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BRF statement June 10, 2020

BRF statement June 10, 2020

BRF condemns discrimination, racism and brutality against the black community in all forms and supports efforts that advance justice. Our hearts are heavy these days. The senseless death of George Floyd has once again opened a national wound and has made it clear that...

BRF receives donation from Tencent of 20,000 KN95 respirator masks

BRF receives donation from Tencent of 20,000 KN95 respirator masks

BRF receives donation from Tencent of 20,000 KN95 respirator masks for distribution to healthcare settings in Northwest Louisiana   BRF (formerly the Biomedical Research Foundation) has received a donation of 20,000 KN95 respirator masks from Tencent, a leading global...

BRF announces new chairman, board members

BRF announces new chairman, board members

BRF is pleased to announce Lennis S. Elston, CPA as the new chairman of its Board of Directors. Elston has been a BRF board member for over five years and most recently served as vice chairman during 2019. She began her tenure as chairman in January 2020. Elston has...

BRF helps train tomorrow’s scientists

BRF helps train tomorrow’s scientists

A part of BRF's EdVentures initiatives, the BioStart Laboratory Research Internship Program provides a semester-long internship opportunity for 7 to 10 Southwood High School seniors participating in the Biotechnology Magnet Academy. Students conduct a hands-on...

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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins help us celebrate EAP’s sixth year in operation, the end of year two of our NorLEAP program, AND most importantly, the 2020 class of startups that will be joining our Wall of Entrepreneurial Achievement!

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