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 [….]

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 [….]

From Turnaround CEO to Early Stage HealthTech Investor, A Fireside Chat with the Director of the INOVA Personalized Health Accelerator

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From Turnaround CEO to Early Stage HealthTech Investor, A Fireside Chat with the Director of the INOVA Personalized Health Accelerator Can a Successful Turnaround CEO help Turnaround the early stage HealthTech investment market? That’s a question that was partially answered on Monday when Startup Grind Columbia hosted Mike Thomas, Director of the INOVA Personalized Health [….]

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 [….]

A Personal Connection Fuels Commitment to Advancing Cystic Fibrosis Treatment for ISPE Keynote Speaker

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A Personal Connection Fuels Commitment to Advancing Cystic Fibrosis Treatment for ISPE Keynote Speaker Many pharma execs are proud to be part of an industry that advances life-saving treatments, giving hope and easing suffering for millions of families and individuals. For Alan Holmer, Director of Corbus Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc, and Chairman of the Board at [….]

Designing your Career: From Young Professional to Emerging Leader

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Designing your Career: From Young Professional to Emerging Leader PROGRAM SUMMARY: Often during his career and coaching practice Ken has encountered young professionals that have: Graduated from a good program at a noted school of higher education, Landed a position in their field with a reputable company, Applied themselves diligently doing their job in their chosen [….]

BioBuzz MoCo with Hogans Agency, Inc.

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BioBuzz with Hogans Agency, Inc. April 19 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM   Join BioBuzz and sponsor Hogans Agency at Bar Louie on April 19th.  Hogans Agency, Inc. has more than 60 years of insurance industry experience and over 20 years experience serving the Life Science insurance segment. We draw upon this expertise as we work to understand the changing nature [….]

Biotech Mergers & Acquisitions Were Red Hot In Maryland This Summer of 2013

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Biotech Mergers & Acquisitions Were Red Hot In Maryland This Summer – 2013 It was a red hot summer in the board rooms for many of Maryland biotech companies.  The recent MedImmune – Amplimmune deal topped most of the headlines, but there were actually a total of eight (8) Maryland biotech companies on one side [….]

Maryland’s Biotech Industry Recession Report Card – 2012

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Maryland’s Biotech Industry Recession Report Card A look behind the numbers shows our strengths and unveils some potential weaknesses within the Biotech industry. The Battelle/BIO: State Bioscience Industry Development Report (See p 86 for MD) did an accurate job of portraying the struggles that the Maryland Bioscience industry had over the recession, as further outlined in [….]