Louisiana’s New Website for the Life Sciences Industry

Louisiana Economic Development has launched a new website focused on businesses, nonprofits, and higher education institutions working in the life sciences industry.

LouisianaLifeSciences.com offers an interactive resource guide with information on dozens of established life science entities, ranging from startups and incubators in New Orleans, Thibodaux and Lafayette to established research institutions in Baton. Rouge, Shreveport and Covington, according to a press release.

Investing in life sciences in Louisiana has included research in water management, advanced radiopharmaceutical development, breakthrough diabetes treatments, and innovative genome sequencing for COVID-19 treatment.

The website contains stories, project announcements and video profiles from industry professionals, the statement said. There’s an article about the $ 100 million, 35-acre Aquatic Campus on the Baton Rouge River; a profile of the founder of BioInfo Experts, Susanna Lamers, whose pathogen transmission software has been deployed in the fight against COVID-19 in Louisiana; and a visit to Obatala Sciences in New Orleans, whose founder, Dr Trivia Frazier, pioneered specialized human tissue research advancing the global understanding of obesity, diabetes and regenerative medicine .

The site also connects potential investors with members of the LED team who can provide more information about the industry and the programs that support it.

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