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Biotechnology

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Top Biotechnology Articles

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  • MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca

    MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca
    When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up." Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
  • Ignite Carroll speaker enlists apps in cancer fight

    Ignite Carroll speaker enlists apps in cancer fight
    When Alissa Harrington was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 38, she did what she's accustomed to doing when she needs answers. She reached for her smartphone. The Stevenson University technology professional says mobile apps helped her overcome one...
  • Howard County program director's research cited in Nobel-winning work

    Howard County program director's research cited in Nobel-winning work
    Scientific research is like running a marathon, said Gloria Jacobovitz: The hours are long and the work is hard, but a discovery is like crossing the finish line. "It's a rush when you discover something," she said. "When you find out something you were...
  • Towson High girls lacrosse team fundraises for schoolmate battling cancer

    Towson High girls lacrosse team fundraises for schoolmate battling cancer
    Sky Campbell won't be able to attend a fundraiser organized to help her family defray some of the out-of-pocket expenses for her cancer treatment on Saturday, April 13. Instead, the 14-year-old West Towson resident will be undergoing chemotherapy...
  • Venture capital for companies in the Maryland region drops nearly 27 percent

    Venture capital for companies in the Maryland region drops nearly 27 percent
    Uncertainty over the economy contributed to a nearly 27 percent drop last year in venture capital funding for young companies in Maryland, Washington and Northern Virginia, the first decrease since 2009, according to a new report from...
  • New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin

    New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin
    A raft of new state laws take effect Monday, imposing new requirements from the car seat to the hearse. Children under 8 years old will be required to sit in a booster seat or child seat until they reach a certain height — the Maryland...
  • Q&A with Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese

    Q&A with Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese
    Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese is entering her ninth season in College Park, and it might be the most challenging season of her stellar career. The No. 21 Terps will open their season Saturday night against Monmouth with a team so young...
  • Mega Millions Jackpot Drawn

    Mega Millions Jackpot Drawn
    Are you rich beyond your wildest dreams? The winning numbers for the $640 million Mega Millions jackpot are: 2, 4, 23, 38, 46 and Mega Ball 23. If no winner is named, the jackpot will rise to $975 million, but lottery officials said they would know if...
  • Carolyn Holly Howard, alternative medical practitioner

    Carolyn Holly Howard, alternative medical practitioner
    Carolyn Holly Howard, a practitioner of alternative medical techniques, died Tuesday at her Baltimore home after an eight-year battle with ovarian cancer. The resident of the Woodlands at Coldspring Newtown was 61. Ms. Howard was born in Dallas, Texas,...
  • 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...
  • Pregnancy not as easy for older women as it may seem

    Middle-aged Hollywood stars and their newborns may make it seem like a fountain of youth has been discovered for women's fertility. But researchers at Yale University School of Medicine say these stars may be giving women the wrong perception.  Many...
  • It's a wrap for General Assembly regular session

    ANNAPOLIS - The 2012 General Assembly session closed without an agreement between the House of Delegates and the Senate on an operating budget for the state. Many other bills passed or failed during the 90-day session. Budget and Casino Gambling The...