers for Future Generations

Husband Pushes Back against Wife's Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis by Investing in Research to Find a Cure. John Kovich made a career out of solving problems. For more than 34 years, the chemical engineer applied a combination of physics, chemistry, biology and mathematical principles to meet the daily challenges that arose [...]

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 [...]

Changing the Culture: Eating for You, Not for Two

For many generations, society has embraced the idea that pregnant women are “eating for two.” That old adage is frequently invoked as mothers-to-be are encouraged to abandon restraint and overindulge in every food craving in the name of nutrition. It might have been sound advice back in the 1950s. Back [...]

Bringing Scientists Back Home to Louisiana

Efforts to retain Louisiana’s best and brightest high school students in state often make the headlines. However, relatively little attention is focused on how to keep those brilliant minds in the Bayou State after they complete college, master’s or Ph.D. programs. No matter where they receive their degrees, many Louisiana [...]

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 [...]

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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