To develop a cancer research infrastructure at Xavier University that will support current and future faculty; develop a new core, enhance research funding opportunities for faculty development and growth.
To develop a coordinated cancer research and education program that will optimize discovery and development of innovative cancer therapies; lead to innovative clinical treatment programs offering new opportunities for early detection, treatment, and prevention of cancer in our region; and promote regional economic growth.
Xavier Mission within the LCRC
To develop a cancer research infrastructure at XU that will support current and future faculty; develop a new core, enhance research funding opportunities for faculty development and growth.
Building on the strengths of Xavier University, to develop cancer research, education, and cancer screening/treatment resource for this region, in collaboration with Tulane University and Louisiana State University, that will be internationally recognized for excellence
The Consortium’s success will mean much more than improved cancer research for the citizens of Louisiana. It will also:
In addition to breaking ground on a new shared facility with state-of-the-art cancer research equipment and laboratories, the Consortium’s immediate goals include: