DPHARM is the first event in the United States to question how we can disrupt the way clinical research gets done to reduce the burden to patients and physicians. DPHARM [….]
The Storied 25 Year History Behind the Baltimore Biotech Manufacturing Facility Producing COVID-19 Vaccines
Emergent Biosolutions’ vaccine manufacturing plant in Baltimore has been the subject of many headlines this past year for its’ role in producing several COVID-19 Vaccines. However, the history of this facility goes back more than two decades.
Fueled by a $400,000 grant from The Rockefeller Foundation, the Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI), based in Washington, D.C., aims to improve vaccination rates among the African-American community through outreach programs and strategic partnerships with like-minded coalitions, including the National Caucus & Center on Black Aging (NCBA) and National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).
With a visit from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan at the location of their future Vaccines Innovation Campus and Global Headquarters In Gaithersburg, positive data on their COVID-19 Variant Strain Vaccine, and a Phase 3 Trial showing 90% Overall Efficacy/100% Protection Against Moderate and Severe Disease in PREVENT-19. Novavax had one of the most newsworthy weeks to kick off the Summer of 2021.
Leading coronavirus scientist, Kizzmekia S. Corbett, to join Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to continue vaccine development research
Leading coronavirus scientist Kizzmekia S. Corbett is joining Harvard Chan School as an assistant professor to continue vaccine development research.
Novavax is aiming to seek Emergency Use Authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine NVX-CoV2373 later this spring. If the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gives it the green light, the Maryland-based company could see revenue of approximately $1.8 billion in sales by the end of the year.
Dr. Vipin Garg, Altimmune’s (ALT) CEO since 2018 and a biotech industry veteran, has successfully led the publicly-traded company through these turbulent pandemic waters. We recently caught up with Dr. Garg to discuss the pandemic, Altimmune’s deep product pipeline, his unique perspectives on the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR), and the state of the U.S. supply chain and biotech manufacturing ecosystem.
More than 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the United States and many companies are hoping this will signal a significant return to work for most employees. But, before that happens, there may be pending legal questions about vaccination requirements ahead.