The Laboratory for Equine and Comparative Orthopedic Research (LECOR) has openings for graduate students working toward the PhD degree with a concentration in regenerative medicine. The focus of the laboratory is comparative, translational stem cell research for treatment of pathology associated with aging, trauma, or development. Evaluation techniques include cellular molecular, genetic (RNA and DNA) and compositional analysis, histology, cell culture, biomechanical testing, kinetics, and kinematics.
Additionally, design and implementation of medical devices is a key function in the laboratory.
Acceptance as a graduate student at Louisiana State University in the department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences is required.
Information about the laboratory can be found at
Additional sources of information include
Louisiana State University graduate program http://www.lsu.edu/graduateschool/, and the School of Veterinary Medicine graduate program
http://catalog.lsu.edu/preview_entity.php?catoid=12&ent_oid=2854ntact: Dr. Mandi J. Lopez, DVM, PhD
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803