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Vheda Health
BioHealthHealth & Life SciencesInformation & TechnologyInnovation & Tech

A Columbia-based healthcare technology company is making it easier than ever for chronically ill patients to monitor and improve their health. Vheda Health is a startup that works with Medicaid and Medicare health plans to decrease medical expenses and improve compliance with their mobile care management platform, enabling patients to

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Ulman Cancer Fund Housing
Health & Life Sciences

In honor of Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week, which runs from April 4 to April 10, we have teamed up with the Ulman Cancer Fund to spread the word about UCF house. Learn more at ulmanfund.org/theucfhouse. Every person on the planet has been affected by cancer in some way. No

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ComForCare Glen Burnie
Health & Life SciencesProfiles

After caring for elderly family members for years, local couple Jack and Pat Savage realized the importance of home care services throughout Maryland. So in 2015, the Savage family opened ComForCare Home Care in Glen Burnie. The franchise provides help to in-need individuals at home, independent and assisted-living communities, hospitals,

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Maryland_Gemstone_Biotherapeutics
Health & Life SciencesInnovation & Tech

George Davis is a CEO, investor, and big believer in a bright future for Baltimore’s startups. Davis is passionate about bringing academic research to fruition in healthcare. He’s doing just that through his companies: Gemstone Biotherapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on effective healing solutions in advanced wound care, and Gamma

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Novavax life sciences
Health & Life Sciences

Researchers at several Maryland universities as well as the National Cancer Institute have been awarded $3,844,000 in grants by the American Cancer Society. The grants, which started July 1, went to researchers with Johns Hopkins University; University of Maryland, College Park; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and National

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BTI BioTechnical Institute Maryland
Health & Life Sciences

Guest feature: Sarah Pick is a marketing consultant with the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland. Follow BTI on Facebook and Twitter. The BioTechnical Institute of Maryland (BTI), which works with unemployed adults to transition them to careers in the life sciences industry, was among 12 non-profit organizations selected nationally to receive

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Novavax life sciences
Health & Life Sciences

Novavax, a clinical stage vaccine company that works to deliver novel products to prevent a broad range of infectious diseases, has announced plans to expand its presence in Montgomery County. The company, which has its headquarters in Gaithersburg, is planning to build out its research, development, and clinical trial support

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Immunomic Rockville Allergies
Health & Life Sciences

For those in the health and life sciences industry, May is known as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, and more than 24 million Americans are affected by asthma. And while there still

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MedStar Health
Health & Life Sciences

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that MedStar Health​ will bring 72 jobs from the company’s other offices in the region to its new headquarters in Howard County. The company is moving from its current location at Sterrett Place in Columbia to a 97,000-square-foot office space at the Howard Hughes Corporation’s

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Race for the Cure
EventsHealth & Life SciencesMaryland Living

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to pay tribute to those affected by the disease, many Marylanders will be racing to Hunt Valley for this weekend’s Race for the Cure. Founded in 1983, Race for the Cure is world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for

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