A Deeper Dive into the BioHealth Capital Region’s #4 Spot on GEN’s Top 10 U.S. Biopharma Clusters List

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A Deeper Dive into the BioHealth Capital Region’s #4 Spot on GEN’s Top 10 U.S. Biopharma Clusters List It has been a banner year for the biopharma industry in the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR), marked most notably by a large increase in VC deals. It was this increase in investment activity that was largely why the [….]

UK Based T Cell Therapy Company Selects Maryland for New US Commercial Manufacturing Facility

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UK Based T Cell Therapy Company Selects Maryland for New US Commercial Manufacturing Facility London based T cell therapy company, Autolus Therapeutics will build its US commercial manufacturing operation here in Maryland; regional biotech ‘talent’ identified as a deciding factor.   September 19, 2018 Autolus Therapeutics is a promising clinical-stage biotech that is a leader in T-cell [….]

Summer internship program in precision medicine creates a win-win for students and local company

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Summer Internship Program in Precision Medicine Creates a Win-Win for Students and Local Company Jeeva Informatics, George Mason University and United National Diversity Coalition of America collaborate on successful internship program for 25 students. September 12, 2018 Technologies such as cloud, bigdata, nosql databases, mobile apps, wearable sensors, and healthcare data interoperability are buzz words [….]

“In Conversation” with Mina Izadjoo, President of IPS

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“In Conversation” with Mina Izadjoo, President of IPS In preparation for the upcoming CEO Talks Panel on Innovators Combating Drug Resistance, BioBuzz Contributor, Sarah Ellinwood, Ph.D. caught up with one of the panelists, President and CSO of Integrated Pharma Services (IPS), Dr. Mina Izadjoo for a preliminary “In Conversation” interview. What is your background and [….]

Dr. Carol Nacy, CEO of Sequella, Takes on the Global Crisis of Anti-Microbial Resistance

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Dr. Carol Nacy, CEO of Sequella, Takes on the Global Crisis of Anti-Microbial Resistance  For Dr. Carol Nacy, co-founder and CEO of Rockville, Maryland’s clinical-stage antibiotics developer Sequella, it all started with a fascination for things unseen. “At Catholic University a few wonderful biology professors introduced me to this amazing world of invisible life that [….]

To Achieve 100% Job Placement, This Program Teaches Beyond the Classroom

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To Achieve 100% Job Placement, This Program Teaches Beyond the Classroom How The Program Director of the Bioprocessing Technology A.A.S Program at Frederick Community College Ensures That All of Her Students Land Jobs August 22, 2018 If you spend any time around the water cooler, you’ll undoubtedly hear conversations about the challenges that so many [….]

Paragon Welcomes Employees to New 151,000 sq/ft Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

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Paragon Welcomes Employees to New Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility After a week of persistent rain throughout Maryland, it was blue skies and a perfect 85-degree summer afternoon that marked an important day for Paragon Bioservices and their 250+ employees.  Dozens of those employees stepped off a charter bus from Baltimore to see the brand new [….]

These Philosophies Have Propelled The Emmes Corporation to Become a Leading International Clinical Research Organization

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These Philosophies Have Propelled The Emmes Corporation to Become a Leading International Clinical Research Organization Emmes Shows That Doing Good is Good for Science, Medicine and Business     The Emmes Corporation has been a pillar in the BioHealth Capital Region for many years and has multiple locations in Maryland, including Rockville and Frederick.  First [….]

New Immune Oncology Symposium To Be Held in Montgomery County

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New Immune Oncology Symposium To Be Held in Montgomery County Immune Oncology is a rapidly growing field, with more than 250 CAR-T clinical trials in the pipeline and recent FDA approvals of the first CAR-T Cell Therapies.  Maryland is home to some of the top researchers and innovators in the field, either at the National [….]

Industry-Driven Degree Program Launches this Fall to Fill a Gap in Biotech Workforce

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Industry-Driven Degree Program Launches this Fall to Fill Gap in Biotech Workforce In this exciting age of science, technology, and innovation, more and more high schoolers, college students, and graduate students are becoming interested in pursuing a career in biotech.  But, is the standard science degree (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) keeping up with this [….]