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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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Wild Pea Beet Breast Cancer Hummus
Health & Life Sciences

Hummous and breast cancer are not usually associated with one another, but this October Blake Wollman plans to change that. Wollman is the founder and owner of The Wild Pea Hummous, a local producer that operates out of Randallstown, MD. In 2010, after 13 years of working in restaurants, Wollman

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Brainscope
Health & Life SciencesInnovation & TechProfiles

In recent years, the National Football League has become more and more vigilant about prevention, assessment, and treatment of concussions and head injuries among players. BrainScope, a Maryland neurotechnology company, recently received a $500,000 award from the NFL and General Electric to further develop the technology used in its portable

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Weinberg Medical Physics microscope
Health & Life SciencesInnovation & Tech

Two Maryland companies are among the recipients of $3.2 million in federal grants from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that will be used to spur American innovation and competitiveness. The U.S. Commerce Department announced earlier this month that Z-senz LLC in Gaithersburg will receive $100,000 in Phase I

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american cancer society
BioHealthHealth & Life Sciences

A colon cancer researcher from Johns Hopkins University has been awarded a $792,000 grant from the American Cancer Society. Nilofer Azad, MD – a member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and JHU assistant professor of Oncology – will use the four-year grant to study personalized therapies for individual colorectal

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