Emergent Biosolutions Inc., a life sciences company based in Gaithersburg, was awarded a contract worth about $23 million through a Department of Defense initiative. Under the five-year agreement, Emergent will develop a new multi-drug auto-injector for a nerve agent antidote, designed to be ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
A Maryland genomic analysis firm plans to raise about $10 million through a public offering. Gaithersburg-based OpGen Inc. will offer 25 million units for 40 cents each. Each unit is made of a share of common stock or its equivalent and ...Read More »
A former Gaithersburg police officer can proceed with her claim that the city fired her in retaliation for exercising her right to time off under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act due to a difficult pregnancy and lingering health problems after giving birth, a U.S. district judge ruled this week.Read More »
WASHINGTON — A former federal police officer was charged with trying to make methamphetamine in a federal laboratory that exploded last month, injuring the ex-officer. Christopher Bartley, 41, was charged Monday in federal court in Greenbelt, Maryland, with a single ...Read More »
(AP) An online fundraiser has collected nearly $340,000 for the surviving family members of a Gaithersburg mother and her two young sons killed when a jet crashed into their home. The gofundme.com account had raised about $340,000 through Wednesday afternoon, ...
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The last several years have been hard on Maryland cities. Highway user funds have been slashed. Property tax revenues are still lagging. Meanwhile, towns are trying to cope with aging infrastructure and stricter environmental regulations.Read More »