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Story Highlights

  • “An Internal Medicine Residency Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Louisiana” describes the response of LSU Health New Orleans’ internal medicine residency program in its three teaching hospitals in metro New Orleans.“The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Undergraduate Medical Education Experience at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans” describes the impact of COVID-19 on medical education.

  • LSU HEALTH CELL BIOLOGY: Suresh Alahari, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, is one of only 14 Fellows of the American Society for Cell Biology for 2021, and the only one from Louisiana. Alahari, who joined the LSU Health New Orleans faculty in 2004, is a professor in the department of genetics and is also a member of the LSU Health New Orleans Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center. His research interests include the biochemistry of cell adhesion and the mechanism of action of the novel protein he discovered, Nischarin, in biological processes such as breast cancer cell migration, tumor suppression and metabolic diseases such as obesity and diabetes.