Pennington Biomedical Research Center celebrates 30 years

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - A special anniversary dinner was held on Thursday evening celebrating 30 years of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Our own Chad Sabadie attended the festivities which included hundreds of scientists, donors and community leaders. 

The purpose of the dinner was to recognize the world class research and contributions of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center over the last 30 years.

A discussion on genetics and obesity was moderated by Chad Sabadie and the panel included Dr. George Bray, Dr. Claude Bouchard, Dr. Steve Heymsfield, Dr. Will Cefalu and Dr. Donna Ryan. 

Also in attendance at last night's event were past Pennington Biomedical Research Center executive directors, Congressman Garrett Graves, State Representative Pat Smith, State Representative Franklin Foil and LSU President F. King Alexander. 

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