What is RAID?

The RAID conference is sponsored by the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences at LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport, the Center for Brain Health at LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport, and the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science at LA Tech. The target audience for this conference includes students, trainees, scientists and clinicians conducting biomedical research who are interested in the interface between the laboratory and industry.

Goals & Learning Objectives

  • Establish collaborative partnerships between researchers at LSUHSC-S and LA Tech to support applications for extramural funding and promote the commercialization and licensing of biotechnology discoveries
  • Inspire new thinking and discussions that will drive innovation in cardiovascular research, neuroscience research, and biomedical engineering over the next decade. Foster exchange of experiences between industries, businesses and people involved with biomedical research.
  • Expose undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate trainees to training opportunities available from CBERS, CCDS, and Neuroscience mentors.
  • Explore methods of transitioning discoveries from the laboratory to the commercial sector.