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  • Rockville biotech MaxCyte to work with Hopkins on cancer immunotherapy research

    Rockville biotech MaxCyte to work with Hopkins on cancer immunotherapy research
    Rockville biotechnology company MaxCyte Inc. announced Tuesday it is collaborating with Johns Hopkins University researchers to explore a way to use the immune system to fight cancer. The scientists are developing a therapy tool known as Chimeric...
  • Joseph A. Matera, Md. Legal Aid director

    Joseph A. Matera, Md. Legal Aid director
    Joseph Anthony Matera, an attorney who expanded Maryland Legal Aid when he headed the agency, died of an infection Saturday at Pacifica Senior Living Skilled Nursing Facility in Oakland, Calif. The former Hunting Ridge resident was 83. Born in White...
  • Study questions accuracy of certain tumor-only gene mapping

    More cancer patients are getting the genes in their tumors mapped to help guide their treatment. New research suggests that isn't always accurate enough, and a second test could help ferret out the culprit genes. Cancer involves two sets of genetic...
  • Frederick Steinmann

    Frederick Steinmann
    Frederick Steinmann, a retired attorney who practiced estate, tax and trust law for more than five decades, died of pneumonia March 27 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Mays Chapel resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on St. Paul Street in...
  • Blame the depression, not the treatment

    Blame the depression, not the treatment
    I was most disappointed in The Baltimore Sun's decision to print "Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?" (April 11). To take the horrible tragedy of Germanwings flight 9525 perpetrated by a tormented, complex individual and boil it down to it being...
  • Big pharma should support the NIH

    Big pharma should support the NIH
    Recently at a reception, one of my faculty colleagues at Johns Hopkins expressed concern about her academic future. The pay line for National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants in her field was 7 percent; that means that she has to spend two or three weeks...
  • Stevenson's Sophia Way puts on 3-point shooting exhibition

    Stevenson's Sophia Way puts on 3-point shooting exhibition
    At her final girls basketball game, Stevenson senior Sophia Way put on quite a shooting exhibition during last Friday night's Lake County Senior Shootout all-star event. Way, a four-year varsity starter for the Patriots, won the girls portion of the 3-...
  • Peanut allergy may begin in the genes, study shows

    Peanut allergy may begin in the genes, study shows
    On a recent day, 21/2-year-old Connor was busy helping his grandmother make cookies, a normal family scene except for what happened before the bowls and measuring spoons came out. Connor's mother, Rachel Kasprik, and his grandmother had to research a...
  • Students, teachers say AP summer program cut would mean lost opportunity

    Students, teachers say AP summer program cut would mean lost opportunity
    For the past three years, while their peers were sleeping in or on vacation, teenagers from across Baltimore have converged on Digital Harbor High School with a common goal: to challenge themselves. The students, members of the Advanced Placement...
  • Local weightlifters compete at state

    Six area weightlifters competed at the FHSAA Class 1A Boys Weightlifting Finals on Saturday. Plantation American Heritage's Matt Marzan finished 15th in the 219-pound competition. Marzan bench pressed 245 pounds, then clean and jerked 220 pounds for a...
  • Yeager rides Serene Harbor to surprise win in Grand National Steeplechase

     Yeager rides Serene Harbor to surprise win in Grand National Steeplechase
    Coming to Maryland from Minnesota, by way of Virginia, proved to be a path to success for Annie Yeager at the Grand National Steeplechase Races on Saturday afternoon. The 22-year old jockey showed a large crowd on a warm and sunny day in Butler that she...