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Author Archives: Tim Curtis

Tim Curtis covers health care, higher education, and technology for The Daily Record.

Eastern Shore medical center receives regulatory approval

A concept sketch of the new University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Cambridge, expected to be completed by 2021. (Image from filing)

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health received regulatory approval Thursday to convert its Cambridge hospital to a smaller facility and to move some of its existing services to the system’s larger Easton hospital. Shore Regional Health is one of several ...

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Paragon acquired by NJ-based Catalent for $1.2 billion

Pete Buzy, president and CEO of Paragon Bioservices, and Gov. Larry Hogan at the grand opening of the firm's new manufacturing facility in Anne Arundel County. (Submitted photo)

Baltimore biotech firm Paragon Bioservices has been acquired by the New Jersey-based drug manufacturer Catalent, Inc. for $1.2 billion, Paragon announced Monday. Paragon, which specializes in biologics contract development and manufacturing, especially in gene therapy using viral vector manufacturing, employs ...

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Md. prescription drug bill filled with compromises

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Sometimes compromise means recognizing things could have gone worse. That seems to be the view of advocates of measures aimed at controlling what Marylanders pay for their medication. Legislation introduced in January would have created a board to set upper ...

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