Altimmune Becomes The Second Maryland-Based Biotech Advance Potential Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine

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Altimmune Becomes The Second Maryland-Based Biotech Advance Potential Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine As the coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S.  — there are currently 150 confirmed cases with 11 total deaths as of this writing — several BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science companies are urgently pushing to develop and deploy a COVID-19 vaccine. In [….]

What’s Behind Novavax’s Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine Development Program

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What’s Behind Novavax’s Coronavirus/COVID-19 Vaccine Development Program The BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) has a long history of leading the fight against new, frightening diseases, like Ebola and the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) which is quickly spreading across the globe. Leading public health agencies such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and others believe the COVID-19 virus [….]

U.S. Coronavirus Response Could Include These BioHealth Capital Region Organizations

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U.S. Coronavirus Response Could Include These BioHealth Capital Region Organizations The streets of Wuhan, China — the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak — are empty and quiet except for the sound of loudspeakers squawking quarantine instructions to its sheltered-in-place residents. Flights to some Chinese cities have been terminated. A Tokyo, Japan-based travel agency has canceled [….]

Novavax Signs Strategic Partnership with Catalent’s Paragon BioServices, Secures Company Future and 100’s of Jobs

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Novavax Signs Strategic Partnership with Catalent’s Paragon BioServices, Secures Company Future and 100’s of Jobs June 27, 2019 Montgomery County Maryland’s Novavax has had a rocky road to say the least, and the latest failed Phase III RSV trial earlier this year put the company in a difficult position to recover from. Aside from the [….]

BioHealth Capital Region is Entering Period of “Creative Destruction” at Perfect Time

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BioHealth Capital Region is Entering Period of “Creative Destruction” at Perfect Time March 12, 2019 In 1942, Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter wrote, “ …industrial mutation—if I may use that biological term—that incessantly revolutionizes the economic structure from within, incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one. This process of Creative Destruction is the [….]

NIH Directors Rally Maryland Biotech Industry Leaders to do More with NIH at Lifetime Achievement Galla

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One thing was evident by the 2018 celebration of the Maryland Tech Council’s Lifetime Achievement Awards; we live among the greatest minds of our time.  Literally. We live among them. They are our neighbors. No other region in the world is there such a concentration of scientific genius and servant leaders as there is here [….]