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Technical.ly Baltimore: UMB Licenses Technology to Y Combinator-backed Biotech Startup

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A biotech startup that’s backed by Silicon Valley’s well-known Y Combinator accelerator has ties to Baltimore: GEn1E Lifesciences is working to commercialize a treatment for inflammatory and age-related diseases that was developed at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and is partnering with a Baltimore-based startup that also grew out of UMB collaboration. On Tuesday, UMB said it granted GEn1E Lifesciences the […]

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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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BioBuzz: For 20 Years This Company Has Helped to Shape the Field of Cell Therapy

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How MaxCyte Has Evolved to Become Leading Technology Provider for Cell Engineering and Leveraged Its Flow Electroporation® Technology and Know-How to Launch Its Own Robust CAR Pipeline  MaxCyte, located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is a unique biotech company that is a key anchor of the robust and growing Maryland cell and gene therapy industry. Founded in 1999, […]

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Technical.ly Baltimore: Illumina Opens Training Center at University of Maryland BioPark

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The San Diego genomics leader is expecting the facility to host hundreds of customers and employees each year. Illumina’s first East Coast location is officially open in Baltimore. On Tuesday, the San Diego-based genomics leader celebrated the grand opening of its new facility at the University of Maryland BioPark, the 14-acre research and technology park located to […]

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