Global COVID-19 cases have been spiking in Europe and the U.S. as the predicted second wave is hitting communities hard, applying new pressure on hospital capacity and forcing local and state governments to once again tighten restrictions.
Over the past nine months, more than $7 billion in federal funding has poured into the BioHealth Capital Region aimed at the battle against COVID-19 and has shown a spotlight on the broad impact biopharma life science companies and academic institutions are making in the fight against the pandemic.
Biopharma and Life Science companies in the BioHealth Capital Region are known for their work with cutting edge technologies such as gene and cell therapies. Those strengths were on display at the 6th annual BioHealth Capital Region Forum.
Top Biopharma Talent Acquisition Experts Share Strategies for Hiring and Retaining Employees in 2020
The biotech industry continues to grow rapidly across the nation, especially in the BHCR. The region’s strategy for hiring and retaining employees is a key driver of the BHCR’s steady, sustained growth.
COVID-19 has created significant challenges for the Venture Capital (VC) market and life science companies seeking funding during the pandemic. While the pandemic has undoubtedly added a new layer of risk to an inherently risky field, the fundamentals for what makes a company attractive to a VC have remained steady.
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.
At Maryland Lifesciences’ 2020 Bio Innovation Conference, American Gene Technologies (AGT) took center stage. AGT was the virtual event’s diamond sponsor, AGT’s CEO and Founder Jeff Galvin kicked off the event with opening remarks and then hosted several panel discussions, including “Expanding Progress and Opportunities in Gene and Cell Therapy,” which was a highlight of the conference’s second day.
New Landmark Study at UM School of Medicine Finds Aspirin Use Reduces Risk of Death in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
New Landmark Study at UM School of Medicine Finds Aspirin Use Reduces Risk of Death in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Original Story: University of Maryland School of Medicine News October 22, [….]
The state of Maryland is the global epicenter of vaccine research and development. This has never been more evident than right now as scores of Maryland companies have risen to the global challenge of developing the first approved vaccine for SARS-CoV-2.
Maryland’s Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics Set to Launch New Product that Could Revolutionize Molecular Testing
Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics, which has offices in Bethesda, Maryland, and San Antonio, Texas, has been at the forefront of the battle against COVID-19. And now, the innovative company has released its latest product, PrimeStore Analyte Transport Media (ATM)Ⓡ, which could revolutionize antigen and molecular testing by completely eliminating the need for RNA and DNA extraction.