Our Companies


Over the years Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute has expanded our horizons and broadened the scope of our research to match the needs of our clients. Today LRRI is a family of companies that offers a host of unique scientific capabilities that we leverage for clients around the world.

With the recent addition of several divisions and subsidiaries, we currently have 200 PhDs, MDs, DVMs and 1200 employees in eight cities.

LRRI, founded in 1947, has more than 250 clients and projected revenue of $107 million for 2013, with an endowment of $43 million. We are the largest private biomedical company in New Mexico by more than $50 million in revenue, and are one of New Mexico’s largest employers, particularly of high paying jobs.   



Lovelace Biomedical and Environmental Research Institute (LBERI) Lovelace Biomedical and Environmental Research Institute (LBERI) offers a range of basic and applied science research capabilities to government clients and government funded industry and health organizations in order to produce innovative solutions to research challenges.  LBERI, a wholly owned subsidiary of LRRI, which manages all of its government contracts, is one of the largest private, not-for-profit research organizations in the nation. The organization features an Animal Biosafety 3 Level (ABSL-3) laboratory, which has Select Agent status. The facility is unique in that it is designed to conduct bioaerosol studies.   www.lrri.org/federal.aspx

Lovelace Scientific Technical Services (LSTS) As a premier contract and staffing not-for-profit organization, Lovelace is ready to fully support our customers by providing scientific and support staffing. We provide solid results to customers by finding the right professionals for contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire opportunities. LSTS’ ability to quickly recruit and retain the most qualified personnel is demonstrated by our average monthly fill rate of 98% in over 600 staffing positions. Our management skills and fringe benefits ensure high retention rates for contract personnel, greatly exceeding that of typical staffing organizations. www.lrri.org/staffing.aspx

Lovelace Intelligent Systems (LIS) Lovelace Intelligent Systems (LIS) offers pre-clinical research industry software and solutions that complement daily animal care operations while ensuring regulatory compliance.  The LIS team’s proven experience with pre-clinical animal model studies helps clients achieve day-to-day operational goals and streamlines reporting. www.lovelaceis.com

Lovelace Scientific Resources (LSR) Lovelace Scientific Resources (LSR) is a for-profit, multidisciplinary clinical trials company dedicated to high-quality clinical trial performance.  Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, LSR specializes in Phase I through Phase IV trials that evaluate the safety and efficacy of new medical treatments, drugs, and devices. 
LSR has four locations around the country and maintains centralized services that collaborate with our network of clinical trial sites throughout the United States.  In addition to a clinical research site in Albuquerque, LSR has trial sites in Austin, Texas; Sarasota, Florida; and Venice, Florida. LSR has a 280,000-person clinical research population base. LRRI and LSR bridge the basic science research conducted by LRRI scientists and develop the human application for medical treatment. www.lsrtrials.com

Sandia Staffing Alliance (SSA) SSA provides technical, recruiting and staffing services in multiple disciplines in the defense and energy sectors.  SSA enhances the depth of staffing the Lovelace family can offer to clients.  www.sandiastaffingalliance.com

MInd Research Network (MRN) MRN is dedicated to the discovery and advancement of clinical solutions for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness and other brain disorders. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the MRN consists of an interdisciplinary association of scientists located at universities, national laboratories, and research centers around the world. The MRN team focuses on the emergence of imaging technology as an integral element of neuroscience investigation. MRN is positioned with its national infrastructure to link the brightest minds in neuroscience with some of the most cutting-edge neuroimaging capabilities in the world.

In 2011, LRRI merged with MRN. This merger combines LRRI scientists with a top-flight team of scientists who are researching clinical solutions for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and other brain disorders. This unique team of scientists will study mechanisms in the brain that accompany nicotine addiction in smokers as well as how the central and peripheral nervous systems control breathing and airway inflammation. www.mrn.org