In the heart of pharmaceutical and medical innovation lies an undiscovered treasure that provides a pathway for med-tech innovation, the Maryland Development Council (MDC). The council is a MedTech Startup Studio that works with inventors to develop their ideas into working prototypes and marketable products.
We spoke with Dr. Emad Hassan, Chief Science Officer at Modavar Pharmaceuticals (Modavar), about the importance of effective, impactful leadership that sparks innovation and productivity. Modavar is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian pharma giant Cadila Pharmaceuticals. Modavar recently opened a brand new, state-of-the-art, 22,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Frederick, Maryland, adding a prestigious new life science company to the blossoming Frederick biotech hub.
Children’s National leaders provide expertise and support to advance SHIP-MD pediatric innovation initiative | Children’s National
The advancement of children’s medical devices in the U.S. continues to significantly lag behind adult devices for many reasons.
5 Questions with Doug White, Senior Vice President, Devices Business Unit Head, Emergent BioSolutions
Doug White joined Emergent in 2017 and serves as head of the devices business unit. He previously served as vice president and general manager of Molecular Diagnostics & Women’s Health at Becton Dickenson Diagnostics. Before joining Becton Dickenson Diagnostics, he was chief executive officer of OpGen Inc.
Paul Nolde has close to two decades of experience in the banking, finance, and venture capital sectors, serving in multiple business development and management roles. As the Fund Manager and Managing Director of Riverflow Growth Fund, a seed-stage venture capital fund based in Richmond, VA, Paul is responsible for all aspects of fund management and investment-related processes.
5 Questions with Rachel Rath, MBA, MPH, Director, BARDA Alliance for Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS @ Washington, DC
Rachel is the Director of the BARDA Alliance for Johnson & Johnson Innovation, based at JLABS @ Washington, DC. In this role, she is responsible for managing the BLUE KNIGHT™ collaboration between Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS (JLABS) and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). BLUE KNIGHT™ focuses on addressing public-health threats and emerging infectious diseases by supporting companies with emerging science and technology solutions that aim to improve health security and responses.
Numerous bacterium, viruses, fungi, and parasites can cause serious infections in people, and Virginia-based Aperiomics aims to catalog each one to provide doctors with the most accurate diagnostics information available.
Rockville, Maryland’s Advanced BioScience Laboratories, Inc. (ABL) is a rapidly growing biotech company that provides expert contract manufacturing and laboratory research services to customers across the globe. The company delivers best-in-class GMP manufacturing and immunology solutions for gene therapies, oncolytics, vaccines, and other immunotherapeutics to life science organizations, and government agencies.
TEDCO CEO Troy LeMaile-Stovall believes the growth of the life sciences ecosystem in Maryland requires a greater sense of cohesion.
At BioBuzz, we’re dedicated to bringing you interesting and important stories that emerge from the thriving life sciences ecosystem that is the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR).