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$74 million

federally funded research portfolio finding cures for animal and human diseases such as cancer, lung disease, and more.


research faculty and staff investigating diseases and injuries that affect people and animals.


research of infectious diseases and pathogens that affect human and animal health including COVID-19, West Nile virus, avian flu, rabies, anthrax, and more.

#6 nationally

in NIH funding per faculty member among all U.S. veterinary schools.

Herd Health

research and testing to protect the animals that support Louisiana's $2.5 billion agricultural economy.

One Health

initiatives at LSU Vet Med seek to research disease and health issues that affect animals and humans.

Worldwide Leader

in equine research protecting Louisiana's $2 billion horse industry.