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BioFactura
Life Sciences

BioFactura, Inc.​, a biopharmaceutical development company that recently constructed a new headquarters facility in the Riverside Research Park in Frederick, plans to create 25 new jobs over the next four years. The company, which graduated last year from the Frederick Innovative Technology Center and currently has five employees, recently built

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MedStar 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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Zika Virus GenArraytion Rockville
Life Sciences

As the World Health Organization declares a new public health emergency, one Maryland company says it has created a test to help stop the virus before it is transmitted to humans. GenArraytion, Inc., a biotech firm located in Rockville, has developed a molecular test to identify the Zika virus in

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Life Sciences

Sixteen leaders from key federal, academic and industry organizations have been appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to the Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board (LSAB). The new appointees include a patient advocate, executives from global life sciences companies with U.S. headquarters in Maryland, small biotechnology companies, and leaders from the University

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Race for the Cure
EventsLife 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
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
Innovation & TechLife SciencesProfiles

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
Innovation & TechLife Sciences

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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Maryland Venture Fund
Innovation & TechLife SciencesMaryland Venture Fund

GraftWorx, a medical device development company in Bel Air, has received a $500,000 investment through the Maryland Venture Fund. The company is developing an innovative approach to treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) that could reduce the need for expensive, repeated and invasive surgeries. “GraftWorx is turning the Internet of Things

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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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