BioHealth Innovation, Inc. Announces Board Appointments
Aug 2 16
BioHealth Innovation Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has voted and approved the appointments of new board members William Hearl, Founder and CEO of Immunomic Therapeutics Inc. and Founder of Capital Genomix Inc., and Lily Qi, M.B.A., Assistant Chief Administrative Officer for Economic and Workforce Development, Office of the County Executive for Montgomery County, Maryland. Dr. Hearl's leadership and expertise in immunotherapies have aided ITI in the development of LAMP-vax, a technology that would allow the use of nucleic acid immunotherapies to broaden the potential uses of cancer immunotherapies. Ms. Qi grew up in Shanghai and became the first political appointee from China in the State of Maryland.
BioHealth Innovation, Inc. Announces Executive Appointments
Sep 14 15
BioHealth Innovation Inc. (BHI) announced that its board of directors has unanimously voted and approved the appointments of board member Juan Carlos Lopez, Ph.D., Head of the Academic Relations and Collaborations (ARC) Group at Roche Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED), and Ex-Officio Board Member Mike Gill, Secretary, Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), State of Maryland. Dr. Lopez leads the Roche pRED's team in conducting outreach to academic and non-profit biomedical research and healthcare organizations for purposes of enhancing and complementing their internal R&D efforts. Secretary Mike Gill will join the BHI Board in an ex-officio position, bringing with him more than four decades of experience as an entrepreneur, technology executive, investment banker and public servant. Earlier this year, Secretary Gill was tapped by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to lead the DBED. Prior to his appointment, Secretary Gill led Evergreen Advisors, an investment bank, as chairman and principal. Previously, he founded Hoyt Capital, an investment and advisory firm serving startups and growth companies. Secretary Gill was also a founder First Page, which was acquired by Metrocall; served as chairman of Curtis Engine, a Baltimore power generator company; and was chairman of Bluefire Security Technologies, a mobile cybersecurity developer, from 2006 to 2008.
Tania Fernandez Joins BioHealth Innovation Inc. to Help Manage New BioHealth Gap Fund
Sep 30 14
BioHealth Innovation Inc. announced that venture capitalist, Tania Fernandez, Ph.D., has joined the BHI team as a strategic advisor. Dr. Fernandez will be a member of the management team for a new BioHealth Gap Fund. Dr. Fernandez previously was a venture capitalist with Burrill & Company.