Baltimore’s Gemstone Biotherapeutics Poised to Transform Wound Care Market

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Baltimore’s Gemstone Biotherapeutics Poised to Transform Wound Care Market October 16, 2018 In the U.S. alone, there are over 100 million chronic wound visits every year. By 2020, the general wound care market is expected to hit about $20.5 billion. Maryland’s Gemstone Biotherapeutics aims to address this market with a highly tunable, novel biosynthetic wound [….]

Q&A With BeneVir Co-Founder, Katherine Sacksteder, PhD – The Path to a Landmark Acquisition (Part 1)

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Q&A With BeneVir Co-Founder and COO, Katherine Sacksteder, PhD – The Path to a Landmark Acquisition (Part 1) October 9, 2018 This has been a year marked by many notable biotech deals, especially in the immunotherapy market.  One deal, in particular, has generated more local excitement in the BioHealth Capital Region than any other; that is [….]

Inaugural Investment Conference Marks Inflection Point for the BioHealth Capital Region

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Inaugural Investment Conference Marks Inflection Point for the BioHealth Capital Region The first Biohealth Capital Region Investment Conference kicks off this week in Montgomery County. The conference marks an important inflection point for a region whose entrepreneurs have been calling for more active investment resources for years.  The event also fulfills a promise made by [….]

Abhita Batra, Otomagnetics CEO, Aims to Change the Lives of Childhood Cancer Survivors with Magnetic Drug Delivery Technology

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Abhita Batra, Otomagnetics CEO, Aims to Change the Lives of Childhood Cancer Survivors with Magnetic Drug Delivery Technology October 8, 2018 Abhita Batra, CEO Otomagnetics, Inc., is leading the growth of an innovative biotech startup, and bringing a drug delivery technology to market that could change the lives of childhood cancer survivors.  As with many [….]

The Unisphere Opens in Silver Spring to Grow Transplantable Organs with a Net Zero Carbon Footprint

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Image Credit: www.utunisphere.com October 1, 2018 The Unisphere Opens in Silver Spring to Grow Transplantable Organs with a Net Zero Carbon Footprint On Friday, September 21st United Therapeutics celebrated the Grand Opening of the highly anticipated Unisphere building in Silver Spring. Beyond the normal excitement that a growing biotech company in Maryland brings is the work that will [….]

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 [….]