It’s a hot topic in the technology and banking space at the moment. With countries around the world (including the US) exploring Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), nations like El Salvador accepting Bitcoin ($BTC) as legal tender, and financial institutions exploring various cryptocurrencies for enterprise-level use, it certainly feels like we’re on the cusp of a digital revolution.
TTC is planning a technology opportunities webinar on July 13, 2021 from 11:00 am – noon, EST. Attendees will hear from the NCI’s Dr. Genoveffa Franchini about a new HIV [….]
The life sciences industry is evolving rapidly into a world where lab experimentation will meet artificial intelligence, automation will merge with human ingenuity and hard-won wisdom, and the power of viral vectors, stem cells, nanotechnology, and gene editing tools will revolutionize health care as we know it.
NCI Technology Opportunities Webinar: “Complete Tumor Regression Seen in Colon Cancer and Leukemia Animal Models with a Novel High Efficacy Fluorinated Cytidine Therapeutic Compound”
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), Technology Transfer Center (TTC) will host a webinar to highlight a cancer therapeutic technology for collaborative development and/or licensing. The webinar presented by the technology inventor, Dr. Joel Morris, will highlight NCI’s novel, therapeutic fluorinated cytidine compound that shows high efficacy against colon cancer and leukemia. Studies indicated that the therapeutic compound can produce complete regression in xenograph mouse models with minimal effects on body weight. Registration is free.
The Germantown Innovation Center is home to some of Maryland’s fastest-rising stars in the life sciences ecosystem. Multiple startups found a home in the Montgomery County incubator and benefit from the lab space and the strategic access to federal agencies, nearby thought leadership, and on-campus workforce access.
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.