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Vtesse, Inc. Announces Preliminary Data from Ongoing Phase 1 Study of VTS-270 for Treatment of Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

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Post-Hoc Analyses of Data Show Preliminary Evidence of Overall Disease Stabilization with Improvement in Several Disease Domains Gaithersburg, MD, August 6, 2015 – Vtesse, Inc. announced preliminary results today from an open-label Phase 1 clinical trial with VTS-270 (a formulation of (2-hydroxypropyl)-beta-cyclodextrin) for treatment of Niemann-Pick Disease Type C (NPC) conducted by researchers at the […]

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BioHealth Innovation’s Relevant Health Accelerator Recognized As One Of The Nation’s Leading Startup Accelerators By The U.S. Small Business Administration

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BioHealth Innovation’s Relevant Health, a recently launched health technology startup accelerator focused on bringing products to market, participated in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Second Annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. Relevant Health was among 80 winners from a pool of 400 applicants from across the country, including all 50 states, the District of Columbia […]

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Technology for detecting bowel disease gets licensing deal from UM Ventures

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Technical.ly Baltimore Biomecite Diagnostics signed an exclusive option with UM Ventures to license technology that’s designed to determine if a patient has inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) through genetics. Biomecite’s technology can analyze patient stool samples for specific genetic sequences to detect diseases like IBD, ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease. Currently, procedures like a colonoscopy […]

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Pharmaceutical firm Symbiomix Therapeutics closes third tranche of $41 million Series A

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Baltimore Business Journal Pharmaceutical firm Symbiomix Therapeutics has closed the third and final tranche of $41 million in funding. Investors in the Series A round included OrbiMed, Fidelity BioSciences and HBM Partners. The $41 million round is comprised of $32.5 million in equity and $8.5 million in debt. The third tranche was $13 million in […]

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PressComm Supports ReachOut & Run: 4/19/15

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REACHOUT & RUN 5K Run/Walk is the largest source of funding for HopeWell Cancer Support’s programs. It is a race that will benefit people and their families affected by cancer. This year, PressComm PR’s Principal & Founder Jamie Lacey-Moreira is continuing the tradition of honoring the memory of her mother, Geri Press Anderson. Geri’s dog, […]

The BioBuzz on . . . Profectus BioSciences, Inc.’s President Jeffrey N. Meshulam

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In November 2014, I had a opportunity to speak with Profectus BioSciences, Inc.’s President Jeffrey N. Meshulam about his company and his past roles within the Institute of Human Virology (IHV). Read the full post via BioBuzz Maryland at http://www.biobuzz.net/v2/the-biobuzz-on-profectus-biosciences-inc-s-president-jeffrey-n-meshulam/. Before joining Profectus, you were Director of Corporate Development at the Institute of Human Virology (IHV – […]

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Facilitating IMET REEF Weekend on Strategic Comms & Marketing

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On November 8, PressComm Principal & Founder Jamie Lacey-Moreira joined Institute for Marine & Environmental Technology (IMET) Assistant Director Nick Hammond to facilitate a workshop focused on strategic marketing and communications. Six graduate students/entrepreneurs attended as part of a program called REEF. Adashmore Creative‘s Jennifer Dodson also pitched in to co-lead a morning session on the […]

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