Growth at Frederick Community College’s Biotechnology Program Mirrors Thriving Industry

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Growth at Frederick Community College’s Biotechnology Program Mirrors Thriving Industry Frederick Community College’s (FCC) Biotechnology Program continues to forge new partnerships and grow its capabilities to support Frederick’s thriving biotechnology industry. With critical support from Frederick County’s government and a local biotech partner, FCC’s Biotechnology Program recently secured a key partnership with the National Institute [….]

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

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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’

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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

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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. [….]

ISPE’s Chesapeake Bay Area Chapter Providing Stronger Support to Rapidly Evolving BioHealth Capital Region

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ISPE’s Chesapeake Bay Area Chapter Providing Stronger Support to Rapidly Evolving BioHealth Capital Region March 5, 2019 With approximately 2,000 new life science-related jobs projected for the regional market, the BioHealth Capital Region is in for an exciting and turbulent 2019. Under a newly elected executive Board, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE), Chesapeake [….]

Local Entrepreneur Brings Swedish Company AcouSort to BioHealth Capital Region 

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Local Entrepreneur Brings Swedish Company AcouSort to BioHealth Capital Region February 26, 2019 For every AstraZeneca, there are hundreds of small biotech startups and scores of life science innovators that are critical to growing the BioHealth Capital Region. For every new biotech flush with investment cash, scores of smart, entrepreneur-scientists with great ideas and technology [….]

BioFactura CEO Dr. Darryl Sampey Shares his Entrepreneurial Journey at Frederick’s StartupGrind Event

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BioFactura CEO Dr. Darryl Sampey Shares his Entrepreneurial Journey at Frederick’s StartupGrind Event February 26, 2019 Dr. Darryl Sampey has been through the grind as CEO of Frederick’s BioFactura, a thriving biotech company that’s a key part of the BioHealth Capital Region’s second largest biotech hub. On a rainy, cold February night at FITCI, Sampey [….]

These Maryland Companies are Going on a Biohealth Trade Mission to the U.K.

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These Maryland Companies are Going on a Biohealth Trade Mission to the U.K. February 20, 2019 The Maryland Department of Commerce is taking several companies on a biohealth trade mission to the U.K. from March 5-7, 2019. This Biohealth Trade Mission will provide Maryland companies with an exclusive opportunity to meet with potential investors, partners [….]

3 Promising Maryland Biotechs that are Targeting Neurological Disorders

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3 Promising Maryland Biotechs that are Targeting Neurological Disorders BrainScope, AgeneBio and Neuraly February 13, 2019 Neurological disorders are diseases of the central nervous system such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Neurological issues can also result from strokes and traumatic head injuries. These disorders affect millions of people worldwide, and the annual cost of care in [….]

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

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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 [….]