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GlycoMimetics Promotes Dr. Eric Feldman to Chief Medical Officer

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ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 23, 2021– GlycoMimetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLYC) today announced the promotion of Eric Feldman, M.D., to Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Feldman joined the Company in 2019 and was previously Vice President, Global Clinical Development. “Eric is internationally recognized for his work in the development of new therapies for the treatment of leukemias and related bone […]

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Sagimet Biosciences Raises $80 Million in Crossover Financing

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Altium Capital, HM Capital, Invus, and PFM Health Sciences join previous investors Ascletis, Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, Rock Springs Capital, and two undisclosed leading public equity healthcare investors in financing to advance pipeline of FASN inhibitorsCompany also provides update on new board chair and directors San Mateo, California, February 11, 2021 – Sagimet Biosciences, a […]

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RNA Disease Diagnostics, Inc. Takes Exclusive License to Cutting-Edge Molecular RNA Diagnostic Platform Technology from UMB and UMBC

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BALTIMORE, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — RNA Disease Diagnostics, Inc. (RNADD) has secured an exclusive global license to a cutting-edge sensor technology jointly owned by University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). RNADD’s first product will be a rapid point-of-care (POC) COVID-19 test with accuracy, sensitivity, and specificity that is comparable to the gold standard RT-PCR […]

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Meet Your 2020 BioBuzz Award Winners

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Today, we are excited to announce the winners of our inaugural BioBuzz Awards. The BioBuzz Awards are a celebration of the exciting and groundbreaking work being done by the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science community and the individuals that make innovation happen across Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. The award categories include: The Community Impact Leader […]

MapLight Therapeutics Receives $8.1 Million For Parkinson’s Disease Research

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SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MapLight Therapeutics today announced a $8.1 million grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), to undertake a large-scale, systematic investigation of the brain circuits and mechanisms that are responsible for triggering psychiatric symptoms in Parkinson’s disease. Results will inform identification of novel drug targets and therapeutic strategies to […]

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GlycoMimetics CEO Rachel King Featured in “Her Story” Podcast Along with BIO’s Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath

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In this conversation, Ms. King and Dr. McMurry-Heath share stories underlying their careers in scientific innovation, from the lab bench to government, consulting, and venture capital; and their experiences as one of the few women CEOs in biotechnology.

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BioBuzz: Cartesian Therapeutics Pipeline Showcased Among Cutting-Edge Therapies in BioHealth Capital Region

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Biopharma and Life Science companies in the BioHealth Capital Region are known for their work with cutting edge technologies such as gene and cell therapies. Those strengths were on display at the 6th annual BioHealth Capital Region Forum. The Strengths of our Region: Cutting Edge Therapies panel, which was moderated by Mark Cobbold, vice president of Discovery in […]

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Top Firms Form ‘Rapid Reshore & Development’ to Serve Life Sciences Industry

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Rapid Reshore & Development (RR&D), an alliance of three specialized firms coming together to provide turnkey professional services for the life sciences and biopharmaceutical industries, has announced its official launch to address many of the logistical challenges facing companies developing drugs, vaccines and medical devices. RR&D – comprised of Facility Logix, EwingCole and Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Co – will […]

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Sagimet to Present Data from Phase 2 FASCINATE-1 Trial of TVB-2640 in NASH at AASLD’s The Liver Meeting Digital Experience™ 2020

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SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sagimet Biosciences, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, announced today that new results from its Phase 2 FASCINATE-1 trial of TVB-2640 in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) will be shared in an oral presentation at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience™ 2020 of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) to be […]

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