Dr. Mandi Lopez
Professor - Director Laboratory for Equine and Comparative Orthopedic Research
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
Dr. Lopez is from the Pacific Northwest. She received her bachelor's degree from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California and attended veterinary school at the University of California, Davis. She completed a food animal internship at Kansas State University prior to going to the University of Wisconsin, where she completed a residency in large animal surgery and obtained MS and PhD degrees. She then did a post-doctoral fellowship in applied biomechanics. Her areas of interest are within comparative orthopedic research and surgery. Dr. Lopez is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Lopez has several patents for biomedical devices and has expertise in both applied and basic research. She came to LSU in January 2004 and directs the Laboratory of Equine and Comparative Orthopedic Research (LECOR).
Stem Cell Biology
Adult Stem Cell Applications
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture