Research and Development

  • Coagulation Diagnostics Expands in Rockville


    Bethesda-based Coagulation Diagnostics Inc. moved into a new lab facility at the Maryland Technology Development Center in Rockville on May 1.  The biotech firm, maker of commercialized diagnostic tests for cardiovascular disease, will retain its Bethesda office space while expan

  • Sandia Plans Distributed Info Systems Lab


    Sandia/California National Laboratories plans to begin construction on the Distributed Information Systems Laboratory in April 2002.

  • GlaxoSmithKline Puts Facilities Services System Online


    GlaxoSmithKline's Service Desk now handles about 8,000 fewer telephone calls per month while processing almost three times as many service orders, thanks to a new Corporate Engineering services management system (CESMS) that allows the 6,000 employees at the company's Research Triangle Park (RTP), N.C., facilities to make their work requests electronically.

  • PharmaNet Triples Space in Cary


    PharmaNet is tripling the size of its operations in Cary, North Carolina. The Princeton, N.J.-based contract research organization provides the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries with a comprehensive range of drug development and consulting services.

  • Washington University Builds New Facilities


    Washington University is planning to develop its Hilltop campus and School of Medicine with new buildings for education, research and patient care. The $1 billion project includes a $35 million biomedical engineering facility, the Uncas A. Whitaker Hall.

  • New UNC Research Campus


    The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill is planning to develop a 1,000-acre site as a satellite campus.

  • Building Q Research Building


    Pharmacia's recently completed Building Q Research Building is the new cornerstone for the eventual large-scale redevelopment of their Skokie, Ill., research campus. Designed to be a world-class facility for chemistry research, the new building's mission is to provide a safe, adaptable, and competitive workplace to expand Pharmacia's ability to support the prospective drug pipeline.

  • Qiagen Sciences Completes New Facility


    Qiagen Sciences is completing a 190,000-sf facility in Germantown, where the company is licensed to manufacture products resulting from the collaboration of Seattle-based Qiagen Genomics and The Institute for Genomic Research in Rockville, Md., on tuberculosis strains.

  • University of Texas Develops Longevity & Aging Center


    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is developing the new Sam and Ann Barshop Center for Longevity and Aging Studies. The Barshops donated $4 million to the Texas Research Park facility, which will provide laboratory space for scientists.

  • Emory University Builds Cancer Research Center


    The U.S. Army has granted $2.5 million to an Emory University scientist to for a new prostate cancer research center. Funded by the U.S.