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MaxCyte and KSQ Therapeutics Announce Development and Commercialization Agreement to Enable the Advancement of KSQ’s Adoptive Cell Therapy Programs

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Gaithersburg, MD and Cambridge, MA – December 4, 2019: MaxCyte, the global cell-based therapies and life sciences company, and KSQ Therapeutics, a biotechnology company using its proprietary CRISPRomics® discovery platform to achieve higher probabilities of success in drug development, announced today that the companies have entered into a new development and commercialization agreement. Under the agreement, […]

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GEn1E Lifesciences Granted Exclusive License for UMB Drug Portfolio Compound

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PALO ALTO, Calif. and BALTIMORE, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — GEn1E Lifesciences Inc., a Y Combinator-backed biotech startup focused on curing inflammatory and age-related diseases, announced today that it has acquired an exclusive, worldwide and all-fields license to the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) specific and function selective p38a kinase inhibitor program. GEn1E is developing cures […]

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Vor Biopharma and MaxCyte Announce Clinical and Commercial License Agreement for Engineered Hematopoietic Stem Cells (eHSCs) to Treat Cancer

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– Clinical and commercial agreement using MaxCyte’s recently launched ExPERT™ platform – Takes MaxCyte’s total number of partnered commercial licenses to seven CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & GAITHERSBURG, Md., (November 21, 2019)— Vor Biopharma, an oncology company pioneering engineered hematopoietic stem cells (eHSCs) for the treatment of cancer, and MaxCyte, Inc., a global cell-based therapies and life sciences […]

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Indalo Therapeutics Presents Phase 1 Clinical Trial Results for Lead Antifibrotic Drug Candidate IDL-2965

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Demonstrates strong safety and oral PKData presented November 7, 2019 at PFF Summit, San Antonio, TX Cambridge, MA, November 11, 2019 – Indalo Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing integrin antagonists for patients suffering from serious fibrotic diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), for the first time presented clinical data […]

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Capital M Podcast: KaloCyte President & CEO Elaine Haynes Discusses Business in Maryland

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The Capital M Podcast #LifeScienceRevolution: Proximity to Resources with KaloCyte. Listen to part 3 of the Capital M podcast, #LifeScienceRevolution: Proximity to Resources with KaloCyte. In this episode, MTC CEO Martin Rosendale discusses business in Maryland with Elaine E. Hayne, President and CEO of KaloCyte, Inc., a pre-clinical biotech startup developing a synthetic red blood cell substitute. Listen to the […]

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Cartesian Initiates CAR-T Clinical Trial in Myasthenia Gravis

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First CAR-T to enter clinical development for an autoimmune disease Descartes-08 engineered to have a defined, predictable half-life, enabling repeat dosing to maximize potential for potency while minimizing risk of toxicity Gaithersburg, MD, November 5, 2019 – Cartesian Therapeutics, a fully integrated, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing cell and gene therapies for cancer and autoimmune diseases, today […]

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BioBuzz: Pat Larrabee is Building the Biotech Infrastructure in the Capital Region and has been for Nearly 25 Years – Here’s What’s Next…

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The growth of the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) and its position as a global biohealth cluster is a hot topic of discussion—often filtered through a broad, conceptual lens focused on big-picture trends, GEN publication rankings and widely discussed areas of industry need. The development and growth of the BHCR is also a story that supports the life […]

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Facility Logix Highlights Firm’s Significant Growth as It Celebrates 15th Anniversary

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National Biotech Facility Consulting Firm Continues to Gain Traction in Milestone Year on Heels of Recent Project Completion for United Therapeutics and Academic Medical Center in the Southeast Burtonsville, MD – September 19, 2019 – Facility Logix, a life sciences consulting firm providing best-in-class customized facility solutions and novel approaches to facility design, real estate construction and project […]

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BioBuzz: MaxCyte CEO and Co-Founder Doug Doerfler Among the Featured Serial Entrepreneurs of the Biohealth Capital Region

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Serial Entrepreneurs of the Biohealth Capital Region A strong group of entrepreneurs ready and willing to innovate, fund and lead new bioscience companies is essential to the creation and sustainability of top-tier biohealth clusters.  It is often referenced that the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) lacks a deep enough pool of qualified executive talent that is […]

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BioBuzz: GlycoMimetics CEO Rachel King Among Female Execs Setting Standard of Excellence in Biohealth Capital Region

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Liftstream, a U.K.-based executive recruiting firm, released an oft referenced report called “A Public Reality for Women in Biotech Boardrooms” in 2016. Lifstream’s research found that only 7 to 9 percent of biotech CEOs were women, less than 11 percent of board seats were held by females and 98 percent of board chair positions were held by […]

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