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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BGRF scientists co-publish research paper on blockchain & AI for biomedical applications

(Biogerontology Research Foundation) Biogerontology Research Foundation Chief Science Officer (CSO) co-authored the landmark paper in the journal Oncotarget on the convergence of blockchain and AI to...

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...

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 ...

New interdisciplinary research program in biomedical innovation law

(University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law) The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded a grant of DKK 35 million to Timo Minssen, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen for establishing a Col...

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...

Promising new drug for Hep B tested at Texas Biomedical Research Institute

(Texas Biomedical Research Institute) Research at the Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) on the campus of Texas Biomedical Research Institute helped advance a new treatment now in huma...

#jobs #lifescience Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: S&T Communications Partner

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: S&T Communications Partner . Base...

Northwest Mouse Invades Rollins’ Headquarters – Part of a Collaborative Strategy to Unify Brands Called PROJECT CHEESE

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 12, 2017 The Northwest Mouse, along with two unidentified Northwest team members, invaded its parent c...

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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...

Big data management challenges in health research-a literature review.

Big data management for information centralization (i.e. making data of interest findable) and integration (i.e. making related data connectable) in health research is a defining challenge in biomedic...

Clinical Case of the Month:: Abdominal Pain in a 39-year-old Man with Recent International Travel.

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 ...

Recent advances in terahertz technology for biomedical applications.

Terahertz instrumentation has improved significantly in recent years such that THz imaging systems have become more affordable and easier to use. THz systems can now be operated by non-THz experts gre...

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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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