Gemstone Biotherapeutics CEO Emily English and Chemistry alumna Emily English

The University System of Maryland (USM) recently invested $250,000 in Emily English’s (B.S. ’02, chemistry) biotech company called Gemstone Biotherapeutics. The company develops products for scar-free skin regeneration after dermatological surgeries.

The investment came through the system’s “Momentum Fund”—a $10 million fund established by the Board of Regents to provide funding for technology that comes out of any USM affiliate.

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Written by Carmen Molina Acosta for the Diamondback

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