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LHAAMC participates in COVID-19 therapy study

Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center was one of 22 academic medical centers nationwide that participated in the New England Journal of Medicine multicenter COVID-19 therapy study. Led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health the study showed that plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and whose blood […]

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MTC secures $2.5M for workforce via BioHub Maryland

The Maryland Tech Council has secured $2.5 million in state funding to grow the state’s life science workforce through its Biohub Maryland program. The funding is included in Gov. Larry Hogan’s new Maryland Cancer Moonshot Initiative to expand and accelerate cancer detection, screening, prevention, treatment and research in the state. BioHub Maryland is a first of its kind initiative […]

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TEDCO provides funding, resources to Maryland STEM entrepreneurs

The Columbia-based Maryland Technology Development Corp. announced that NasaClip, a Builder Fund portfolio company, received Small Business Innovation Research funding and completed its recent pre-seed raise. NasaClip is a diversity, equity and inclusion technology startup based in western Howard County and received an investment from TEDCO’s Builder Fund in 2020. Dr. Elizabeth Clayborne, founder of NasaClip and emergency room […]

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APL uses augmented reality to deliver pediatric CPR feedback

To improve the quality of pediatric CPR, immersive technology specialists at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, and pediatric emergency physicians from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore are developing an augmented-reality-based CPR coaching system to be used in community care settings. The project began under a 2020 Johns Hopkins Digital Education and […]

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PointClickCare acquires UMBC’s Audacious Inquiry

Mississauga, Ont.-based PointClickCare Technologies, a health care technology platform enabling meaningful collaboration and access to real-time insights, has announced the closing of the acquisition of [email protected] Research & Technology Park-based Audacious Inquiry, a connected care platform. The merged company will improve patient outcomes through a highly integrated care collaboration platform, powered by the largest network of its kind in North […]

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Cardin, Van Hollen support fed workers, agencies in funding package

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) announced key provisions in the final fiscal 2022 appropriations package signed into law by President Joe Biden that they worked to secure in order to support federal workers through improved compensation and working conditions. The Omnibus Appropriations Act also enables critical maintenance projects at federal facilities […]

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TEDCO invests in UMBC medical startup

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced today its Builder Fund invested $100,000 in UMBC spinout Astek Diagnostics, a medical device start-up based in Maryland. TEDCO’s Builder Fund invests in and provides executive support to Maryland-based technology companies run by entrepreneurs who demonstrate economic disadvantage. Astek is building a platform (Eugris) that guides physicians in prescribing appropriate antibiotics for patients […]

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Ambu among Fast Company’s most innovative companies

Ambu, which manufactures single-use endoscopy and has a North American base in Columbia, has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2022. This year’s list honors businesses that are making the biggest impact on their industries and culture. These companies – including Microsoft, SpaceX, and GlaxoSmithKline – are creating the future today […]