Virtual 2020 BioHealth Capital Region Forum

Top 3 by 2023

SAVE THE DATE! October 19, 2020


20% of the top influencers worldwide in vaccine development


World-class tech + big data + biotech + White House Precision Medicine Initiative = new frontiers in patient-centered medicine


MD | DC | VA

Our Goal: To become a Top 3 BioHealth Hub by 2023.

We are the research engine for the nation and the world. A lifeblood of support for taking new medicines to market. A place where health policymakers and patient advocates seek a better way forward. A home to the established and the startup, pioneering big ideas for human health and hope.

Driving Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • World–renowned research institutions and universities
  • Influential policymakers and advocacy groups pioneering new health strategies
  • World–leading infectious disease research and vaccine development
  • Fastest growing region for healthcare companies in the U.S.
  • Rated #1 in the nation for science and engineering talent
  • Mission control for the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative

Founding Partners

Adaptive Phage Therapeutics Announces Mayo Clinic as Lead Investor in Convertible Note Financing

August 5, 2020

GAITHERSBURG, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT), a clinical-stage biotechnology company founded to provide an effective therapeutic response to the global rise of multi-drug resistant (MDR) pathogenic bacteria, today announced Mayo…

REGENXBIO Announces Additional Positive Interim Phase I/IIa Trial Update and Program Updates for RGX-314 for the Treatment of Wet AMD

August 4, 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Company on track to initiate RGX-314 subretinal delivery pivotal program by the end of 2020 RGX-314 was generally well-tolerated in 42 patients at all dose…

Jennifer Butler, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Innate Pharma US Inc. sits down with Rich Bendis for BioTalk

August 3, 2020

Jennifer Butler, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Innate Pharma US Inc. joins Rich Bendis on BioTalk to discuss her career, bringing Innate from France to the US, and goals….

The Washington Post Names RoosterBio a 2020 Top Washington-area Workplace

July 30, 2020

FREDERICK, MD. (PRWEB) JULY 30, 2020 RoosterBio has been named one of The Washington Post’s 2020 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area. Winners were selected based solely on employee feedback…

Johns Hopkins Receives $35M in Federal Funding for COVID-19 Blood Plasma Trials

July 30, 2020

Researchers will test convalescent blood plasma therapy in two nationwide trials to determine its effectiveness in treating COVID-19 patients By Helen Jones  / Published Jul 30 Johns Hopkins researchers have received $35 million…

BioFactura Awarded $1 Million SBIR Contract for Development of a Marburg Virus Therapeutic

July 29, 2020

Contract awarded by the Joint Science & Technology Office–Chemical and Biological Defense of the Department of Defense FREDERICK, Md., July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — BioFactura, Inc. today announced a $1 million Small Business Innovation…