NexImmune Appoints Kristi Jones as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors

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NexImmune, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXI), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a novel approach to immunotherapy designed to orchestrate a targeted immune response by directing the function of antigen-specific T cells, today announced that Kristi Jones has been appointed as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors. Her appointment follows the departure of Scott Carmer, who submitted his letter of resignation this week. 

5 Top Maryland Cell and Gene Therapy Companies Actively Searching for Talent

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The BHCR cluster, in particular, includes a host of emerging and established cell and gene therapy companies, as well one of the deepest and most advanced biomanufacturing infrastructures in the U.S. While the cell and gene therapy industry still faces challenges like high manufacturing costs, high cost per dose to patients and complex supply chain issues, this sector remains very healthy and is continuing to grow rapidly in our region and globally.

NexImmune Announces Research Collaboration with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Related to Neuroendocrine Tumor Targets

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NexImmune, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXI), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a novel approach to immunotherapy designed to orchestrate a targeted immune response by directing the function of antigen-specific T cells, today announced a collaboration with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The collaboration will focus on the discovery and development of novel therapies targeting immune checkpoint proteins for the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors and other cancers. Dr. Steven K. Libutti, Director of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Vice Chancellor of Cancer Programs, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and Senior Vice President of Oncology Services, RWJBarnabas Health, will be the principal investigator.

Meet Your 2021 BioBuzz Award Winners

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Today, we are excited to announce the winners of our 2nd Annual BioBuzz Awards. The BioBuzz Awards are a celebration of the exciting and groundbreaking work being done by the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science community and the individuals that make innovation happen across Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

2021 BioBuzz Awards Finalists

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We’re excited to announce this year’s finalists for the second annual 2021 BioBuzz Awards. These awards celebrate the people and companies across our regional community and their efforts and accomplishments to impact human health and build a stronger biotech community.

Seven Public Cell Therapy Companies Delivering Opportunities for Investors and Patients

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Cell therapies have grown to become a prevailing field dominating new medical breakthroughs with the promise of treatments and cures for multiple diseases. The biopharma hubs of Philadelphia and Maryland have emerged as important drivers of this new wave of medicine, build on the foundation of renowned research institutes, universities, and a number of successful cell therapy companies who have paved the way forward in this field.

Cell Therapy Companies Across Maryland are Hiring to Fill Hundreds of New Jobs

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The BHCR has become a burgeoning center for cell therapy development and manufacturing. As a result, a host of cell therapy companies chose to locate themselves within the region to capitalize on its many advantages.

NexImmune to Explore the Use of AIM™ Direct Injection Technology in Type 1 Diabetes

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NexImmune, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXI), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a novel approach to immunotherapy designed to orchestrate a targeted immune response by directing the function of antigen-specific T cells, today announced a collaboration with Yale University’s Department of Immunobiology. The collaboration will focus on the use of NexImmune’s direct injection, artificial antigen presenting cells (AIM INJ) with regards to the regulation of autoimmune diabetes (Type 1 diabetes). Dr. Kevan Herold, Deputy Director of Yale Center for Clinical Investigation and Co-Director of the Yale Diabetes Center will be the principal investigator.

NexImmune Announces Formation of Scientific Advisory Board

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NexImmune, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXI), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a novel approach to immunotherapy designed to orchestrate a targeted immune response by directing the function of antigen-specific T cells, today announced the formation of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB is comprised of distinguished academic leaders in the fields of immuno-oncology, immunology and T cell biology and their expertise spans the disciplines of basic research, translational science and clinical drug development.

NexImmune Appoints Chad Rubin as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs

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NexImmune, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXI), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a novel approach to immunotherapy designed to orchestrate a targeted immune response by directing the function of antigen-specific T cells, today announced that Chad Rubin has been appointed to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs. Mr. Rubin will be responsible for all corporate communications, along with involvement in investor and capital markets activities. He joins NexImmune with more than 20 years of experience in investor relations, investment banking and capital markets within the biotechnology sector.