INOVIO (NASDAQ: INO), a biotechnology company bringing to market precisely designed DNA medicines to treat and protect people from infectious diseases, cancer, and HPV-associated diseases, today announced that the company has dosed the first Phase 2 trial subject in its quest to develop the first vaccine against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). INOVIO’s Phase 2 trial is designed to evaluate INO-4700, its DNA vaccine candidate for the prevention of MERS, a disease in the coronavirus family for which there are no approved vaccines.
Gaithersburg’s Novavax and European Commission Finalize Advance Purchase Agreement for up to 200 million doses of COVID-19 Vaccine
Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that it has reached an agreement with the European Commission (EC) for the purchase of up to 200 million doses of NVX-CoV2373, the company’s recombinant nanoparticle protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate with Matrix-M™ adjuvant. The agreement covers the purchase of up to 100 million doses of the vaccine with the option for an additional 100 million doses through 2023.
IMMU 102 – Emerging Coronaviruses. Emerging microbial pathogens are of increasing concern both nationally and internationally with the potential to cause widespread morbidity and mortality at an unprecedented level. The [….]
UM School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy Researchers Identify Promising New Compounds to Potentially Treat Novel Coronaviruses | University of Maryland School of MedicinePublished on :
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and School of Pharmacy (UMSOP) have discovered new drug compounds to potentially treat the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The [….]
Good News Stories of the Week – Featuring the Baltimore Spirits Company, Route One Apparel, and More.
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Maryland’s Medicinal Cannabis Industry Responds to Ensure Safe Patient Access During COVID-19 Crisis
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Veteran Owned Diagnostics Supplier Tapped to Help alleviate COVID-19 Sample Collection Shortages April 28, 2020 Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics, located in Bethesda, Maryland, is a privately-held, veteran-run company that develops [….]
Business Relief Wizard for COVID-19 Assistance Launches in Partnership with Maryland Tech Council Coalition
Business Relief Wizard for COVID-19 Assistance Launches in Partnership with Maryland Tech Council Coalition The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) has rapidly responded to the urgent needs of the region and [….]
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