GeneDx Celebrates 20 Year History as Pioneer In Genetic Sequencing and Testing

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GeneDx Celebrates 20 Year History as Pioneer In Genetic Sequencing and Testing GeneDx, a global leader in genomics and patient testing, is celebrating its remarkable 20th anniversary throughout the month of March. The Gaithersburg, Maryland company has played an important role in the history of genetic sequencing and the rise of the BioHealth Capital Region [….]

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine Insights from Altimmune’s Leadership Team

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine Insights from Altimmune’s Leadership Team Coronavirus/COVID-19 continues to radically change daily life across the U.S. Governor Larry Hogan issued an executive order on March 15th ordering the closure of restaurants (take out only), bars, theaters, and fitness centers until further notice from the state. The CDC also changed its guidelines for gatherings from [….]

Altimmune Becomes The Second Maryland-Based Biotech Advance Potential Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine

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Altimmune Becomes The Second Maryland-Based Biotech Advance Potential Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine As the coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S.  — there are currently 150 confirmed cases with 11 total deaths as of this writing — several BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science companies are urgently pushing to develop and deploy a COVID-19 vaccine. In [….]

Two Maryland Biotechs Partner to Bring Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate into Clinical Trials

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Two Maryland Biotechs Partner to Bring Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate into Clinical Trials Emergent BioSolutions and Novavax, both headquartered in the BioHealth Capital Region, announced today a partnership to bring Novavax’s potential COVID-19 vaccine to the clinic. The companies have structured their collaboration anticipating the start of Phase I clinical vaccine trials to start in the [….]

Advancements In Gene Editing and CRISPR Emerging From Frederick, Maryland’s Vibrant BioHub

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Advancements In Gene Editing and CRISPR Emerging From Frederick, Maryland’s Vibrant BioHub A strong crowd of BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) lab researchers, genomic scientists, and other life science industry members were drawn to the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research’s (FNLCR) to hear from experts at the leading-edge of gene editing and CRISPR research. “The [….]

What’s Behind Novavax’s Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine Development Program

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What’s Behind Novavax’s Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine Development Program The BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) has a long history of leading the fight against new, frightening diseases, like Ebola and the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) which is quickly spreading across the globe. Leading public health agencies such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and others believe the COVID-19 virus [….]