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BRF celebrates the 2019-2020 SMART graduates

Click here to learn more about the 2019-2020 SMART graduates.

Digital Media Institute at InterTech receives Best Buy Foundation grant for online summer camps

The Digital Media Institute at InterTech (DMII), a division of BRF, was awarded a community grant from the Best Buy®...

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...

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...

April 2020 Quarterly Report Now Available

For BRF's April 2020 Quarterly Report, click here.

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...

BRF awarded Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation grant for Biotechnology Magnet Academy

BRF was recently awarded a grant from the Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation to purchase computers for...

EAP portfolio company’s $11 million grant advances drug to treat addictions

BRF Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) portfolio company Embera NeuroTherapeutics has announced completion of its Series B financing that, combined with...
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EAP 5th Anniversary and Startup Celebration

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM InterTech 1 2031 Kings Highway Shreveport, Louisiana 71103 Honored Guests and Speakers Governor...

BRF thanks Dr. W. Juan Watkins for 25 years of service

The BRF Board of Directors honored former board member Dr. W. Juan Watkins after its meeting on July 17, 2019....

BRF President and CEO John F. George Jr., M.D. delivers BPCC commencement address

BRF was honored to have its President and CEO, John F. George Jr., M.D., deliver BPCC's 2019 summer commencement address...

Digital Media Institute introduces associate degree in advertising design

The Digital Media Institute at InterTech (DMII) is excited to announce its first two-year associate degree program in advertising design....

Envision Research hiring Clinical Research and Regulatory Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for the implementation and support of clinical trials under the auspices of Envision Research. Reports to the...

EAP portfolio company signs agreement with Medline Industries, Inc.

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) portfolio company RNvention has signed a manufacturing and distribution agreement with Medline Industries, Inc., the largest...

Learn about the New CMIT

BRF is leading innovation in molecular imaging and research in Louisiana through a new $14.2 million, 20,000 sq. ft. Center...
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CMIT manufactures PET radiopharmaceuticals to detect neurodegenerative diseases

CMIT has signed a six-year contract with Eli Lilly/ AVID to produce a PET radiopharmaceutical for early detection of Alzheimer’s...

8 Caddo Parish high school seniors graduate from SMART program

Eight Caddo Parish High School students who graduated from the Science and Medicine Academic Research Training (SMART) program were honored...

Juan Zuniga family makes donation to University Health Shreveport

Juan Zuniga, age 25, is a walking testament to the quality of care at University Health Shreveport. Zuniga was shot...

A letter from John F. George Jr., M.D.

BRF took on its largest endeavor and business unit over five years ago with a goal to provide uninterrupted safety...

Support growing for House Bill 885

A message from Rep. Cedric B. Glover of Shreveport: Despite the challenge of the looming fiscal cliff, there is still...

Southwood/Biotech Magnet Academy places third overall at regional science fair

Southwood High School in Shreveport, home to Southwood Biotech Academy magnet program, won third place overall in the high school...

SMART student top winner at state science fair

Three students of the Science and Medicine Academic Research Training (SMART) program were the top three winners of the 2018...

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program Screens 500 entrepreneurs and ideas

BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) reports the completion of a milestone of 500 screens of entrepreneurs and ideas.  During a...
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Update on issues critical to University Health System

BRF leaders hosted a called BRF Board and Invited Guests Meeting Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 to update the Board and...

Digital Media Institute at InterTech now nationally accredited and participating in federal student aid programs

The Digital Media Institute at InterTech (DMII), a one-year, accelerated digital media education program located in Shreveport, has been accredited...

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) celebrates three years of operation

11 new startup companies added to EAP’s Wall of Entrepreneurial Achievement BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) celebrated its third year...

CMIT Executive Director Dr. Pradeep Garg and team publish PET imaging study on nicotine distribution

A recent study published by Dr. Pradeep Garg, Executive Director of the Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy (CMIT) in...

Request for Proposals open to investigators at North Louisiana research institutions

ORDA launches second cycle of Seed Funding Program with focus in Neuroscience/Neuroengineering, Neuroinformatics and Aging The second cycle of the...

Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy study shows promise for better detection of melanoma

A recently published study by BRF’s Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy (CMIT) Executive Director Dr. Pradeep K. Garg and...
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EAP, City of Shreveport and Planet Aqua partner to bring aquarium

On Wednesday, Sept. 8, Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler and Jon Whitehead, Director of Business Development for Planet Aqua Group (PAG),...

EAP celebrates two years of operation with Wall of Entrepreneurial Achievement unveiling

EAP marks two years of launching high-growth local startups The Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) celebrated its second year of operation...

University Health expands telemedicine program to provide healthcare access to more than 500,000 individuals

USDA grant and UH match will fund $732k in upgrades University Health System, with a United States Department of Agriculture...

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) portfolio company has answer to spay/neuter concerns

AKC, studies say wait to neuter and spay The American Kennel Club’s (AKC) recent clarification to its position regarding spaying...

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) portfolio company receives $11M NIDA grant

LSU Health Shreveport scientist’s drug moving closer to the marketplace EAP portfolio company Embera NeuroTherapeutics, Inc., headquartered in Shreveport, has...

University Health Shreveport awarded Hospital Accreditation from Joint Commission

University Health Shreveport has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for hospital accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with...

EAP and Startup Prize coordinate first ever Angel Fund Summit

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA — The Louisiana Startup Prize is scheduled to host their final Qualifying Event of 2016 this weekend...

DMII student wins video game award, attends fifth annual Saxxy awards sponsored by Valve Software

Current DMII Animation Visual Effects and Interactive content student Cameron Nichols, is part of the 2015 award winning team that...
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