Southern Research Institute
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Southern Research Institute, founded in 1941, is an independent nonprofit organization conducting research and development in drug discovery and preclinical drug development, and advanced engineering research and development in materials, electromechanical systems design, and environmental and energy technologies. Southern Research has discovered more than 20 drugs that have entered clinical trials and seven drugs that have been approved by the FDA for use in the treatment of cancer. More than 500 employees support commercial and government clients and partners in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, defense, aerospace, environmental and energy sectors through technology out-licensing, sponsored research, and strategic collaborations. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., Southern Research has facilities in Wilsonville, AL., Frederick, MD., Durham, NC, and Cartersville, GA with offices in New Orleans, La., and Washington, DC. For more information about Southern Research, visit