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Top Emory biotech expert on coronavirus: ‘Efforts should be made to keep business on track’

February 26, 2020

A top biotech expert at Emory University says U.S. businesses should think twice before shutting down facilities over coronavirus fears.  “Certainly I think efforts should be made to keep business on track. I don’t think wholesale shutdowns in the absence of reasoned probability of spreading the disease is advisable,” said George Painter in a Feb. 25 interview…

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February 25, 2020

Georgia Bio celebrated the life sciences industry at the Georgia State Capitol February 25, 2020. Georgia Bio’s annual Capitol Day is the chance for members to showcase their innovative products, services, and discoveries at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta. The event gives members the chance to meet one-on-one with Georgia’s policymakers. The overall mission…

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Atlanta’s next big thing: world hub for health innovation, preparedness

February 21, 2020

Backers of a two-year effort to capitalize on Atlanta’s maturing health and medical sector are close to revealing details of a new health care innovation district that could galvanize the city’s next big technology boom, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned. The proposed innovation hub has the potential to lure thousands of high-paying jobs to the…

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Cambium Enrolls Final Patient in Phase I/II Dry Eye Study

February 20, 2020

ATLANTA, GA – February 20, 2020 – Cambium Medical Technologies (“Cambium”), a clinical stage company developing novel processed platelets for various therapeutic applications, announced the final patient was enrolled in Dec. 2019 for its Elate Ocular® topical fibrinogen-depleted human platelet lysate biologic in a randomized, multicenter, double-masked placebo-controlled parallel Phase I/II study.  The study is…

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Inside a lab where scientists are working urgently to fight the coronavirus outbreak

February 14, 2020

BALTIMORE — The novel coronavirus at the center of a widening global public health emergency arrived here last Friday in two thumb-size vials, nested in dry ice and multiple layers of protective packaging. The samples, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, remained in deep freeze until Monday afternoon, when virologist Matthew Frieman at…

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Georgia Bio Names 2020 Golden Helix Award Winners

January 30, 2020

UCB’s Patty Fritz and Quick Start’s Philip Gibson Honored ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Georgia Bio, the state’s life science trade association, will celebrate its Golden Helix Awards & Annual Gala on Friday, March 13th at Factory Atlanta in Chamblee. Georgia Bio is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Golden Helix Awards. Patty Fritz, Georgia Bio Chair and…

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