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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 privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies providing products, education and...

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 for Molecular Imaging and Therapy (CMIT). Learn more about the campaign and keep up with CMIT's progress at

SMART program renamed in honor of Bobbie Cates Hicks

Over the years, Bobbie Cates Hicks has advanced a host of causes that have added to the fabric of our community in a profound way. She has been a major supporter of BRF programs from the very beginning in 1987. In particular, Hicks has been a dedicated contributor to...

ORDA becomes Envision Research

BRF’s Office for Research Development and Administration (ORDA) has rebranded and refocused its mission to become Envision Research. Its mission, vision and values have been updated to reflect a shift from managing the more than 60 new clinical trials per year within...


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