BioOhio BioBulletin, April 2018

April 30, 2018

2018 BioBulletin - April

Welcome to the April edition of the BioOhio BioBulletin!

In this issue: Announcing the 2018 Ohio Bioscience Growth Report, Membership, Job Openings, Government Relations, Ohio Bioscience News, and the Events Calendar

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BioOhio is excited to announce the release of the 2018 Ohio Bioscience Growth Report, a newly updated edition of our annual report on bioscience in Ohio.

Viewed as an essential resource by members of the bioscience community, this report provides insight into the numerous ways Ohioans are impacting lives not only in Ohio, but around the world. Content includes tracking of investment, average wages, research funding, expansions, bioscience-related degrees awarded, and new company growth, with helpful profiles of bioscience companies and comments from industry leaders throughout the report.

  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Bioscience Education in Ohio
  • Healthcare & Life Science IT
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Medical & Testing Laboratories
  • Medical Devices & Equipment
  • Medical Product Distribution
  • Pharmaceuticals & Therapeutics
  • Research & Development
  • Suppliers & Service Providers

BioOhio is proud to support and salute the efforts of the bioscience community in Ohio. We encourage you to download your free copy of the report today at, and please share with others that may be interested.


We are pleased to welcome EpiDestinyHawk Medical, Locus Bio-Energy, and Molecular Theranostics as new BioOhio members.

Thank you to our members who renewed their support of BioOhio this month: 3Bar Biologics, Avatar Brokers, Central Ohio Men Against Prostate Cancer, City of Dublin, Skoda Minotti, and Sparton Medical Systems.

Remember, BioOhio offers a 5% discount on two-year membership renewals. As always, thanks to the entire BioOhio member family that continues to support our efforts. Everything we do is driven by member requests. Click here to learn about the many benefits and resources available, whether you are currently a member or are thinking about joining.

Job Openings

Abeona Therapeutics – Director of Quality Control – Biologics and Quality Assurance / Validation Manager – Biopharmaceuticals

Details here, and click here to apply.

Applied Biomolecular Technologies – Protein Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Research Associate

Details here, and send a cover letter and resume to

Gleeson Laboratory Services – Health Science/Laboratory Construction Manager

Details here, and send resumes to

JALEX Medical – Product Development Engineers and Regulatory & Quality Systems Specialists

Details here, and send resumes to

MediTechSafe – Full Stack Software Engineer, Mobile Application Developer (iOS and Android), and UI/UX Developer/Designer

Details here, and send resumes to

BioOhio members, do you have job openings at your company you would like to post in the BioOhio BioBulletin? Contact Lauren Reitz with the job title and how to apply.

Ohio Bioscience News’s industry news page is Ohio’s best source for bioscience-related current events. We post stories from a wide range of local and national sources, about member and non-member organizations, STEM education, research discoveries, legislative issues, funding announcements, and more. April was a busy month for Ohio bioscience companies – below are just a few stories. Be sure to visit’s news page for more from around Ohio’s bioscience community.

  • Helping premature babies breathe, Airway Therapeutics raises $11M, story here & here
  • Alkermes announces FDA acceptance of depression drug NDA
  • Targeting limb girdle muscular dystrophies, Myonexus Therapeutics gets FDA orphan drug designation
  • Loveland High School biotech students push experiments beyond expectations
  • Builder of advanced lab equipment, Caron Products announces new items and patent
  • Developing opioid alternative, $50M for Sollis Therapeutics, story here & here
  • Novo buys into EpiDestiny’s sickle cell therapy with up to $400M license deal
  • Boston Scientific buys thermal monitoring medtech company Securus for $40M

Government Relations

As the Ohio affiliate of AdvaMed, BIO, MDMA and PhRMA, BioOhio participates in advocacy for issues that matter to our members, our industry and the health and prosperity of Ohio.

Get the latest funding opportunities via the monthly Government Bioscience Grant Report from G2G, available free to BioOhio members (contact us for your access code).

BIO Convention

BIO International Convention is back in Boston, June 4-7, to celebrate history-making innovation. Join us to take advantage of unparalleled business partnering, gain insights from thought leaders in hundreds of education sessions, and network with 16,000+ of biotech’s most influential. Register now at

Events Calendar

BioOhio Events

Other Bioscience Events Calendar

Contact us anytime we can be of assistance. Thanks for your continued support.

John F. Lewis, Jr., BioOhio, President & CEO

(614) 675-3686 x1262,