Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, Maryland
NIAID IRF - Frederick
National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility - Frederick
Located on the National Interagency Biodefense Campus, Fort Detrick
The NIAID Integrated Research Facility is part of the National Interagency Biodefense Campus, a group of federal biomedical research facilities based at Fort Detrick, Maryland. The IRF is composed of 6 core laboratories: (1) Clinical Core, (2) Anatomic Pathology, (3) Cell Culture, (4) Imaging Physics, (5) Comparative Medicine, and (6) Aerobiology. Scientists at the IRF focus on developing prevention and treatment options that will be directly relevant to human diseases—whether they emerge naturally or are deliberately introduced. Advanced imaging technology and other state-of-the-art features inside a secure laboratory allow researchers to follow disease processes. Operations and activities include labs, wastewater treatment plant, and water storage, treatment and distribution. The IRF building is approximately 144,000 square feet, is located at 8200 Research Plaza in Frederick, MD and has 75 employees.
For more information, please contact CAPT. Mark Marshall.