Louisiana Leads in Science that Changes Lives

From advanced radiopharmaceutical development to breakthrough diabetes treatments, innovative genome sequencing to cutting-edge water management research, Louisiana’s life sciences sector is impacting lives across the globe and strengthening the economy at home.

Read more about organizations and individuals who are establishing the state as a hub of research, collaboration and innovation – and creating new opportunities for life science investment along the way.

Life Sciences Headlines

BioScience Innovators

A Louisiana Resource Guide

Read more about the statewide businesses, nonprofits and universities making important advances in life sciences research and application.

Sector spotlight

Help us keep the resource guide current by letting us know about other Louisiana life sciences ventures making a difference.

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Video Spotlight

Sector Spotlight: Life Sciences

See how Louisiana’s expanding Life Sciences sector strengthens the economic vibrancy of the state and the health of people around the world.

Infectious Disease Infrastructure

Susanna Lamers uses “part biology, part computational science, part statistical analysis” to investigate viruses like COVID-19.

Tissue Engineering

Dr. Trivia Frazier's Obatala Sciences in New Orleans is advancing research in obesity and diabetes.

Success Stories: 
Business growth
for a better world

The expansion of Louisiana's bioscience sector is creating local jobs and improving global health outcomes.
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Louisiana: A leader in life changing science

For decades Louisiana’s life science community has built a thriving ecosystem bettering both humanity and the state’s economy. From advanced radiopharmaceutical development to breakthrough diabetes treatments to innovative genome sequencing, Louisiana's breadth of work distinguishes the state as a major contributor to advancements in life science.

The state is home to one of the world's largest academically-based nutrition research centers, the nation’s top-ranked liver transplant program, and one of only seven National Primate Research Centers in the country. Louisiana has long been known as a powerhouse for the energy and advanced manufacturing industries, but the life sciences sector has proven to impact the betterment of lives across the globe. The research, collaboration, and innovation happens right here in Louisiana.

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