Virtual 2020 BioHealth Capital Region Forum

Top 3 by 2023

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

BioHealth Capital Region Partners

MacroGenics Announces Achievement of $25 Million in Milestones Related to Retifanlimab Collaboration with Incyte

December 1, 2020

MacroGenics, Inc.,  (Nasdaq: MGNX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing innovative monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced that $25 million in milestones have…

Novavax Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Development Progress

November 30, 2020

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today provided an update on its COVID-19 vaccine program. NVX‑CoV2373 is…

BioBuzz: Maryland Company Poised to Produce Millions of Point-of-Care COVID-19 Tests that Deliver Accurate Results in 15 Minutes

November 25, 2020

Rockville, Maryland’s Maxim Biomedical (MaximBio) is on the cusp of bringing 3 million of its new and effective point-of-care COVID-19 tests to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in early 2021, with…

Altimmune Announces Submission of Investigational New Drug Application for AdCOVID™ a Single-dose Intranasal COVID-19 Vaccine; On Track to Commence Phase 1 Clinical Study in December

November 25, 2020

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Altimmune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company advancing proprietary intranasal vaccines and peptide therapeutics, today announced that it has submitted an…

Dr. Carol Nacy, CEO of Sequella Incorporated, joins BioTalk to discuss her career, the evolution of their science, and vision for the future.

November 23, 2020

Listen now via Apple, Google, Spotify, and TuneIn Dr. Nacy co-founded our Sequella in 1997 and has served as our CEO and Chairman of the Board since 1999. Prior to…

Immunomic Therapeutics and CoImmune Therapeutics Enter into Partnership to Manufacture ITI-1020, a Novel Experimental Cell Therapy for Glioblastoma

November 19, 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md. & DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc., (“ITI”), a privately-held clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the study of nucleic acid immunotherapy platforms, and CoImmune, Inc. (“CoImmune”), a privately held clinical-stage…