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Is the pain stabbing or burning? On a scale from 1 to 10, is it a 6 or an 8?

Over and over, 17-year-old Sarah Taylor struggled to make doctors understand her sometimes debilitating levels of pain, first from joint-damaging childhood arthritis and then from fibromyalgia.

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MOVE over Caltech, Georgia Tech, and MIT – the University of Oxford has been named the best university in the world for computer science degrees for 2019. The ranking compares the top computer science programs in the world. ETH Zurich ranked number 2 on the list, followed by Stanford University (No. 3), the University of Cambridge (No. 4), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (No. 5).

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The University of Maryland Robert E. Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices celebrated its official launch on Thursday, January 3, 2019. The event kicked off included presentations by researchers at the Institute and supported by the the Institute taking place at the A. James Clark School of Engineering, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Children’s National Health Center, University of Maryland Insitute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 12:30 - 4:00pm

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  • 12:00 p.m. - Networking Lunch   
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. - Panel and Q&A with experts
  • 1:30 p.m. - 1:1 meetings*

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**In person at BHI HQ, 1 Church Street, Rockville, MD or by videoconference.

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Congrats to Alexandria a BHI partner and Board Member for their commitment to early-stage BioHealth investing.

Alexandria Venture Investments, the strategic venture capital arm of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. based in Pasadena, was recognized by Silicon Valley Bank as the most active biopharma investor by new deal volume in 2017-2018.

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University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that Claire M. Fraser, PhD, a pioneer in the field of microbialgenomics, who is the Dean’s Endowed Professor, Department of Medicine, and Director of the Institutefor Genome Sciences (IGS), has been chosen as president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS is the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting edge research through its Science family of journals.

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The STSI's 107 individual indicators are sorted into five composites: research and development (R&D) inputs, risk capital and entrepreneurial infrastructure, human capital investment, technology and science workforce, and technology concentration and dynamism.

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The first Food and Drug Administration approvals for cell and gene therapies are already more than a year out, but 2019 is likely to be a significant year for the field, particularly in areas like international interest, industry consolidation and pricing. That was the theme of a panel discussion Monday morning at Biotech Showcase in San Francisco, which coincides with the 2019 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.

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In wrapping up the year, AGT was proud to be featured as a State of Maryland “Success Story” for its growth in Maryland and achievements in the gene and cell therapy industry.