BioFactura Announces Initiation of Phase I Study of BFI-751, a Stelara® (ustekinumab) Biosimilar

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BioFactura, a leading developer of high-value biosimilar and biodefense drugs using its patented StableFastTM platform, announces today the initiation of a pivotal PK (pharmacokinetics) Phase 1 Clinical Trial for its Ustekinumab Biosimilar (BFI-751), to assess the effects on healthy human volunteers compared to the biologic medicine, Stelera®. This is the first time BFI-751 has been administered to humans, as authorized by the Ethics Committees in both Australia and New Zealand.

BioFactura Funded $13 Million Contract Option for its Smallpox Biodefense Therapeutic

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BioFactura, Inc. today announced a contract option activation of over $13 million by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as part of BioFactura’s prime contract

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.

Strengths of Our Region: Combating Infectious Diseases Forum Roundup

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Over the past nine months, more than $7 billion in federal money has poured into the BioHealth Capital Region in support of therapies, diagnostics, and vaccines against COVID-19. In that short time, the region has shown its importance in halting the spread of the ongoing pandemic.

The Top Biotech Companies That are Hiring – June 2020

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The Top Biotech Companies That are Hiring – June 2020 June 9, 2020 Despite the uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic, companies across the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) continue to [….]

Industry Leaders Outline Best Strategies for Attracting Talent in the BioHealth Capital Region

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Industry Leaders Outline Best Strategies for Attracting Talent in the BioHealth Capital Region Recruiting and attracting talent is one of the top priorities and challenges for biotech and life science [….]

BioHealth Capital Region Startups Raised More Than $739M in 2019

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BioHealth Capital Region Startups Raised More Than $739M in 2019 These 15 Biohealth Startups had a Banner Year, Setting Themselves Up for Success in 2020 The startup ecosystem in the [….]

BioFactura CEO Dr. Darryl Sampey Shares his Entrepreneurial Journey at Frederick’s StartupGrind Event

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BioFactura CEO Dr. Darryl Sampey Shares his Entrepreneurial Journey at Frederick’s StartupGrind Event February 26, 2019 Dr. Darryl Sampey has been through the grind as CEO of Frederick’s BioFactura, a [….]