“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 [….]

Aaron Chang, Renalert CEO – Engineering a Global Paradigm Shift to Prevent Acute Kidney Injury

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In Conversation with Aaron Chang, CEO of Renalert – Engineering a Global Paradigm Shift to Prevent Acute Kidney Injury Every entrepreneur has a “founder’s story” that serves to build the unique framework for why they are just the right person to solve a specific problem. For Aaron Chang, CEO of Renalert, that story began at Johns [….]

Janice Riley, Manager of the TIC

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InConversation with Janice Riley, Manager of the TIC In recent years there has been a surge of interest in biotech entrepreneurship, with many scientists wanting to take their innovative ideas and develop them into new products and technologies.  And what better place to start a business than the up-and-coming BioHealth Capital Region!  Entrepreneurship comes with [….]

Journey from Intern to CEO – Brad Hennessie of NextStep Robotics

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Journey from Intern to CEO – inConversation with Brad Hennessie of NextStep Robotics The secret to becoming a successful CEO “Build your own comfort level with being uncomfortable”. Brad Hennessie, CEO of NextStep Robotics, knows a little bit about being uncomfortable. Joining the military early in his career he worked as a paratrooper. In his [….]

Kris Obom, Director for the Center for Biotechnology Education

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In Conversation with Kris Obom, Director for the Center for Biotechnology Education With the continuing growth of biotech industries in the BioHealth Capital Region, it’s crucial that professionals stay on top of their game in knowing current techniques, trends, and regulations.  As such, it’s vital that science education programs are able to meet industry needs [….]

Amita Shukla, Founder and CEO of Vitamita

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Amita Shukla spoke this past January at Women in Bio – Capital Region on “Mastering the Entrepreneurial Mind: Leading Change that Changes the World”.  Amita Shukla is a thought leader, innovator, and entrepreneur focused on creating transformative innovations for human health, well-being and potential. She is the founder and CEO of Vitamita and the author of Enduring Edge: Transforming How We [….]

The BioBuzz on… Harpoon Medical’s CEO Bill Niland – 2014

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The BioBuzz on… Harpoon Medical’s CEO Bill Niland via original post on 4.4.2014 Given Harpoon Medical’s success and recent acquisition by Edwards Life Sciences we wanted to bring back this post from our archives for a Throwback Thursday reflection on how much can happen in just a few years.  Congrats to Bill and all of [….]

Rob Crim, CEO of VAYA Pharma

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Welcome to this week’s installment of In Conversation, a series of conversations in the BioHive with Maryland innovators and game changers. Our guest this week is Rob Crim, CEO of VAYA Pharma, an innovative medical food company focusing on developing products to address lipid imbalances associated with several disorders and health conditions.  Liora Knizhnik: Tell me a little about yourself and [….]

Mark Nardone, Director at Bio-Trac on how small Biotech Companies can get Training grants

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Effective July 1, 2017 The Maryland Department of Labor, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Commerce, is excited to announce the return of Maryland Business Works, a highly successful incumbent worker training program. With a substantial initial investment of $500,000 in business engagement funds, the Maryland Department of Labor is eager to partner with [….]

Pete Celano, Director of Consumer Health Initiatives at MedStar Institute for Innovation

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Welcome to Part Two of In Converstion, a series of conversations in the BioHive with Maryland innovators and game changers. Our guest this week is Pete Celano, Director of Consumer Health Initiatives at the MedStar Institute for Innovation and a pioneer in the Health Tech Innovators of Central Maryland. Liora Knizhnik: Can you elaborate on the four big trends in healthcare [….]