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WellDoc’s Digital Platform for Type 2 Diabetes Powers “Diabetes Wellness Program” Within Samsung Health

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Program Available on U.S.-Based Samsung Galaxy Devices Designed to Support a Healthy Lifestyle for Individuals Living with Type 2 Diabetes MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF., AND COLUMBIA, MARYLAND – MARCH 6, 2018 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and WellDoc®, a leading digital therapeutic company, announced today that Samsung Health users now have access to a new consumer version of WellDoc’s digital […]

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Viela Bio Spins Out of MedImmune

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Viela Bio Spins Out of MedImmune; Launches with Up to $250 Million Series A Financing from Investor Consortium Led by Boyu Capital, 6 Dimensions Capital, and Hillhouse Capital Viela Bio team will focus on developing medicines for severe autoimmune diseases by targeting critical pathways that are the root cause of disease Gaithersburg, MD, February 28, 2018 – Viela Bio […]

GlycoMimetics, Inc. Co-Founder & CEO Rachel K. King Interviewed on New Episode of BHI Podcast – BioTalk with Rich Bendis

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Rachel K. King, Co-Founder and CEO, GlycoMimetics, Inc. (GMI), joins Rich Bendis for the latest episode of BioTalk. They cover topics from her background in the industry to running a publicly traded company in the BioHealth Capital Region. Before founding GMI, she was an Executive in Residence at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), one of the […]

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Technical.ly Baltimore: Where Steve Case sees opportunity for Baltimore’s startup community

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At this point, Steve Case has seen many startup communities, as his Rise of the Rest bus tour has been to 33 cities. Speaking Thursday at Johns Hopkins’ FastForward 1812 in East Baltimore on Thursday night, the AOL cofounder said each community has a unique story and opportunity for growth. As far as the prospects for Baltimore, he pointed to increasing work […]

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HopeWell Cancer Support Announces Concert for Hope 12 Featuring The Bridge at Baltimore Soundstage on Feb 10, 2018

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Concert For Hope 12 at Baltimore Soundstage Saturday 2/10/2018! A Benefit For HopeWell Cancer Support Featuring Batlimore’s own THE BRIDGE and Bootleg – Kick up your heels! Tickets: $125 VIP in advance // $135 VIP at the door (if available) $25 GA in advance // $35 at the door (if available) Each ticket purchase goes […]

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IQVIA Institute Rates WellDoc’s BlueStar® as “Top App” in Clinical Diabetes Treatment

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COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WellDoc®, a leading digital health company, announced today that IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science (formerly Quintiles/IMS) named BlueStar®, WellDoc’s FDA-cleared, proven digital therapeutic for people living with type 2 diabetes, the “top app” in the category of clinical diabetes treatment. The related report entitled, “The Growing Value of […]

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UM Ventures Announces UMB Entrepreneur of the Year

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After 1,250 heart transplants and 685 lung transplants, one would think Bartley P. Griffith could rest easy at night, knowing he had done everything possible for his patients. But for the past 20-plus years, Griffith has felt a void. As he expressed when he was named UMB Researcher of the Year in 2010 “my own […]

NEBGH President & CEO Laurel Pickering to Join Leading Digital Health Company, WellDoc, as Chief Revenue Officer

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COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WellDoc®, a leading digital health company, announced today the appointment of Laurel Pickering, president and CEO of Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH), as the Company’s new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Ms. Pickering selected WellDoc as her next opportunity after spending nearly 25 years at the helm of NEBGH, an […]

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Five Startups on Fast Track to Grow Their Businesses Courtesy of Baltimore’s Big Names in Fitness and Health Care

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M-1 Ventures’ accelerator program to provide emerging businesses funding and mentorship from experts at Johns Hopkins, Plank Industries and the University of Maryland Today, M-1 Ventures announced the five startups selected to participate in an intense 16-week program in Baltimore designed to set emerging businesses in the connected health and fitness industry on a fast […]

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Technical.ly Baltimore: This Startup is Developing a Vaccine for Staph Infections

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Serenta Biotechnology recently completed a licensing deal with the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Serenta Biotechnology, which is based in Gaithersburg, is working to build on technology that was effective in animal trials. The technology was invented by Mark Shirtliff, a Serenta cofounder and professor at the University of Maryland’s Baltimore-based schools of medicine and dentistry. The university […]

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