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Md. biotech sees good results from respiratory virus vaccine trial

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Novavax Inc., a Gaithersburg-based biotechnology company, on Tuesday announced that it had seen positive data from its phase 2 trial of its respiratory syncytial virus F-protein nanoparticle vaccine candidate. There is no approved vaccine for the virus, which is the most common ...

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FDA approves first lower-cost biotech drug

Federal health officials on Friday approved the first lower-cost copy of a biotech drug in the U.S., a long-awaited milestone that could save billions for insurers, doctors and patients.

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Google’s health startup forges venture with AbbVie

Google's ambitious health startup is teaming up with biotechnology drugmaker AbbVie in a $500 million joint venture that will try to develop new ways to treat cancer and other diseases such as Alzheimer's.

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Gaithersburg-based FedMed expands access to cancer tests

BioTheranostics Inc., a San Diego-based provider of genomic-based tools for cancer diagnosis, said it signed a contract with Gaithersburg-based FedMed Inc., one of the largest preferred provider organization networks in the United States, to provide access to bioTheranostics’ genomic tests for patients with breast cancer and metastatic cancers.

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