Pennington Biomedical Research Center puts science to work for a healthier Louisiana, a healthier country and a healthier global community. A world research leader and a campus of Louisiana State University, our mission is to discover the triggers of chronic diseases through innovative research that improves human health across the lifespan.
We are helping people to live well beyond the expected.
Since its founding, Pennington Biomedical has led the scientific community in achieving clinical research breakthrough in nutrition, obesity and diabetes. Key advantages we offer include:
- Experience: We have nearly 25 years of experience connecting breakthroughs to the real world. With our expert understanding and advanced technology to support clinical research, no one is better equipped to move your discovery forward. We have conducted over 500 clinical studies, screened more than 39,000, and enrolled over 19,000 participants in our trials.
- Efficiency: Our clinical research model has one goal: to get to answers sooner. To encourage nimble thinking and avoid red tape, we are focused by design. We shrink the distance between discoveries and clinical trials with an efficient review process. From the design of our research test kitchens and inpatient facilities to our sophisticated whole room calorimeters and outpatient research clinic, we have streamlined our clinical trial methodologies in order to drive your discoveries forward.
- Expertise: As one of the foremost obesity research institutions in the world, Pennington Biomedical is uniquely positioned to offer specialized expertise in the development and clinical testing of pharmaceuticals, botanicals, and medical foods.
- Epicenter: At Pennington Biomedical, we understand that what we learn here will benefit people everywhere. In Baton Rouge, where we conduct our research, we see chronic diseases like obesity and diabetes in all forms and in a variety of people.
No one is better equipped to move your discovery forward.