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Baxter to Partner with University, Health Care Institutions in Baltimore Area
June 6, 2019
Company based in Chicago area to collaborate with Johns Hopkins University, LifeBridge Health System and the University of Maryland, Baltimore
BALTIMORE, MD (June 6, 2019) – Baxter International Inc.(NYSE: BAX), a leading global medical products company based in the Chicago area, joined with the Maryland Department of Commerce earlier this week to announce plans to partner with three university and health care institutions in the Baltimore area. Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly M. Schulz met with Baxter executives at the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia to discuss the details of the company’s collaborations with Johns Hopkins University, LifeBridge Health System, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).
“New ideas can come from anywhere, which is why we look for partnerships that can drive innovation as early as the discovery process,” said Sumant Ramachandra, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, senior vice president, chief science and technology officer, Baxter. “We’re excited to partner with these world-class institutions in Maryland to advance innovation that can improve delivery of patient care.”
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