Meredith Cohn

Writer

Meredith Cohn came to The Sun in 2000 to cover commercial real estate after nearly a decade covering politics and business. Most of her recent time, however, has been dedicated to health and medicine, following all the advances in research at local institutions and the launching of the state’s online health insurance exchange. A runner since junior high and a particular eater for almost as long, she tries to keep up on health and fitness trends.

Recent Articles

  • Maryland Medicaid program bans some drug testing due to costs

    Maryland Medicaid program bans some drug testing due to costs

    Having spent tens of millions of dollars drug testing people in addiction treatment for the past two years, Maryland Medicaid officials banned the most expensive screenings after determining they were unnecessary. Such drug screens are used to determine whether patients are misusing legal or illegal...

  • Merritt Properties plans new office tower near the Canton waterfront

    Merritt Properties plans new office tower near the Canton waterfront

    Baltimore developer Merritt Properties plans to build a 20-story office tower in Canton that will continue the transformation of the area’s industrial waterfront. Merritt and its architects showed preliminary plans Thursday for what would be a $70 million building fronting Boston Street, the thoroughfare...

  • Florida firm buys Inner Harbor office building

    Florida firm buys Inner Harbor office building

    A Florida-based real estate firm announced Wednesday that it acquired the 500 East Pratt Street office building across from the National Aquarium in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor for $60 million. Morning Calm Management, a Boca Raton, Fla.-based real estate investment and management company, said it...

  • NIH funding fewer clinical trials, Johns Hopkins study shows

    NIH funding fewer clinical trials, Johns Hopkins study shows

    The National Institutes of Health has been funding fewer clinical trials in recent years, according to new Johns Hopkins University research. Such studies, necessary for government approval of new treatments, are conducted on humans to test the safety and effectiveness of medicines and other therapies...

  • JMT acquires RCG Architects, launches JMT Architecture

    JMT acquires RCG Architects, launches JMT Architecture

    The architecture, engineering and consulting firm Johnson Mirmiran & Thompson, or JMT, has acquired RCG Architects and launched JMT Architecture to consolidate architecture and interior design services under one name. JMT officials say the acquisition of RCG, Baltimore’s oldest operating architectural...

  • Fire engulfs Northeast Baltimore home, no injuries reported

    Fire engulfs Northeast Baltimore home, no injuries reported

    Fire destroyed a Northeast Baltimore home Friday evening, but no injuries were reported by the Baltimore City Fire Department. Officials said the home in the 4800 block of Calumet Ave. in the Frankford neighborhood was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The fire department posted...

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