| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Earlier this General Assembly session, we joined together to announce a transformational economic development commission, a part of a joint economic development agenda that builds on the strategic investments Gov. Martin O'Malley and the legislature...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Despite intense pressure to hold down federal spending, the Defense Department is launching a high-priced effort to create its own production pipeline for vaccines and biodefense drugs — an initiative that defies the advice of...
| Mar 12, 2014
Re "Prices of new drugs tough to take," March 10
I understand the necessity for drug companies to recoup research and development costs. But in regard to a medication that can cure hepatitis C, a spokesman for the maker of one drug that costs about $1,...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 12:54 PM
Deborah S. Edelman, an author and writer who wrote widely on health issues and established Public Health Media Inc., died Nov. 10 of metastatic breast cancer at her Mount Washington home.
She was 51.
Dr. Edelman, who kept her maiden name, was born and...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Those who think the government shouldn't be promoting energy innovation have short memories.
The federal government's satellite and ballistic missile program spillovers are what brought us Silicon Valley. The energy program spillovers are going to...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Defense contractor TAPE, LLC has opened an office in Belcamp to service a major Army contract. The new office is at 101 Bata Blvd., Suite 102, in the Water's Edge corporate campus.
According to a company news release, in 2010, TAPE, an acronym for...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Telford Aviation, Inc., a division of ACC Holding, Inc., has executed a lease with St. John Properties, Inc. for 11,160 square feet at The Government and Technology Enterprise, also known as The GATE, project, a 416-acre business community within Aberdeen...
| Mar 19, 2013
Thirty years ago, when the world faced the terrifying prospect of an untreatable disease known as AIDS, big drugmakers saw an opportunity and raced to develop new medicines.
Today, as the world confronts the crisis of antibiotic resistance, the industry...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| Nov 18, 2012
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...
| Jul 10, 2012
Zinc oxide would be the perfect sunscreen ingredient if the resulting product didn't look quite so silly. Thick, white and pasty, it once was seen mostly on lifeguards, surfers and others who needed serious sun protection.
But when the sunscreens are...