MCEDC Interview: Greg Merril, CEO of Adaptive Phage Therapeutics

Published on :

MCEDC Interview: Greg Merril, CEO of Adaptive Phage Therapeutics Adaptive Phage Therapeutics’ CEO, Greg Merril, was featured this week in MCEDC’s Built For Bio Video Series. David Petr, CEO of MCEDC, discovers how Greg’s clinical-stage company in Montgomery County, MD is using bacteria phage to combat the worldwide crisis in multi-drug resistant bacterial infections, one [….]

BioHealth Capital Region is Entering Period of “Creative Destruction” at Perfect Time

Published on :

BioHealth Capital Region is Entering Period of “Creative Destruction” at Perfect Time March 12, 2019 In 1942, Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter wrote, “ …industrial mutation—if I may use that biological term—that incessantly revolutionizes the economic structure from within, incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one. This process of Creative Destruction is the [….]

Adaptive Phage Therapeutics Hosts Book Launch Event for ‘The Perfect Predator’

Published on :

IMAGE CREDIT: https://theperfectpredator.com Adaptive Phage Therapeutics Hosts Book Launch Event for ‘The Perfect Predator’ March 6, 2019 This past weekend marked the launch of ‘The Perfect Predator: A Scientist’s Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug: A Memoir’. Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, a clinical stage biotech in Gaithersburg, MD, hosted the event. Some may [….]

Fina Bio, Immunomic Therapeutics and 12 other Local Biotechs Nominated for Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards

Published on :

Fina Bio, Immunomic Therapeutics and 12 other Local Biotechs Nominated for Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards March 5, 2019 Every April, the Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards (ViE Awards) are held at the World Vaccine Congress to honor and generate recognition of the efforts, accomplishments, and positive contributions of companies and individuals across the global vaccine industry. [….]

The Racefor7 to beat 7,000 Known Rare Diseases is on

Published on :

The Racefor7 to Beat 7,000 Known Rare Diseases is On A Global Approach to Advancing Drug Development for Rare Disease February 13, 2019 Runners in cities in the U.S. and India will join together in the Racefor7 event on February 24. This annual 7K is held to raise awareness and empower patients with rare diseases [….]

Emergent to Host BioManufacturing Job Fair in Baltimore

Published on :

Emergent to Host BioManufacturing Job Fair in Baltimore February 6, 2019 It’s hiring season for biotechs and companies across the BioHealth Capital Region are gearing up to compete for the highly specialized talent that they need. In fact, competition for talent in the region is expected to be among the most competitive many companies have [….]

Expanding Local Biotech Hosting Career Fair

Published on :

Expanding Local Biotech Company Hosting Career Fair Meso Scale Discovery (MSD) is an expanding molecular diagnostics company in Rockville, MD in the BioHealth Capital Region. Founded nearly 25 years ago, they are recognized as a global leader in the development and commercialization of innovative assays and instruments for the measurement of molecules in biological samples [….]

4 Vaccine and Immunotherapy Companies in Maryland That Are Redefining the Capabilities of Modern Medicine

Published on :

4 Vaccine and Immunotherapy Companies in Maryland That Are Redefining the Capabilities of Modern Medicine Maryland’s World Leading Vaccine Hub Showcased at Fourth Annual MTC Life Science Breakfast January 22, 2019 It might be cold and snowy across the DMV, but one thing is for sure—vaccine and immunotherapy companies are hot in the BioHealth Capital [….]

Revisiting – How Can Maryland Net a Boom in Biotechnology?

Published on :

Revisiting – How Can Maryland Net a Boom in Biotechnology? January 9, 2019 This is what you said in 2017… Have your answers changed? The below discussion was originally posted on BioBuzz’s online community on August 15, 2017. This particular question received a number of very thoughtful responses from across the state and it turned [….]

Three New Biotechs Open In Frederick

Published on :

Three New Biotech Facilities Open In Frederick  Frederick, Maryland’s Life Sciences and Biotech Hub Ends 2018 with Strong and Broad Growth December 19, 2018 The life sciences and biotech industry in Frederick is finishing the year stronger than ever. In one month, three noteworthy ribbon cutting ceremonies marked the opening of new and expanded high-tech [….]