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CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASI), a U.S. biopharmaceutical company that is focusing on developing and accelerating the launch of innovative therapeutics and pharmaceutical products in China, the U.S., and throughout the world, announces the signing of a license agreement for exclusive worldwide license and commercialization rights to an autologous anti-CD19 T-cell therapy product (CNCT19) from Juventas Cell Therapy Ltd., a China-based domestic company located in Tianjin City, China. Juventas will continue to develop CNCT19 with CASI’s participation on the program’s steering committee. CASI will be responsible for payment of certain future development milestones and sales royalties.

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After last year’s BIO International Convention in Boston was overshadowed by reports of topless women dancers bearing the logos of biopharma company sponsors at an unofficial party, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization in October sent its members a letter insisting that they pay more than lip service to diversifying their historically male executive suites and boardrooms.

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The C3i Program is designed to provide medical device innovators with the specialized business frameworks and essential tools for successful translation of biomedical technologies from the lab (concept) to the market (clinic). Through this program, the NIH fosters the development and commercialization of early-stage biomedical technologies by engaging investigators who are interested in better understanding the value of their innovation in addressing an unmet market need. The curriculum and customized mentoring provided by the C3i Program are intended to guide investigators as they assess the commercial viability and potential business opportunity for their innovation.

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RoosterBio, a regenerative medicine manufacturing technology leader, has received a $300,000 grant from the Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission to facilitate new product development. RoosterBio is one of three Maryland-based companies who received the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) Commercialization Program Award totaling $899,990 to assist with the creation of start-up companies or new technologies developed in Maryland.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Attendees will be provided an overview of Virginia Neuroscience (VNI) Initiative and how it accelerates neuroscience research by providing strategy, infrastructure, and research tools to clinicians, researchers, and industry. VNI members conduct basic and translational research in neurobiology to advance our understanding of brain diseases.

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D.C.'s top economic development official is leaving government to join Amazon as the tech giant builds its second headquarters in Northern Virginia.

Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Brian Kenner, who has held the position for over four years, will join Amazon to tackle regional economic development issues, the Washington Business Journal reports. 

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70 Years of Scientific Research on Diseases (1947-2017) - number of research articles published (PubMed) # For more interesting & helpful content on healthcare & data science, follow me & Brainformatika on LinkedIn.

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Corvidia Therapeutics Inc., a clinical stage biotechnology company, announced today the initiation of patient screening for a Phase 2b dose-finding study of ziltivekimab. Previously known as COR-001, ziltivekimab is a proprietary anti-interleukin-6 ligand monoclonal antibody (anti-IL6 mAb), targeting residual inflammatory cardiovascular risk in patients living with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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On behalf of AURP, and our BIO Health Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Romney and Rich Bendis, we would like to thank all who participated at the inaugural BIO Health Caucus, making it a grand success!

Each of our speakers and sessions shared significant insight into what is on the horizon for our global biomedical innovation district. Everyone's active presence was paramount in our ongoing mission to help the AURP community thrive. This gathering of bio-focused professionals served as an opportunity to establish, promote, and assemble health-related anchor institutions, creating new technologies, developing biotechnology partnerships, and improving health outcomes.

The next BIO Health Caucus will converge at the AURP IC2019 on November 5, 1:00 – 4:00 pm.

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Inova Center for Personalized Health, Fairfax You’re invited to spend the day with innovative entrepreneurs, professionals and industry leaders. Discover opportunities to help you navigate through a rapidly evolving modern industry & gain access to cutting edge technologies and tools.

Join forces with industry and academia leaders, researchers and decision-makers, all gathered together, at the same time, and at the same place, bringing ideas together to make a global impact and change the world.

Women Building Bio is where the future is transformed into reality.

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You are invited to join Learning Undefeated as we expand our reach again and welcome three new mobile laboratories.

Drop Anywhere Labs are the newest innovation in mobile STEM education, custom-built shipping containers that serve as flexible laboratory and classroom space for middle and high schools. Tour all six of our mobile laboratories including Drop Anywhere Labs, the Mobile eXploration Lab, MdBioLab, and Verizon explorer lab.

Event Info

Date: Thursday, August 1, 2019

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM