AIM-HI to Award $1 Million in Seed Funding to Female-Led Oncology Startup

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The AIM-HI Accelerator Fund, a spin-off of the National Foundation for Cancer Research, aims to award $1 million to a female-led startup focused on meeting unmet needs across the oncology landscape. The organization is currently accepting applications for its 2021 Women’s Venture Competition.

Cartesian Therapeutics Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of First RNA-Engineered Cell Therapy for Frontline Cancer

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Cartesian Therapeutics Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of First RNA-Engineered Cell Therapy for Frontline Cancer Descartes-11 specifically designed to integrate into standard treatment regimen for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma without [….]

Baltimore’s Personal Genome Diagnostics Secures $103 Million in Financing

Personal Genome Diagnostics Secures $103 Million in Financing
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Cancer genomics company Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc. (PGDx) secured $103 million in a Series C financing round. Proceeds from the financial infusion will be used to expand the company’s tissue-based and liquid biopsy portfolio and its global commercial footprint to support growth.

5 Questions with Lisa Tibbetts, Biomedical/Aerospace Researcher and Disabilities Advocate

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Lisa Tibbetts received a Master’s degree in Biotechnology from Georgetown University’s Department of Microbiology. She did her thesis in Usagi data mapping, pharmacovigilance, and artificial intelligence. She is also a graduate of Columbia University, Northwestern University, and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology and has worked in oncology, neurology, and most recently, satellite engineering.

5 Questions with Stephen M. Jackson, Staff Scientist – Immunology, ABL, Inc.

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Born and raised in gang-infested South Central Los Angeles, I was surrounded by compassionate and risk-taking individuals who recognized and fertilized my love, talent, and academic prowess. Collectively my tribe, for it takes one to raise one, helped provide me with unimaginable opportunities to excel and continue the fight for an abundant life through health, social awareness, and artistic expression. I, a Man who is also Bold and Black, am a product of their courage, compassion, endurance, vision, and love – Stephen M. Jackson, PhD

5 Questions with Kurt Elam, Senior Director, Sales & Marketing for LabOwl

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Kurt Elam joined ACC/Lab Owl in 2017 with 20+ years of specialty biopharmaceutical experience, focused primarily on oncology, infectious disease, and critical care/ICU medicine. He has overseen and managed the successful launch of over 16 new FDA approved products/compounds or new indications, and worked to gain formulary approval in managed care organizations, thereby improving access for patients.

5 Questions with Brian Hahn, Senior Vice President & CFO, GlycoMimetics

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Mr. Hahn has more than 15 years of senior financial and operations experience in emerging organizations. He joined GlycoMimetics in 2010. Previously, Mr. Hahn served as executive director of finance at Middlebrook Pharmaceuticals (formerly Advancis Pharmaceutical), a publicly-traded specialty pharmaceutical company.