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Tag Archives: University of Maryland Baltimore

Perman to start at USM next month; Jarrell named interim at UMB (access required)

Jay Perman will take over as chancellor of the University System of Maryland on Jan. 6, in time for the start of the next legislative session, the system announced Friday. To replace Perman as the president of the University of ...

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California biotech company makes UM BioPark its first East Coast location (access required)

California biotech firm Illumina will make the University of Maryland BioPark its first East Coast location, another major tenant for the research park now overflowing with tenants. Illumina, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of biotech tools especially for use in ...

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UMB plans medical cannabis graduate degree (access required)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore would become the first university in the country to offer a graduate degree in cannabis therapeutics under a proposal granted preliminary approval Tuesday by a committee of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. ...

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Paragon acquisition gives a jolt to Md. biotech industry (access required)

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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UM Baltimore program to train social entrepreneurs (access required)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore, plans to train the state’s next generation of social entrepreneurs through a graduate degree program it is launching this year. The university’s Master of Science degree in Health and Social Innovation will train a cohort ...

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Maryland universities propose new programs (access required)

Maryland universities are creating new academic programs they say could help the state adapt to a changing innovation economy and help meet needs for tomorrow’s educators. The Education Policy and Student Life committee of the University System of Maryland’s Board ...

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UMB licences potential prostate cancer treatment to startup (access required)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore has granted Educational & Scientific, LLC an exclusive license with the potential to treat prostate cancer, UM Ventures announced Monday. The agreement allows Educational & Scientific to develop Galeterone, a molecule that could inhibit prostate ...

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