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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Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Makes $630,000 Commitment to Improve Oral Health in Underserved Louisiana Communities

The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today that it donated $630,000 last year – more than double from $310,000 in 2016 – to improve oral health and access to d...

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...

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, OHSU join forces to advance precision

(DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and OHSU announced today a joint collaboration to improve patient care by focusing research on highly complex sets of ...

A conversation with John P. Kirwan, PhD

John P. KirwanJohn P. Kirwan, PhD, director of the Metabolic Translation Research Center and professor of molecular medicine at Cleveland Clinic, has been named executive director of the Pennington Bi...

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...

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....

Governor John Bel Edwards Announces Statewide Collaborative Effort to Address Cancer in Louisiana

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards was joined by Dr. Rebekah Gee, secretary, Louisiana Department of Health, Kristy Duffey, UnitedHealth Group Chief Clinical Officer and board membe...

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Modeling long-term effects of hairy vetch cultivation on cotton production in Northwest Louisiana.

The use of hairy vetch as a winter cover crop for cotton production in Northwest Louisiana has contributed to sustaining cotton production as well as improving soil quality. To test the efficacy of ha...

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'...

Academic Anesthesiology Career Development: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of the Role of Foundation for Anesthesiology Education and Research Funding.

In 1986, the American Society of Anesthesiologists created the Foundation for Anesthesiology Education and Research (FAER) to fund young anesthesiology investigators toward the goal of helping launch ...

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...

Exploiting Semantic Patterns over Biomedical Knowledge Graphs for Predicting Treatment and Causative Relations.

Identifying new potential treatment options for medical conditions that cause human disease burden is a central task of biomedical research. Since all candidate drugs cannot be tested with animal and ...

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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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