Viela Bio Receives U.S. FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Inebilizumab for Treatment of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

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Viela Bio Receives U.S. FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Inebilizumab for Treatment of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Designation based on positive primary analysis of pivotal study, N-MOmentum Gaithersburg, MD—April 18, 2019 – Viela Bio today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) for the Company’s anti-CD19 monoclonal antibody [….]

Paragon BioServices gets $1.2B Acquisition Deal by Catalent after launch of New Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

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Paragon BioServices gets $1.2B Acquisition Deal by Catalent after launch of New Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility April 15, 2019 Paragon BioServices, the home-grown Maryland biotech company that started in a Baltimore incubator 30 years ago, has grown to more than 400 employees and is two weeks away from beginning production in a brand new 150,000 [….]

MCEDC Interview: Jeff Galvin, CEO & Founder of American Gene Technologies

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MCEDC Interview: Jeff Galvin, CEO & Founder of American Gene Technologies In the latest of the ‘Built for Bio‘ interview series, MCEDC CEO, David Petr, discovers how Jeff is using the availability of raw talent and novel technology unique to Montgomery County, MD to develop potential cures for HIV and cancers using cell and gene [….]

Autolus Therapeutics’ Aaron Vernon Delivers Inspiring Keynote Address on Impact of Cell Therapy Industry

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Autolus Therapeutics’ Aaron Vernon Delivers Inspiring Keynote Address on Impact of Cell Therapy Industry April 3, 2019 The 2019 MAST Showcase, hosted by the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering – Chesapeake Bay Area Chapter (ISPE-CBA), kicked off this year’s event with an inspiring keynote address by Aaron Vernon, VP Engineering & Supply Chain at Autolus [….]

Designing for Cell and Gene Therapy Facilities

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Designing for Cell and Gene Therapy Facilities Q&A with Grace Linton, Process Architect January 20, 2019 Cell and gene therapy companies are ushering in a new frontier of medicine and technologies poised to revolutionize human health. The industry is advancing at such a rapid pace that these companies are faced with vast new complexities when [….]

Maryland’s World Leading Cell Therapy Industry Showcased at TEDCO’s Stem Cell Symposium & Entrepreneur Expo

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Maryland’s World Leading Cell Therapy Industry Showcased at TEDCO’s Stem Cell Symposium & Entrepreneur Expo Dan Gincel, Executive Director of the MSCRF (Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund), kicked off the 10th annual Stem Cell Symposium which has combined to be part of the Annual TEDCO Entrepreneur Expo for the past two years. The event attracted [….]

Montgomery County Commercial Bldgs Broadband Summit

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County Executive Isiah Leggett and Council President Hans Riemer invite you to join them at the Montgomery County Broadband Summit. The purpose of the Broadband Summit is to create introductions and networking opportunities, engage in a discussion of how broadband-ready commercial buildings can support tenant leasing and business growth, and gather input on the strategic [….]

Paragon Welcomes Employees to New 151,000 sq/ft Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

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Paragon Welcomes Employees to New Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility After a week of persistent rain throughout Maryland, it was blue skies and a perfect 85-degree summer afternoon that marked an important day for Paragon Bioservices and their 250+ employees.  Dozens of those employees stepped off a charter bus from Baltimore to see the brand new [….]