Tag Archives: cancer

Hopkins company raises $110 million to develop cancer test

Kenneth Kinzler, left, and Dr. Bert Vogelstein are researchers at Johns Hopkins and co-founders of Thrive. (Submitted photo)

A startup developing technology originating at Johns Hopkins that offers early detection of cancers launched Thursday with $110 million in Series A funding, a record Series A round for a Johns Hopkins company. Thrive Earlier Detection Corp. will develop CancerSeek, ...

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Hogan has skin lesions removed

Gov. Larry Hogan sported three bandages on his forehead following what was described as a minor procedure to remove skin lesions that were the result of sun damage. (The daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

A morning procedure in a doctor’s office had Gov. Larry Hogan looking a little different during an afternoon news conference. Hogan sported three small, flesh-colored bandages on his forehead during a redistricting reform news conference Thursday. The bandages were the result of ...

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Bluefield Innovations funds first project, a cancer target

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A collaboration between Johns Hopkins University and Deerfield Management to fuel early stage therapeutics has found its first project, the collaboration announced Thursday. Bluefield Innovations, founded last year, said it will fund a project pursuing a broad cancer target, based ...

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Price tag for NIH, FDA cancer ‘moonshot’ at $1B in Obama budget

n this Jan. 12, 2016 file-pool photo, Vice President Joe Biden points at President Barack Obama during the president's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama is creating a new federal task force to accelerate cancer research. He's tapping Biden to chair the effort.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool, File)

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million for cancer research in his upcoming budget, the White House said Monday, bringing the total price tag for Vice President Joe Biden’s cancer “moonshot” to $1 billion. Research into ...

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