MSU’s first patent helps Alzheimer’s patients

Dr. Jayfus Doswell has become accustomed to finding solutions to complex problems. The Baltimore-born founder of The Juxtopia Group— a nonprofit established to reduce the critical STEM learning gap of underserved communities— has helped to find another solution to a problem that involves Alzheimer’s disease. And, this solution has proven to be historic. To address […]

OrderUp hires everybody; Back Forty offices hit Craigslist [Startup Roundup]

WHO’S GETTING FUNDED? Paragon Bioservices, based at the University of Maryland BioPark, closed a $13 million Series A round, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. Much of that funding will go to outreach in hotspots like California, Boston and New Jersey, according to the report. Quantified Care raised $400,000 in equity and debt, according to SEC filings. The Otterbein startup, a DreamIt […]

CASIS Awards New Grants for ISS Tech

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) this week announced the recipients of new grants for developing technologies for the International Space Station (ISS). CASIS is a non-profit organization which manages research conducted in the ISS’s U.S. National Laboratory. The grant awards, the sums of which CASIS did not disclose, include awards […]

Juxtopia Imhotep: another Baltimore team competing for $10M health IT prize

The Johns Hopkins University students behind Team Aezon aren’t the only local competitors vying for $10 million in the global Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE health IT competition. Another team, Juxtopia Imhotep, is a group of 13 minority and women students and entrepreneurs from high school and college. The team itself is led by Jayfus Doswell, the founder of biotech and IT company Juxtopia, which is based […]