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  • FDA approves new flu vaccine

    FDA approves new flu vaccine
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new vaccine to prevent the seasonal flu. FluMist Quadrivalent is the first vaccine to contain four strains of the influenza virus - two influenza A strains and two B strains. It is manufactured by...
  • Maryland's biotech pitch: We know the Feds

    Maryland's biotech pitch: We know the Feds
    In a conference room in downtown Baltimore, F. Blix Winston compared the Food and Drug Administration to a "slow-moving bulldog." "You don't want to get bitten," Winston, an expert on the federal regulation of medical devices, told a crowd of about 50...
  • Lost 'Fortune'

    Lost 'Fortune'
    Walk the streets of downtown Baltimore, and you might feel the presence of its corporate ghosts. On Gay Street, perhaps you'll meet Alexander Brown, the Irish immigrant who started the nation's first investment firm here more than 200 years ago. Head...
  • Report: Clinical trials of new medications help create jobs in Maryland

    Maryland has hosted 1,775 clinical trials for new medicines targeting six major chronic diseases since 1999, including 369 that are still in the early stages of recruiting patients, according to a study by two pharmaceutical industry groups released...
  • Maryland raises $84 million to invest in tech startups

    Maryland succeeded in raising $84 million to invest in promising technology companies across the state via a novel online auction of tax credits, officials announced Thursday. The InvestMaryland plan, a cornerstone of Gov. Martin O'Malley's legislative...
  • GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Human Genome Sciences

    GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Human Genome Sciences
    After spurning a hostile takeover bid from GlaxoSmithKline PLC in April, Human Genome Sciences Inc. said Monday it agreed to be bought by the biopharmaceutical giant for a more lucrative offer valued at $3.6 billion. GlaxoSmithKline boosted its offer for...
  • Industrial employment in Baltimore-Washington area falls 2.3%

    Industrial employment in Maryland and Washington, D.C., fell 2.3 percent in a year-over-year period ending in May, with layoffs at defense contractor AAI Corp. and the closure of the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills contributing to job losses,...
  • State biotech firms hope Congress will act

    State biotech firms hope Congress will act
    A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotech firms — including many based in Maryland — hoping that Congress will deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year. Lawmakers are proposing a 6...
  • Seasonal flu vaccine may fall short

    Seasonal flu vaccine may fall short
    With all the attention given to the slow pace of distribution of the swine flu vaccine, doctors and other providers are raising concerns about a shortage of vaccine for the other flu that is expected to slam the state and country this year. Demand...
  • Some companies are healthy, producing dividends

    You might conclude that stock dividends are harder to find these days than, say, a credit card company that forgives late payments. Cash-strapped companies, most notably banks, slashed dividends last year to the tune of more than $40 billion. It was the...
  • Side deals raise ethical issues

    Executives and board members at some of Maryland's most profitable companies have lucrative side arrangements with the companies they run and oversee. Edwin F. Hale Sr., the chairman, chief executive and largest stockholder at First Mariner Bancorp,...
  • CEOs find that pay is now tied to results

    At first glance, Nolan D. Archibald might seem like a perfect example for critics of runaway executive pay. The chief executive of Black & Decker Corp. pulled in a base salary of nearly $1.5 million and a bonus of $3 million last year while...