PEREY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that upgrades were under way to improve mobility at the intersection of Carlisle Avenue and Ebenezer Road in Perry Hall.The sidewalk, curb, and ramp upgrades will improve the accessibility of this area to disabled and older residents.
April 19 Government / NGO Dr. Vasilis Pozios, Oakland Community Health Network Vasilis K. Pozios, M.D., DFAPA, is the new Chief Medical Officer at Oakland Community Health Network (OCHN).In this role, he oversees OCHN's implementation of clinical practices to ensure the healthcare delivery system maintains vital outcomes for people served.
MPM Capital Adds to Senior Team with the Appointment of Oncology Leader Pankaj Bhargava, MD as Executive Partner
MPM Capital (MPM), a biotechnology investment firm investing in early-stage therapeutics companies, today announced that Pankaj Bhargava, MD has joined its team of Executive Partners.“We are delighted to welcome Pankaj to the MPM team,” said Ansbert Gadicke, co-founder and managing director, MPM Capital.
LA PLATA, Md.- No injuries reported after work van strikes utility pole in La Plata.On April 12, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the single motor vehicle accident on Kent Avenue.Emergency crews arrived to the scene and found the van off the roadway that slid into a ditch and struck a small concrete barrier and utility pole.
Upper Marlboro, MD… The Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest of on April 9, 2021, on a warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder obtained by the county police in March 31, 2021.According to the warrant, on August 4, 2018, police responded to the 3400 Block of Strawberry Hill Dr. in Clinton, MD, for a reported vehicle accident.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — “Vanderbilt University Medical Center is looking for volunteers for an ongoing clinical treatment study for adults with COVID-19.The ACTIV-2 trial is studying the safety and efficacy of medications to treat adults with COVID-19 and who are not hospitalized.The study is being led locally by David Haas, M.D., professor of medicine and principal investigator for the study at Vanderbilt.”
The vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson has been put on hold because of blood-clot concerns, according to the FDA and CDC.MARYLAND – The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday because of blood-clot concerns.
SILVER SPRING, Md.- A Montgomery County councilmember is calling for stronger police reform after recent police involved incidents.Will Jawando has commissioned a study on traffic stops and introduced a bill aimed at better training for police.FOX 5's Maureen Umeh reports that the recommendations range from shifting some responsibilities away from police to revising training and finding alternate responses to crime.
PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Founded in 2018 to design topical treatments for complex pain, AlgoTherapeutix is developing ATX01 in Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy.Following the recent Series A fundraising and just as ATX01 initiates Clinical Development, AlgoTherapeutix is strengthening its Board of Directors with the appointment of two high-profile independent members.
BOWIE, Md., April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inovalon (Nasdaq: INOV), a leading provider of cloud-based platforms empowering data-driven healthcare, today announced that it has augmented its 2020 Annual Report with the provision of its inaugural Sustainability Report for the period which includes the Company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities.
HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 13, 2021) – The Washington County Division of Engineeringis pleased to announce that Back Road in southern Washington County is now open to traffic, effective Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. County Administrator John Martirano said, “I want to thank everyone who has been involved in this significant restoration project.
Monument Capital Management lowered its holdings in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) by 90.0% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.The institutional investor owned 1,348 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock after selling 12,177 shares during the period.
BALTIMORE, MD.(WBFF)- Baltimore City Police are looking for a missing 86-year-old woman.Police say Barbara Turner was last seen on April 7, wearing pajamas and white socks in the 1200 block of East 25th Street.Turner is 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs about 156 pounds.
Kyverna Therapeutics Announces the Appointment of James Chung, M.D., Ph.D., as Chief Medical Officer
EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kyverna Therapeutics ("Kyverna"), a cell therapy company engineering a new class of therapies for serious autoimmune diseases, today announced the appointment of James Chung, M.D., Ph.D., as the Company's first Chief Medical Officer.
Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) today announced that the first patient has been dosed in IMpactMF, the Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating imetelstat, a first-in-class telomerase inhibitor, in refractory myelofibrosis (MF)."As the only study in refractory MF with overall survival as the primary endpoint, dosing of the first patient in IMpactMF is an important step in developing imetelstat as a potential treatment for these patients," said Aleksandra Rizo, M.D., Ph.D., Geron's Chief Medical Officer.
NEW YORK, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Italian Language Foundation recently qualified for a matching grant from the Francesco & Mary Giambelli Foundation, and matched a $125,000 donation from the Foundation.The Italian Language Foundation (ILF) is dedicated to the promotion and support of Italian language education nationally.
It's been five years since conjoined twin girls from Brownsville were separated in a Corpus Christi hospital.Doctors say it's rare to see conjoined twins in a triplet birth, but even more rare that they are all alive and well."To date, there has never been a survival of a set of conjoined twins in a triplet pregnancy,” said pediatric surgeon Dr. Haroon Patel, M.D.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health’s Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education has launched a mobile unit to better reach Hoosier children who are deaf or hard of hearing and in need of services and support.“The center continues to eliminate barriers and ensure that members of Indiana’s deaf and hard of hearing community can access resources that may not have been easily accessible in their community,” said .
ANNAPOLIS, MD (AP) -The Maryland General Assembly has adjourned its 90-day session that focused largely on COVID-19 recovery, expansive police reforms, and economic and health disparities worsened by the pandemic.With top-priority legislation on economic relief and police reform already passed earlier in the session, lawmakers approved a measure to implement sports betting.
Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD cut its stake in shares of MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE:MD) by 20.7% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.The institutional investor owned 77,747 shares of the company’s stock after selling 20,281 shares during the quarter.