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.
Louisiana businesses, nonprofits and universities are making important advances in life sciences research and application. Read more about the organizations across the state who are impacting lives around the world.
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Global pharmaceutical giant manufacturing and distributing prescription drugs at two Louisiana facilities.
Empowering advancements in human neuroscience and accelerating the drug development process through its drug discovery platforms, NerveSim® and BrainSim®.
A coalition of patient-focused, innovative healthcare organizations committed to the vision of a world-class, high performing health destination at the heart of a healthy and vibrant community.
Specializes in pathogen sequencing and analytics for healthcare and infectious disease research.
Specializing in translational research, clinical imaging and the production and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals.
Major North American pharmaceuticals manufacturer specializing in affordable, innovative medications and generics.
Preparing future physicians to meet the needs of rural and medically underserved populations.
A one-stop-shop for entrepreneurs, startups, and growth-minded businesses in northwest Louisiana.
Developing the next generation of biomedical engineers.
Coordinating and facilitating research for Louisiana’s marine science community and a state-wide collaboration of educational programming.
Specialists in pharmacy workflow management, providing DOSIS Systems to improve efficiency and productivity.
The only program in the United States devoted exclusively to diagnosing, treating and researching Hansen’s Disease (leprosy).
Saving lives through transplanting parts of a living person’s healthy liver to patients in need.
Hosts more than 80 startups and businesses as Lafayette's premier business incubator.
One of the largest academically-based nutrition research centers in the world.
Studying emerging infectious diseases like COVID-19 in nonhuman primates.
Improving quality of life through nonhuman primate research.
Susanna Lamers, founder and CEO of BioInfoExperts in Thibodaux, uses “part biology, part computational science, part statistical analysis” to investigate the genetic code of viruses like COVID-19.
See how Louisiana is bringing together the expertise of academia, business and government to produce world-class resiliency projects on a $100 million, 35-acre riverfront Water Campus.
Dr. Trivia Frazier, founder and CEO of Obatala Sciences in New Orleans, is advancing research in the fields of obesity, diabetes and regenerative medicine.
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.