Senator Van Hollen to Spotlight Maryland Scientific and Economic Development Advancements

Maryland is among the top tier of states in the size and
concentration of its bioscience and biomedical research complex


–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Senator Van Hollen will join the leaders of Maryland biotechnology
company GlycoMimetics for a tour of the company’s facilities before
participating in a roundtable discussion on the economic and societal
value of biotech innovation.

Senator Van Hollen will learn more about prospects for, and impediments
to, the continued growth of this high-wage industry in Maryland. The
Senator also will discuss the potentially significant effects of the
federal health care policy and budget debates.



Tour and Roundtable Discussion at GlycoMimetics


Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen

Jim Greenwood, President & CEO, BIO

Rachel King, CEO, GlycoMimetics, Inc.

Other senior leadership from GlycoMimetics



Friday, December 8, 2017 from 9:45 am – 11:00 am


9708 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850

Media requested to RSVP to George Goodno,


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