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Paragon acquisition gives a jolt to Md. biotech industry

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Ten years ago, Paragon Bioservices moved into the University of Maryland BioPark with just 30 employees and a change of direction to focus on manufacturing gene therapies. Monday the firm announced that it had agreed to be acquired by Catalent ...

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Abell Foundation reaps windfall from Harpoon Medical sale

In this Sept. 24, 2013, file photo, freshly-cut stacks of $100 bills make their way down the line at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas.(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

The Abell Foundation’s investment in a Baltimore-based medical technology firm earned it a $5.2 million payday. Roughly three years ago the foundation invested $500,000 in Harpoon Medical Inc. Harpoon, which invented a technology allowing for less-invasive heart surgery, was purchased ...

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