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Tonix Pharmaceuticals expands into Frederick, Md.
By Amanda Winters /
October 20, 2021
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Clinical stage biopharma company Tonix Pharmaceuticals has officially moved into Maryland.

The company recently celebrated the grand opening for its newly acquired research and development center in Frederick. Located at 431 Aviation Way, the 48,000 square-foot R&D facility is fully-operational with a team of scientists and technicians on hand to further Tonix’s portfolio of infectious disease treatments.

Tonix is developing live vaccines and antiviral drugs to protect against COVID-19 and its variants, smallpox, and monkeypox; treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); medical countermeasures; and diagnostics for other diseases. In addition to its Maryland location, the company has operations in Massachusetts and soon to be Montana.

“The life sciences are incredibly important to us in Maryland. It is one of our strongest industry sectors, and a major source of jobs and economic power for our residents,” said Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly M. Schulz. “On behalf of the state of Maryland, congratulations and welcome to the entire Tonix team. We are thrilled to have you in Maryland and thrilled that you’ll be continuing your important work in our state.”

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