South Duvall & Scheer Partners to Deliver More Spec-suites and Build-to-Suit Space in Maryland 

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It’s been a big few years in the Biohealth Capital Region, especially big for commercial real estate firm Scheer Partners. After the success of buildings like 704 Quince Orchard, a 77,000-square-foot office building converted to lab space, Scheer Partners has continued to bring new buildings to market with both spec suites and build-to-suit space available for tenants of all sizes.  

Seraxis Growth Leads to Expansion and a Complex Move to New Facilities

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After more than a year of searching and planning, Seraxis found a new home in Montgomery County. With the assistance of experienced life sciences logistics company BaneBio, Seraxis was able to seamlessly move into its new facility earlier this year without interrupting its plans to scale and guide its lead cell therapy into the clinic.

American Gene Technologies Launches “The Cure Chronicles” HIV Video Series

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“The Cure Chronicles” features thoughtful and compelling conversations with people in the HIV community. The video series launched in late March 2022 and can be found on AGT’s website and YouTube as well as other digital media platforms.

FiberCell Systems Offers a Better Way to Grow Cells for Monoclonal Antibody Production, Protein Expression, and More

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FiberCell Systems is a Frederick, Maryland-based company, and member of the recently launched
I-270 Innovation Labs, that is using a hollow fiber cartridge system to do cell culture better.

Despite Strong 2021 Performance Headwinds Remain for Biosimilars Uptake

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Biosimilars, also known as follow-on biologics, continued to capture greater market share and foment stronger competition with reference or brand name drugs in 2021. Increasing the number of biosimilars in the market and amplifying uptake by payers, family medical practices and pharmacies could be a gamechanger for patients and a healthcare system trying to reduce the cost of life-changing medicines.

Fulton Bank Discusses New Life Science Division at MTC Event

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The Maryland Tech Council (MTC)’s Business Continuity Task Force (BCTF) welcomed Fulton Bank’s Bret Schreiber to their Executive Insight Series on March 9 to give insight into the current market trends in the BioHealth Capital Region, and how Fulton Bank has helped life science and technology companies in the last few years. 

5 Questions With Ernie Payne, Vice President, Client Services at Conexus Solutions, Inc.  

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Ernie Payne brings a wealth of leadership to the life sciences industry due to his breadth of experience supporting customers in the Commercial Operations space.  He has partnered with various companies to help them with achieving service delivery excellence and improving client satisfaction with respect to Sales Force Automation, Field Administrative Support, Sample Accountability & Compliance, as well as other home office solutions and support. Ernie’s areas of focus include ongoing operational support, solution design, solution implementations, and sharing of best practices, while coordinating with the internal and external stakeholders to provide customers with better service through process mapping/improvements, documentation, automation, improving communications, and collaborative behaviors.

In Conversation: David Vanik, Ph.D., Partner at McBee Moore & Vanik IP

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Since the days of working on his Ph.D. in protein science, David Vanik has had an interest in intellectual property and patent law. As Vanik closed in on completing his doctoral research, he began to look at IP within the area of biotechnology.