Founded: 1947, State of New Mexico, not-for-profit corporation
Employees: 150 PhD level scientists, 1200 technicians and support staff
Annual Budget: $92 million
Endowment: $43 million
Size of Facilities: 500,000 square feet
Funding Sources: Grants, contracts, philanthropy
Research Areas: Asthma, emphysema, lung cancer, inhalation toxicology, aerosol science, inhalation drug delivery, bronchitis, allergies, science service contracting, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, infectious disease, radiation studies, chemical exposure research, clinical trials, specialized software for laboratory research, and neurobiological research.