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NuThrax™ (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed with CPG 7909 Adjuvant) is being studied for use as a third generation anthrax vaccine. This candidate consists of BioThrax® (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed) in combination with a novel immunostimulatory compound, CPG 7909.

January 09, 2017

BETHESDA, MD - The International Biomedical Research Alliance today announced that the El-Hibri Biomedical Research Scholarship has been awarded to Michael Fernandopulle, a medical student at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a scholar from the NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program. The $10,000 scholarship will support Mr. Fernandopulle’s doctoral research project to be conducted in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Ward at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Prof.

January 03, 2017

Advancing Tomorrow’s Leaders in STEM (ATLAS) is a college and career readiness symposium that provides a space for students typically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to connect with business leaders, colleges, government, and potential employers.

Since 2013 MdBio has hosted six ATLAS events, engaging over 1,000 participants in meaningful dialogues about STEM career options and the educational pathways required to reach those career goals.

December 09, 2016

Emergent BioSolutions, a Gaithersburg-based drug developer, has signed a contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worth up to $911 million over five years to supply more than 29 million doses of its BioThrax anthrax vaccine.

In a notice of intent, the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority said it also planned to order another $100 million-worth of BioThrax.

December 03, 2016

Emergent BioSolutions receives the (Maryland) Governor’s Service Award for Service and Volunteerism for the Corporate Business category. This recognition is given to a corporation or business that has made a substantial impact in the community by promoting service to their employees through engaging in volunteer activities and/or by providing paid time for employees to volunteer for local organizations and/or agencies. The Governor’s Service Awards are presented by the Governor’s Office on Service&  Volunteerism each year.

November 18, 2016

The U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Sens. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Chris Coons (D-DE) that makes anthrax vaccines available to first responders.

The First Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act has been endorsed by the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the International Association of Emergency Medical Services Chiefs and the Alliance for Biosecurity.

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