ATCC Wins $545 Million Contract to Respond to Emerging Infectious Disease Threats

Headshot of Joseph Leonelli, SVP of ATCC Federal Solutions
Published on :

As the world continues to grapple with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the emergence of the new omicron variant, Virginia’s ATCC secured a seven-year Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health, valued at up to $545 million.

Mason’s Michael Buschmann and team at start-up AexeRNA Therapeutics Inc. pursue patents for improved COVID-19 vaccines

Published on :

George Mason University bioengineering professor Michael Buschmann and a team of scientific collaborators have devised improved lipid nanoparticle technologies to deliver mRNA that could make mRNA vaccines such as the COVID-19 vaccines less costly, with fewer side-effects and more available worldwide.

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Announces Agreement to Acquire Infectious Disease R&D Facility in Frederick, MD to Accelerate Development of Vaccines and Antiviral Drugs

Published on :

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: TNXP) (Tonix or the Company), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced the signing of a Purchase and Sale Agreement to acquire an approximately 48,000 square foot research and development (R&D) facility in Frederick, MD to support Tonix’s expanding infectious disease pipeline, including TNX-1800, a live replicating viral vaccine designed to protect against COVID-19, TNX-801, a live vaccine designed to protect against smallpox and monkeypox, and TNX-3500, a small molecule antiviral to inhibit replication of SARS-CoV-2.

Rockefeller Foundation Grant Aims to Boost Vaccinations Among African American Communities

Published on :

Fueled by a $400,000 grant from The Rockefeller Foundation, the Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI), based in Washington, D.C., aims to improve vaccination rates among the African-American community through outreach programs and strategic partnerships with like-minded coalitions, including the National Caucus & Center on Black Aging (NCBA) and National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).

Novavax Vaccine Could Generate $33 Billion in Revenue through 2027, Analyst Says

Published on :

Novavax is aiming to seek Emergency Use Authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine NVX-CoV2373 later this spring. If the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gives it the green light, the Maryland-based company could see revenue of approximately $1.8 billion in sales by the end of the year.

Emergent Rallies to Meet COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Challenge

Published on :

Emergent BioSolutions’ contract development and manufacturing (CDMO) business is playing a crucial role in supporting the battle against COVID-19. The company has contracted with multiple vaccine makers, including AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, to manufacture the preventative medications.

Novavax Announces Start of Rolling Review by Multiple Regulatory Authorities for COVID-19 Vaccine Authorization

Published on :

Novavax Announces Start of Rolling Review by Multiple Regulatory Authorities for COVID-19 Vaccine Authorization Rolling reviews have commenced by FDA, MHRA, EMA and Health Canada GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 4, 2021 [….]