Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana Company Profile

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The Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana (BRF) is an independent, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization established in 1986. The Foundation was founded through a recommendation from the Mt. Auburn Study, an economic development report that identified new initiatives to diversify the Shreveport-Bossier economy. Seed funding for the creation of the Foundation was provided by the Caddo Parish Commission and the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce. With 51 employees and a volunteer board of directors, the Foundation manages a $13 million operating budget and $63 million in assets. In fulfilling its mission, the Foundation supports these four initiatives:
InterTech Science Park for life science and related technologies
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging Center and Southern Isotopes
Education and Workforce Development programs
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) support


PO Box 38050
United States of America


Phone: (318) 675-4100
Fax: (318) 675-4120

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LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center approved for $4.5M childhood obesity treatment study

(Louisiana State University) A research team at LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center has been approved for a five-year, $4.5 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Inst...

2010 Northwest Biomedical Awards

We are pleased to announce that the 2010 Northwest Biomedical Awards competition is open for entries. This prestigious awards dinner, celebrates key achievements from companies and indi...

The Allstate Foundation Brings Disaster Preparedness Week to the Northwest and Donates $100,000 ...

"Although it might be the last thing on your mind, a disaster could occur in any community at any time across the Northwest," said Allstate Read more...

Best of the Northwest Biomedical sector

Bionow, the Northwest Regional Development Agency's (NWDA)  biomedical cluster support group, held their annual Northwest Biomedical Awards at Mere Golf & Country Club on Thursday 11 November...

Monkey Briefly Escapes Louisiana Research Facility

NewsA Rhesus macaque went missing from the New Iberia Research Center, part of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, this past weekend.

NIH grant will aid research in preventing kidney failure

(Louisiana State University) A National Institutes of Health grant will help LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center take the next step to better understanding how to prevent the kidney damage and f...

Reversal of fortunes

(Louisiana State University) Scientists have discovered that the seafloor from the Mississippi River Delta to the Gulf of Mexico is eroding like the land loss that is occurring on the Louisiana coast....

Penn Biomedical Graduate Studies program receives gift for scientists in training

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has received a $2 million gift from the Blavatnik Family Foundation to establish the B...

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Vaccination coverage and associated factors among children aged 12 - 23 months in Northwest Ethiopia.

Full vaccination coverage has been identified as the foundation for the prevention of morbidity and mortality from the childhood illnesses. However, a significant number of children do not get recomme...

Blood donors' preferences for blood donation for biomedical research.

Increasing numbers of blood donors are recruited to participate in biomedical research. As blood services depend on voluntary donors, successful recruitment calls for a better understanding of donors'...

The Florence Nightingale Foundation: developing nursing's leaders.

Ursula Ward, Chief Executive, Florence Nightingale Foundation, , describes the role of the foundation and its plans for the future.

Big Data Collision: The Internet of Things, Wearable Devices, and Genomics in the Study of Neurological Traits and Disease.

Advances in information technology (IT) hardware in the last decade has led to the advent of small connected devices broadly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT and its subcategory of...

High Rates of Repeat Chlamydial Infections among Young Women - Louisiana, 2000-2015.

Chlamydial infections are common among young women and can lead to serious reproductive health complications. We assessed the risk of reported repeat chlamydial infection among young women in Louisian...

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How Participants Perceive Biomedical Research in Pulmonology

The primary objective of this study is to determine how biomedical research is perceived by patients already participating in a pulmonology research project.

Impact of CMS Reimbursement Policy Supporting Care Coordination in Louisiana

Investigators propose to use a natural experiment design to examine the impacts of the new CPT code (99490) for chronic care management on health outcomes. The Investigators will collabora...

Bigfoot Biomedical Clinical Research Center (CRC) Trial

The trial is designed to assess safety and feasibility of the Bigfoot Biomedical Type 1 Diabetes Management System (T1DMS) in up to 50 participants in a closely monitored Clinical Research...

Replication of the Teen Outreach Program in the Pacific Northwest

The Northwest Coalition for Adolescent Health (NWCAH) replicated the Teen Outreach Program (TOP) in five states across the pacific northwest including Idaho, Alaska, Montana, Oregon, and W...

Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry

The Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry is a confidential database made up of individuals diagnosed with severe alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (Alpha-1) or the carrier state.

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Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana

The Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana (BRF) is an independent, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization established in 1986. The Foundation was founded through a recommendation from the M...

Epilepsy Foundation Northwest

The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest (EFNW) serves northwest states including Washington and Oregon with support to Alaska and Montana, and is an affiliate of the national Epilepsy Foundation. Over 110,...

Louisiana Emerging Technologies Center

The LSU System Research & Technology Foundation’s philosophy is simple: Take the most promising breakthroughs from Louisiana ’s university scientists – an assortment of researchers already know...

Northwest Health Foundation

The mission of the Northwest Health Foundation is to advance, support, and promote the health of the people in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The Foundation invests in effort...

Northwest Kinetics, Inc

Northwest Kinetics is an independent research facility specializing in Phase 0, I and II clinical research services. Founded in 1995, we are the only facility of our size in the Seattle-Tacoma area, a...

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