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AURP Announces New CEO and Launches ‘AURP HQ2’ in Washington, DC Area

AURP Announces New CEO and Launches ‘AURP HQ2’ in Washington, DC Area

Tucson, AZ, and College Park, MD, Feb. 7, 2019 – The Association of University Research Parks (AURP), a professional association of university-related research and science parks, announced the appointment of Brian Darmody, Associate Vice President of Corporate Engagement at the University of Maryland (UMD), as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Additionally, the association has opened a new office at the UMD Discovery District in the Washington, DC area, to be known as ‘AURP HQ2.’ Mr. Darmody will immediately assume his new role as CEO at the new location. He will continue his role at UMD and plans to transition out of UMD over time. ...  Read more

Offit Kurman Names New Practice Group Leaders and Practice Group Directors for 2019

Offit Kurman Names New Practice Group Leaders and Practice Group Directors for 2019

Maple Lawn, MD | January 31, 2019 Offit Kurman is pleased to announce the appointment of several new Practice Group Leaders and Practice Group Directors. The changes in leadership and management result from Offit Kurman’s recent expansions and prepare the firm for continued growth in 2019 [Read Here]. ...  Read more

Unleashed Technologies Continues Growth and Adds 13 New Team Members In 2018

Unleashed Technologies Continues Growth and Adds 13 New Team Members In 2018

Fina Biosolutions and PATH Contract for Manufacturing Development and Scale-up of EcoCRM

Fina Biosolutions and PATH Contract for Manufacturing Development and Scale-up of EcoCRM

Fina Biosolutions LLC announced today it has reached agreement with PATH, a global organization focused on solving some of the world’s most pressing health challenges, under which PATH will provide funding and technical support for the clinical manufacture of FinaBio’s CRM197, known commercially as EcoCRM®. As consideration for this support, FinaBio has licensed PATH its CRM197, a key component in conjugate vaccines. Under the license, PATH receives non-exclusive rights to EcoCRM® for infectious disease vaccines sold to, or for supply to, low-income countries. ...  Read more

Maryland HIMSS Chapter ANNOUNCES ANNUAL HEALTH IT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Maryland HIMSS Chapter ANNOUNCES ANNUAL HEALTH IT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Baltimore, Maryland (June, 2018)- The Maryland HIMSS Chapter is pleased to announce the opening of their annual call for applications of their Health IT scholarships. Every year, Maryland HIMSS awards two deserving students actively enrolled in a health care information technology and/or computer science related degree program. ...  Read more

Sirnaomics Closed Series C1 Financing of US$25 Million and Expands Clinical Programs of Anti-Fibrosis and Anti-Cancer RNAi Therapeutics

Sirnaomics Closed Series C1 Financing of US$25 Million and Expands Clinical Programs of Anti-Fibrosis and Anti-Cancer RNAi Therapeutics

GAITHERSBURG, MD, June 6, 2018— Sirnaomics, Inc. (www.sirnaomics.com), a leading biopharmaceutical company in development of RNAi therapeutics, announces today that it has closed Series C1 financing of US$25 Million (RMB160 Million). This round of financing was led by Yuexiu New Industrial Investment, followed by Sangel Biomedical Venture Capital, HuaKong Equity Investment and Qianhai Shenghui Investment. The proceeds will be used to expand the clinical programs of the lead anti-fibrosis and anti-cancer RNAi therapeutics, strengthen the management team to support growth ...  Read more

GRSi Receives CEO Report’s 2018 Velocity Growth Award

GRSi Receives CEO Report’s 2018 Velocity Growth Award

GRSi has been named a winner of the 2018 Velocity Growth Award from CEO Report, their most prestigious award honoring the region’s fastest growing companies for their “determination, dedication and drive [putting] their organizations on the path to continued success that will impact the regional economic landscape for years to come and serve as an example to others.” GRSi President and CEO David Affeldt will accept the award on behalf of the organization at a gala to be held April 19 in Baltimore. ...  Read more