Scientific Dinner Series

Dr. Jennifer Rood presenting her research partnership with the Department of Defense. Scientists, military leaders and special guests gathered for this momentous Scientific Dinner.

The Scientific Dinner Series provides the opportunity to share the latest cutting-edge research with our Leadership Donors and stakeholders. Topics include presentations on research covering disease prevention and treatment, dementia, childhood obesity, exercise, and nutrition.

The Scientific Dinner Series is underwritten by corporate partner, Capital One.

Recent presentations included:

  • Pennington Biomedical and the Search for Cures featuring Executive Director of Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    John Kirwan, Ph.D.
  • New Ways of Thinking About Health: How Our Local Discoveries Will Have a Global Impact featuring Dr. Donna Ryan, adjunct professor of Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
  • Tackling Myths About Physical Activity & Childhood Obesity featuring speaker, Amanda Staiano, Ph.D., of Pennington Biomedical Research Center.

We invite you to join as a leadership donor to attend the exclusive Scientific Dinners.   For more information, contact Kristy Mayes, Director of Development, or (225) 763-3181.

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