Gene therapy has arrived. What’s next?

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After decades of work, gene therapies promise a revolution in medicine. How can society figure out how to afford them? Join STAT reporters along with selected experts in the field to discuss their perspectives on this question. STAT Plus subscribers enjoy free access for themselves, and discounted tickets for their guests. Nonsubscribers can attend by [….]

Gene Editing Experts Gather at Montgomery College to Discuss Transformative Potential of CRISPR on Genomic Medicine

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Gene Editing Experts Gather at Montgomery College to Discuss Transformative Potential of CRISPR on Genomic Medicine Montgomery College’s Bioscience Education Center (BEC) is the place to be, to see and to hear from some of the brightest life science minds in BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR).  Home to the region’s most important biotech workforce development and [….]

This Startup is on a Mission to Decentralize Cell and Gene Therapy Clinical Trials

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This Startup is on a Mission to Decentralize Cell and Gene Therapy Clinical Trials For the cell and gene therapy revolution to be fully realized, physicians, research scientists, biomanufacturing experts, advocacy groups, regulatory bodies like the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and other key stakeholders have to “Think Different”, as Apple famously encouraged. The “vein-to-vein”, [….]

Why Batten Hope Foundation is Funding Gene Therapy Clinical Trials for Children with Rare Diseases

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Why Batten Hope Foundation is Funding Gene Therapy Clinical Trials for Children with Rare Diseases  To hear Gina Hann speak about her son Joseph’s battle with an ultra-rare form of Batten disease is to experience the strength, toughness, graciousness, joy and optimism characteristic of the rare disease community. February is Rare Disease Month, a time [….]

Biomanufacturing and Supply Chain Standardization Key to Success in Cell and Gene Therapy Industry Boom

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Biomanufacturing and Supply Chain Standardization Key to Success in Cell and Gene Therapy Industry Boom The Wild West. Like changing the engine of a car while driving down the highway. This was how several cell and gene therapy industry leaders characterized the field’s rapidly developing Biomanufacturing and supply chain environment at this year’s Maryland Tech [….]

First Car-T for an Autoimmune Disease Enters Clinic

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First Car-T for an Autoimmune Disease Enters Clinic Maryland-Based Cartesian Therapeutics Initiates CAR-T Clinical Trial in Myasthenia Gravis Gaithersburg, MD, November 5, 2019 – see full press release Founded in 2016 by a pair of MD/PhD scientists and serial life sciences entrepreneurs, Cartesian Therapeutics is out to rapidly translate discoveries into clinical trials, and trials into [….]

The Story of Maryland’s Cell and Gene Therapy Cluster is Shared Loud and Clear at Inaugural Bio Innovation Conference

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The Story of Maryland’s Cell and Gene Therapy Cluster is Shared Loud and Clear at Inaugural Bio Innovation Conference October 8, 2019 On Monday morning in Bethesda, Maryland hundreds of industry leaders emerged from a large ballroom at the inaugural Bio Innovation Conference, hosted by Maryland Life Sciences, a division of the Maryland Tech Council. [….]

Bio Innovation Conference

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Presented by Maryland Life Sciences (MDLS), a division of the Maryland Tech Council, the Bio Innovation Conference showcases Maryland’s innovation and success in the life sciences industry. The Bio Innovation Conference will connect more than 300 top life sciences professionals in the region with leading global brands, venture capitalists and promising startups, while embracing the [….]