Latest Virginia Biotechnology Association Stories

2011-05-27 23:08:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.), www.myhdl.com, a CAP accredited leader in health management, has received the Virginia Bioscience Company of the Year Award by the Virginia Biotechnology Association (VABIO). The award was designed to recognize the biotech or device company that best exemplifies the spirit of the Virginia life sciences community as well as its success and leadership in Virginia. "Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc....

2010-10-28 10:26:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- CSA Medical, Inc. (www.CSAmedical.com) has been selected to present the company's technology and business plans for its proprietary spray cryotherapy platform at the Mid-Atlantic Bio Conference. CSA Medical will be one of only eleven companies presenting in the emerging growth category. Twenty five companies in total will present across three categories. More than 800 national and international industry leaders, government representatives, executives,...

2010-10-05 09:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance Corporation (Oxford), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, today announced that it is a sponsor of 2010 Mid-Atlantic Bio, which takes place October 27-29 in Bethesda, Maryland. Oxford is participating as a Life Sciences Investor Leader sponsor, and, in addition, its executives served on the committee that selects the presenting companies at the conference. Mid-Atlantic Bio brings together industry leaders, government representatives,...

2008-07-16 15:01:08

The 2008 Mid-Atlantic Bio conference (http://midatlanticbio.org) today announced that Kary Mullis, Ph.D., the Nobel Prize-winning chemist known for his invention of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D., will address this year's conference, to be held October 22 through 24 at the Westfields Marriott in Dulles, Va. Dedicated to promoting the growth of biotechnology in the Mid-Atlantic region, the conference is...

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