Who: Sona Shah, 26, and Teresa Cauvel, 23, both of whom recently received master’s degrees in biomedical engineering from Columbia University. Shah previously worked as an engineer for the pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly and Co.
After flying under the radar for two years, Baltimore’s Centrexion Therapeutics ready to make its mark as an emerging pharmaceutical company in the field of pain management.
A new report by the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore and BioHealth Innovation Inc. says Maryland must pick up the pace on entrepreneurship to be the national leader in biohealth
Please join us at http://greaterbaltimore.adobeconnect.com/springupdate/ on April 28 at 3:00 PM for a discussion of the region's successes. The Central Maryland region has a strong foundation to support a BioHealth innovation ecosystem. The region is teeming with talent, world-renowned research universities, and a growing number of large firms. However, Central Maryland is catching up to its peers in terms of startup creation. The EAGB and BioHealth Innovation have partnered to publish the Central Maryland BioHealth Innovation Index, a report that benchmarks the region among the country's top markets and identifies strengths and opportunities for continued economic growth. Read more ...
Partnerships with private corporations can be valuable for universities looking to speed up the process of translating academic research to commercial products, services and companies.
Dedicated rules for conducting research with private companies could be a new revenue source for USM and could avoid another chocolate milk debacle.
For the second consecutive year, President Jay A. Perman, MD, addressed the Regional BioTech Forum to discuss advances in research and commercialization by the University of Maryland, Baltimore and its partners in academia and the private sector.
Throughout the year, we publish new Lists on the top companies, executives and deals in the Washington region based on our research. This week’s Lists included the region’s biggest venture capital deals in 2015, ranked by deal value, and the region’s largest venture capital firms and largest private equity firms, both ranked by assets under management. Here are three things of note about the venture capital lending in our region.
Join us on April 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. to watch Montgomery College student entrepreneurs compete in our second annual Raptor Tank Business Pitch Competition!
Modeled after ABC's Shark Tank, this year we are excited to have five student finalist teams who will be present their service or product to a panel of judges for the potential to win a portion of more than $5,000 in total seed money! This prize money will give these MC students the chance to expand or initiate their very own business.
AstraZeneca and its global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, have chosen Cambridge as the base for a pioneering new genomics research centre.
AstraZeneca is making a bold genomics play that places it at the forefront of the precision medicine game: Company-wide, it’s going to use data insights from a huge swath of genomes to inform the future of its drug development.
Thursday May 19, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Join us as we gear up for the BIO International Convention held in San Francisco this June! Life Science Professionals planning to attend BIO, along with those unable to make it to San Francisco, are invited to join us as we showcase the strengths of the I-270 biohealth corridor in Maryland.
Register to attend the Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships at the University of Maryland
When: May 9, 2016 Time: 4:00-6:00 pm Where: Orem Hall, Riggs Alumni Center, University of Maryland
These new inventions will be honored at a special Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships event on May 9 as part of the University of Maryland’s “30 Days of EnTERPreneurship.” Each year, UMD honors exceptional inventions that have the potential to make an important impact on science, society, and the free market. The Invention of the Year award nominees come from three categories: Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Information Sciences. One invention from each category is selected to win the Invention of the Year Award.
The search for a new president and CEO for the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore ended before it began as the alliance appointed the woman it initially gave the post on an interim basis.
Shannon Landwehr, the alliance's executive vice president, will replace Tom Sadowski, its current top executive, who has been apppointed vice chancellor for economic development for the University System of Maryland, starting May 2.
From Johns Hopkins in Baltimore to the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland has the talent and institutions to become one of the biggest hubs of the bio- and health-technology industry. But the region needs more entrepreneurship to get there.
Since World War II, the U.S. has been an innovation superpower. In virtually every advanced field, whether it’s information technology, biotechnology, agriculture, or renewable energy, America holds a leading position. Other nations may challenge in one field or another, but no one can match its depth and breadth.
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview
This position is located in the Technology Transfer Center (TTC) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Technology Transfer Center of the National Cancer Institute is seeking exceptional, dynamic candidates for the Invention Development and Marketing Supervisor. The Supervisor will mentor, empower and lead the newly formed Invention Development and Marketing Unit, and drive the strategy to accelerate and increase the volume of NCI inventions matched with partners who can commercialize federal inventions to improve public health. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of research and development in a federal setting, but bring the mindset and energy of an entrepreneur to lead the team, please visit http://ttc.nci.nih.gov/.
Over the last five years, electronic health records (EHRs) have been widely implemented in the United States, and health care systems now have access to vast amounts of data. While they are beginning to apply “big data” techniques to predict individual outcomes like post-operative complications and diabetes risk, big data remains largely a buzzword, not a reality, in the routine delivery of health care. Health systems are still learning how to broadly apply such analytics, outside of case examples, to improve patient outcomes while reducing spending.
The German conglomerate that invented aspirin over a century ago wants to take over much more of your medicine cabinet. Bayer AG is boosting its presence and brand in the U.S., the world's biggest medicine market. Bayer is increasing everything from marketing and research operations in the U.S. to the number of its nonprescription medicines in pharmacies and grocery stores.
The Center for Biotechnology at Stony Brook University and the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research arm of Northwell Health, announced that the Feinstein Institute will be joining the Long Island Bioscience Hub (LIBH).