Virtual 2021 BioHealth Capital Region Forum

Top 3 by 2023

September 13-14, 2021 Two Half-Days


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

BioHealth Capital Region Partners

Hibiscus BioVentures Partners with the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute to Advance Translational Cancer Research

January 10, 2022

– Partnership aims to drive innovation and clinical development of novel therapeutics for cancer treatment – ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hibiscus BioVentures, a firm committed to building patient-focused companies around transformative technologies,…

REGENXBIO Announces Initiation of Second Pivotal Trial

January 10, 2022

OCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ASCENTTM, a Phase III clinical trial conducted in partnership with AbbVie, is expected to enroll patients in the United States and Canada Pivotal…

Horizon Therapeutics plc Announces Significant Expansion of East Coast Research and Development and Technical Operations Capability

January 6, 2022

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 6, 2022– Horizon Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq: HZNP) announced today that it has signed a long-term, full-building lease with Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. to be the first tenant at the…

BioBuzz: Charlottesville’s Molecular Biologicals is Changing the Game in Wound Care

January 5, 2022

Imagine you’re working outside and accidentally cut your foot on a protruding stick you didn’t see. No big deal. You go inside and wash the wound, perhaps applying an antibiotic…

Zalgen Labs’ move to Frederick is another sign of the BioHealth Capital Region’s strengths

January 4, 2022

Maryland biotech company Zalgen Labs has moved to Frederick, illustrating the magnetism of the biotech hub for leaders like its own Dr. Luis Branco who want to capitalize on the new sense of collaboration the pandemic…

American Gene Technologies’ HIV Clinical Trial Demonstrates Blood Markers of Efficacy

December 22, 2021

ROCKVILLE, MD. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 22, 2021 American Gene Technologies (AGT), a clinical-stage biotechnology company working to cure HIV, announced that it has reached two important milestones for its HIV cure program. All…