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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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CBS Baltimore: Hopewell Cancer Supports 20th Reach Out & Run

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Current and recovering cancer patients will walk and run this weekend for the 20th annual Reach Out & Run to benefit Hopewell Cancer Support. All Hopewell Cancer Support services are free, and this is how they do it. Getting well and staying well has become a way of life for Susan and Peter Van Buren. […]

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WellDoc® Enters Joint Commercial Partnership Agreement with Samsung for BlueStar® C

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Digital health technology leader, WellDoc, announced today it has entered a joint commercial partnership agreement with multinational electronics leader, Samsung Electronics, to deliver a best-in-class digital health solution for individuals living with diabetes. The companies will integrate WellDoc’s newly-released consumer diabetes health app, BlueStar® C, with the recently launched Samsung Health, a mobile one-stop shop […]

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UMB’s New Ventures Initiative Fosters Commercialization

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Innovative science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore is getting an extra boost through an innovative program fueled by UM Ventures called the “New Ventures Initiative” (NVI), which is headquartered in the Lion Brothers Building.   UMB’s New Ventures Initiative is designed to bring together management expertise, business formation strategy, a physical space, and early-stage capital […]

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