BioBuzz Media Awards NFTs to 2021 Annual Award Winners at Baltimore Celebration

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BioBuzz Media Awards NFTs to 2021 Annual Award Winners at Baltimore Celebration
Awards recognize regional life science trailblazers in the BioHealth Capital Region
BALTIMORE, MD (May 5, 2022) – BioBuzz Media, a platform for industry professionals and job seekers looking to plug into regional biotech communities, recently celebrated the distinguished winners of the 2021 BioBuzz Awards. The event, which was attended by over 125 industry leaders, executives and professionals, was held at the new City Garage Science & Technology Center in Baltimore’s developing Port Covington neighborhood and was sponsored by Workforce Genetics, Scheer Partners, South Duvall, Weller Development, Fulton Bank, and Steer, LLC. The BioTechnical Institute (BTI) of Maryland was also a nonprofit workforce development partner.
The BioBuzz Awards were started in 2020 to celebrate the exciting and groundbreaking work being done by the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science community and the individuals that make innovation happen across the region.
Finalists are selected based on solicited nominations, with the community voting to determine the winners. This year there were over 4,500 votes total, more than double the number of votes from the awards’ inaugural year. Awards are distributed to winners as digital art non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
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Ellume / QIAGEN Partnership is Making Tuberculosis Testing More Accessible

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In 2019, Ellume announced its global partnership with QIAGEN to make testing more accessible by developing a new version of the QuantiFERON test, called QIAreach™ QFT. This technology, which is about half the size of a laptop and battery-operated, combines Ellume’s ultrasensitive digital detection technology with a complete testing workflow that can test up to eight samples simultaneously. Further, it can detect active infections as well as latent infections before progression to illness and further spread.  This early detection can allow for the correct measures and treatments to be applied and increase the effectiveness of TB programs. 

5 Top Maryland Cell and Gene Therapy Companies Actively Searching for Talent

Two businesspeople shaking hands, with logos of Kite Pharma, NextCure, Arcellx, NexImmune, and MaxCyte
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The BHCR cluster, in particular, includes a host of emerging and established cell and gene therapy companies, as well one of the deepest and most advanced biomanufacturing infrastructures in the U.S. While the cell and gene therapy industry still faces challenges like high manufacturing costs, high cost per dose to patients and complex supply chain issues, this sector remains very healthy and is continuing to grow rapidly in our region and globally.

2020’s Top 10 Most Read News Stories from the BioHealth Capital Region

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2020 found the United States embroiled in a chaotic political environment, reckoning with social unrest and racial injustice, and voting in one of the most consequential presidential elections in the country’s history.

Meet Your 2020 BioBuzz Award Winners

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Today, we are excited to announce the winners of our inaugural BioBuzz Awards. The BioBuzz Awards are a celebration of the exciting and groundbreaking work being done by the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science community and the individuals that make innovation happen across Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Announcing Finalists for 1st Annual BioBuzz Awards

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This year, more than ever before, we’ve seen just how important it is for us all to stay connected and work together to build a stronger biotech ecosystem. In the face of great adversity, the biotech community has risen to the challenge and formed new collaborations and partnerships to innovate and rapidly develop new medicines and tools to help us beat this pandemic.