The pandemic changed everything. We live differently, behave differently, and have come to appreciate the little things we might have taken for granted before COVID-19 took hold in the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR).
End of Year Update: 2020 Life Science Venture Capital Funding Roundup in the BioHealth Capital Region
This has certainly been a year unlike any other for BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science companies of all sizes and kinds. Just a few months into 2020, the coronavirus pandemic swept the region, seriously disrupting, albeit temporarily, the best laid plans of aspiring founders, entrepreneurs, emerging startups, pre-clinical and more established, larger biohealth organizations in Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland.
Tia Lyles-Williams, the founder & CEO of LucasPye BIO (LPB) and HelaPlex, is on a mission to lower development and manufacturing costs for emerging life science companies while bringing greater diversity to the life science industry.
On this Veteran’s Day 2020, we celebrate BHCR veteran-owned life science companies that you should keep an eye on as we head into 2021.
The pandemic turned the talent acquisition world on its head, forcing life science companies to adjust on the fly and move to a 100% virtual recruiting environment nearly overnight. While many industries saw layoffs, the life science industry saw a surge in hiring which made it even more important to get this new virtual shift right.
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).
Veralox Therapeutics Appoints Life Sciences Industry Veteran Alex Martin as Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Martin brings to the Chairman’s role over 25 years of experience in senior executive roles in the life sciences industry, with a focus on business development, operations, and financing.
Maryland is the epicenter of biotech and life science innovation in the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR). The state is home to a burgeoning life science ecosystem, including a rapidly growing cell and gene therapy industry, a robust and growing advanced biomanufacturing environment, and a deep network of leading research universities and critical government life science research entities.
5 Questions with Ulyana Desiderio, Director of BioHealth and Life Sciences in the Maryland Department of Commerce
Jacob Greenwood is the Director of Business Development in CRB’s Maryland office. Born and raised in Northeast Baltimore City, he is a life-long Marylander devoted to seeing his state prosper.
The Frederick Innovative Technology Center’s (FITCI) Edge Accelerator Program Mentoring the Next Generation of Frederick, Maryland Life Science Startups
The Frederick Innovative Technology Center business incubator and accelerator, or FITCI, as it is better known, has been a linchpin for the Frederick, Maryland life science ecosystem for more than 15 years. BioHealth Capital Region signature companies like RoosterBio, Inc., BioFactura, Theradaptive, KempBio (now Kemp Proteins), and Bridgepath Scientific all made their start at FITCI.