BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) Founder, President & CEO, Rich Bendis, hosts BioTalk — conversations with some of the most accomplished and exciting business, academic, and government leaders in the biohealth industry. BioTalk enables you to learn from these leaders about issues which can help you grow your business. What are the current trends? Where are industry sectors headed? How do we increase access to capital in our region? Rich and his guests dive deep into these topics and much mor ...
Ellington West, CEO & Co-founder of Sonavi Labs, joins BioTalk to discuss their building the startup, their medical device, and raising funds in the BioHealth Capital Region.
Amritha Jaishankar, PhD, Executive Director, Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF), joins BioTalk to discuss her career, investing in Maryland, and accelerating cures.
Mr. Hakdo Kim, President, Korea SMEs & Startups Agency KOSME), joins Rich Bendis from the BHI Offices to discuss their biotech mission, their relationship with Maryland, and opportunities to expand in the United States
A US – UK Discussion: How to Conduct Clinical Trials as Seth Toback, Vice President, Clinical Development at Novavax and Divya Chadha Manek, Director of Business Development at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) join Rich Bendis on BioTalk.
The session from the BioHealth Capital Region Forum focuses on a vision for a new science entity, the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H). This new NIH Institute would accelerate biomedical innovation and adoption of technologies and approaches to revolutionize healthcare and medicine. Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D. is the Assistant Direc…
Rich Bendis, President and CEO of BioHealth Innovation conducts a fireside chat with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) since 1984. Dr. Fauci oversees an annual budget of over $6 Billion and has advised 7 President’s on many domestic and global health issues. He has an extensive portfoli…
Dr. Xavier Barril, Chief Scientific Officer, Gain Therapeutics, and Hartaj Singh, Managing Director and Senior Analyst, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Join BioTalk to discuss Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Drug Discovery, and Wall Street’s Views on this Exciting Science.
Lily Qi, Representative for the 15th legislative district in the Maryland House of Delegates. Joins BioTalk to discuss her career, Biotech in Montgomery County, and being a supporter of the BioHealth Capital Region
Jeff Galvin, CEO of American Gene Technologies and Rich Bendis, CEO and President of BioHealth Innovation, Inc. have a fireside chat about the rapid evolution of the BioHealth Capital Region. On the heels of Silicon Valley’s branding as one of the world’s largest tech hubs, the BioHealth Capital Region aims to brand the DMV region as one of the mos…
Paul Rennie, OBE, Counsellor for Global Issues in the Global Economy Group at the British Embassy, Washington DC, and Professor Jason Snape, Head of Environmental Protection within AstraZeneca’s Global Sustainability Team, Join BioTalk Host and BioHealth Innovation President and CEO, Rich Bendis to Discuss Life Sciences, Climate Change, COP26, and …
Jeff Boyle, President of Ellume USA, joins Rich Bendis on BioTalk to chat about his history, their Flagship U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Frederick, MD, and why BioHealth Capital Region is a right fit for their company goals.
Howard Carolan, Co-Founder and CEO of CoapTech, Inc., and Neil Davis, Program Director of the Biomedical Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate program at the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB), join Rich Bendis to discuss Startups, Tech Transfer, and the Funding.
Cartesian Therapeutics President & Chief Executive Officer, Murat Kalayoglu, MD, PhD, Returns to BioTalk to provide an update since his last visit on their cell and gene therapies, as well as fundraising successes.
Dr. Laurie E. Locascio, Vice President for Research at both the University of Maryland College Park and Baltimore, Joins BioTalk to Discuss Her Career, Tech Transfer, and the Two Institutions Working Together
Julie Lenzer, Chief Innovation Officer, The University of Maryland, joins Rich Bendis on BioTalk to discuss Ventures, Collaborations and growing the Quantum footprint in the BioHealth Capital Region.
Dr. Anne Khademian, Executive Director, Universities at Shady Grove (USG), joins BioTalk to discuss Higher Ed in Montgomery County, their Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (BSE) facility, and Strategic Partnerships
Gain Therapeutics CEO Eric Richman joins BioTalk to Discuss His Career, Redefining Drug Discovery, and Biohealth Ventures in the BioHealth Capital Region and Beyond.
Marina Massingham, CEO, Aifred Health, and Laurent Waessa, Senior Business Development Advisor, Québec Government Office in New York, join BioTalk to discuss their backgrounds, Ecosystems for Entrepreneurs, and how Quebec can find partnerships in the BioHealth Capital Region
“Dr. Dipanjan Pan and Phil Robilotto of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, join BioTalk to discuss RNA Disease Diagnostics, UM Ventures, and the commercialization of new medical technologies.”
Conley Jones, Senior Associate at Alexandria Venture Investments, Joins BioTalk to discuss Venture Trends, Investment Goals, and their National Footprint
John Mumm, CEO of Deka BioSciences, joins BioTalk to discuss his history in the BioHealth Capital Region, Precision Medicine, and Funding Strategies.
Troy A LeMaile-Stovall, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of TEDCO, joins BioTalk to discuss his background, the local ecosystem, and their vision for the future here in Maryland
Brett Malone, Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Tech Research Center, Joins BioTalk to discuss regional expansion plans, strategic partnerships, and success stories.
George Mason’s Amy Adams, CVilleBioHub’s Nikki Hastings, and Virginia Bio’s John Newby Join BioTalk to Discuss the New “Virginia Bio-Connect” Statewide Consortium and Scale-Up Initiative
USP CEO Ron Piervincenzi, Ph.D. Joins BioTalk to Talk About the Organization, their Services, and Goals for the Future.
Chris Mathia, Chief Executive Officer, Innara Health, and Keith Molzer, Managing Partner, Flyover Capital, join Rich Bendis from Kansas City on BioTalk
Dr. James Crowe Jr. MD, Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, joins BioTalk to discuss the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, Founder of ID Biologics, and his involvement with the Global Pandemic Prevention and Biodefense Center.
Stu Solomon, President & CEO, Connected DMV joins BioTalk to discuss the formation of the Strategic Renewal Task Force, their Covid-19 Pandemic Pivot, the Global Pandemic Prevention and Bioterrorism Center, and much more.
Dr. Carol Nacy, CEO of Sequella Incorporated, joins BioTalk to discuss her career, the evolution of their science in antibiotics, and her vision for the future.
Praduman “PJ” Jain, CEO and Founder of Vibrent Health, Joins BioTalk to Discuss Entrepreneurism, Funding, and Health Technology
Scott Carmer, CEO of NexImmune, joins BioTalk to discuss his career in the BioHealth Capital Region, recent Milestones, and his Long-Term Vision for the company
Montgomery County Executive, Marc Elrich joins BioTalk to discuss his Career Path, the BioHealth Industry, and plans to support the Industry in MoCo.
BARDA Director of the DRIVe Catalyst Office, Justin Yang, Joins BioTalk to share how BARDA collaborates with the BioHealth Industry, partners with Incubators, and helps fund innovation.
MCEDC President & CEO Benjamin Wu joins BioTalk to discuss all things Montgomery County, Economic Development and the BioHealth Industry
American Gene Technologies (AGT) CEO and Founder, Jeff Galvin, returns to BioTalk to share updates on their work for a potential functional cure for HIV, the growth of his company, and where they are going next.
John Trizzino, Novavax Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer and Chief Financial Officer Joins BioTalk to Discuss the Company’s History, COVID-19 Vaccine Development, and Collaboration in the BioHealth Capital Region
Sally Mossman, VP, Vaccines R&D and Head Discovery Performance Unit at GSK, joins BioTalk to discuss their Rockville location, why the BioHealth Capital Region is right for the GSK, and their role in the development of a COVID-19 Vaccine.
A special BioTalk with former Crab Trap winners from the BioHealth Capital Region Forum. David Narrow, CEO of Sonavex, Bruce Lichorowic, President & CEO, Dave Saunders, CTO & Co-Founder of Galen Robotics, and Vijay Ravindran, Co-Founder & CEO of Floreo, Inc. give updates on their companies since winning the Crab Trap competition in previous years.…
Sally Allain, MSc., MBA , Head, JLABS @ Washington, DC, joins Rich Bendis on BioTalk to discuss her career, the decision to open a BioHealth Capital Region location, and their new BLUE KNIGHT™ collaboration.
Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB), President and CEO, Michele L. Whelley, joins BioTalk to discuss her career, the economic development environment in Baltimore, and how to create a greater sense of partnership between perceived competing regions.
The BioHealth Capital Region and BioForward Wisconsin come together as Lisa Johnson joins Rich Bendis on BioTalk to discuss her career, the industry, and growing biohealth in the Midwest.
Jennifer Butler, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Innate Pharma US Inc. joins Rich Bendis on BioTalk to discuss her career, bringing Innate from France to the US, and goals.
BioFactura, Inc. Co-Founder, President & CEO, Darryl Sampey, PH.D., joins BioTalk to discuss his background with the University of Maryland, the BioHealth Capital Region, and the creation of his company in Frederick.
Alex Philippidis, Senior News Editor, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, joins Rich Bendis on BioTalk to discuss the BioHealth Capital Region from a National viewpoint, other Hubs, and how the industry has adapted in the age of COVID-19.
Charles Andres, Ph.D, RAC, Associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and Christian Barrow, Executive Director, Life Sciences Banking at JPMorgan, join Rich Bendis for a Virtual BioTalk
miRecule CEO Anthony D. Saleh, Ph.D. guests on BioTalk to discuss his company, his many roles in startup companies, and being an Entrepreneur in Residence with BHI
Angel Investor, Dr. Faz Bashi, M.D., joins BioTalk from the West Coast to discuss the Venture Capital, partnerships and staying connected in the age of COVID-19
Immunomic Therapeutics Founder and CEO Bill Hearl, Ph.D. returns to BioTalk with Rich Bendis to discuss their recent successes in funding, research, and their growth in the BioHealth Capital Region
Sean M. Kirk, Executive Vice President, Manufacturing and Technical Operations at Emergent BioSolutions joins Rich Bendis to discuss the COVID-19 Health Crisis, Emergent’s Capabilities in Manufacturing in the BioHealth Capital Region and Beyond.
Executive Director of the Universities at Shady Grove, Stewart L. Edelstein, Ph.D., joins BioTalk to discuss his career, USG, and its role in the BioHealth Capital Region