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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

New Orleans, LA

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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Overview

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center / Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics is located in New Orleans, LA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
33%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

14
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (17)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neuropharmacology, gastrointestinal pharmacology, drug metabolism, behavioral pharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 433 Bolivar Street
New Orleans, LA  70112-2223
United States
Contact Dr. Kurt Varner
Professor/Head
Email: kvarne@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 504-568-4740
Fax: 504-568-2361