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Tag Archives: biotechnology

General Dynamics opens lab in Columbia

General Dynamics Corp., of Falls Church, Va., announced the opening of a new cybersecurity laboratory in Columbia. The Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions lab is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to helping commercial and public sector customers prevent, contain and analyze cyber attacks. ...

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Toxin-fighting vaccine being tested

Integrated BioTherapeutics Inc., of Gaithersburg, a biotechnology company that is developing medical countermeasures for biodefense and emerging infectious diseases, announced the start of a Phase I clinical trial to test the safety and immune system responsiveness of STEBVAX, a new vaccine to fight a potent toxin called SEB.

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In Montgomery County, a tale of two cities’ jobs

More than 400 jobs in the coveted health and biotechnology industry are coming to Gaithersburg, a huge win for the city of 60,000 residents in Montgomery County. But the jobs — split between pharmaceutical company Novavax (300 employees) and Adventist ...

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Maryland mergers and acquisitions surge in 1Q

Bucking a national trend, Maryland mergers and acquisitions rose almost 25 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared with the last quarter of 2011, with the increase largely driven by the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical sector. According to data ...

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