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BHI’s Rich Bendis Named 2017 Influential Marylander by The Daily Record

The Daily Record has named BioHealth Innovation Inc., (BHI) President and CEO Richard Bendis a 2017 Influential Marylander. Mr. Bendis is one of 51 Influential Marylanders who were selected by the publication for their significant contributions to their respective fields and leadership in the state. “It’s an honor to be chosen as an Influential Marylander…

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Mary Rose Memorial Lectureship

Many BioBuzz Members, Partners, and Sponsors know Mike Smith, Biotechnology Program Manager and Montgomery College and Founder of BioTrain. We are very sad to share the news that Mike’s wife, Mary Rose, passed away on December 28th after her battle with a T-cell lymphoma. In support of Mike during this difficult time, we wanted to share…

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BHI Signs Agreement with CFLD to Create Chinese-American Entrepreneur-In-Residence Position

ROCKVILLE AND BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, February 18, 2014 – BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) and China Fortune Land Development Co., Ltd. (CFLD) announced today that they have signed an agreement to jointly manage a newly created Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) position to be located at the BHI headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. This first-of-its-kind position will lead in the scouting…

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The BioBuzz on… UM Ventures and Jim Hughes

Leader: James L. (Jim) Hughes, Director, UM Ventures Location: Baltimore and College Park, MD Started in: 2012 Overview: Launched in 2012 by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents and the Governor of Maryland, UM Ventures is accelerating technology commercialization and advancing industry collaboration by integrating the entrepreneurial programs of UMB and UMCP. Goal:…

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The BioBuzz on… Analytical Informatics, Inc. – Part Two

This is part two of a series in which we talk with Maryland health IT executive Chris Meenan about his company Analytical Informatics, Inc. (AI), and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Read part one, here.   Chief executive: Chris Meenan, Co-founder and CEO, Analytical Informatics, Inc. (AI) Location: Baltimore, MD Started in:…

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The BioBuzz on... Integrated BioTherapeutics

In this series, we talk with Maryland biotech industry executives about their business, and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Chief executive: Dr. M. Javad Aman, President and CSO, Integrated BioTherapeutics, Inc. (IBT) Location: Gaithersburg, MD Started in: 2005 Products/services: R&D pipeline lead candidate: Staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB) vaccine R&D services: early research to support…

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An Entrepreneurship Success Story: 20/20 Gene Systems' Jonathan Cohen

In the late 90’s, Jonathan Cohen was a patent attorney with a mechanical engineering background. But he knew he wanted to transition into life sciences. He just needed to figure out the best path to doing so. For Cohen, that path included enrolling in the JHU Center for Biotechnology Education’s M.S. in Biotechnology program. The…

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January '12 Buzzworthy Members

January 2012 Brian Taylor, President and Principal Consultant Christopher Crews, Environmental Health and Safety Dr. Lakshmi Chandrasekaran, Research Scientist Brian Taylor Title: President and Principal Consultant Company: Growing Company Solutions, Inc. Education: B.S. Biochemistry (Univ. of New Hampshire), Ph.D. Biochemistry (Univ. of Washington), MBA (Univ. of Maryland) Brian Taylor is a life science commercialization consultant, helping technical people understand marketing, and…

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