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How Biotech Thrives at the BioPark

For more than a decade, Paragon Bioservices has made the UM BioPark its headquarters, growing from 30 employees to nearly 400.

Off the UMB Bookshelf

Faculty across the University of Maryland, Baltimore share their expertise through the printed word.

TEDx: Out of the (Cereal) Box

Ten speakers from the UMB community took the stage to share their innovative ideas across a wide scope of subject areas united under a single theme.

Breath of Fresh Air

AlgenAir was joined by five other groups of fellow business-minded students for the Grid Pitch, which is described as a “celebration of ideas and student entrepreneurs.”

Innovation Is Her Passport to Success

Fran Lessans’ journey from nursing school to founder of Passport Health began 51 years ago, when her son was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes.

“They Saved My Life”

To say that Gary Gardiner Jr. is a fan of the medical team at UMB is more than an understatement.

Doing Away with Cancer … in a FLASH

A revolutionary, non-invasive treatment using an external beam of protons delivered in high doses is designed to attack tumors with protons delivered at ultra-high dose rates and with pinpoint accuracy.

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Lynne Henry, Laura Kozak, Larry Kushner, Jennifer Litchman, Thomas Sullivan, Kate Tafelski


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