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Loudoun County is the healthiest county in Virginia, and 12 percent of Loudoun employees work in the health care industry. Loudoun residents are served by a wide range of robust medical assets, including:

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Health Innovation and Technology

This emerging sector is anchored by the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Research Campus, which invests nearly $100 million each year for advanced biomedical research.

Loudoun is home to a diverse ecosystem of more than 60 life sciences firms whose work ranges from drug development research to medical device manufacturing. Plus:

  • More than 500 researchers at HHMI are developing new imaging methods and discovering the basic principles underlying computation by neuronal circuits.
  • More than 250 workers at George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus are advancing human knowledge through their Center for Biomolecular Sciences; Computational Biology Institute; Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute; High Performance Computing Laboratory and Capital Area Advanced Research and Education Network.
  • Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center conducts cutting-edge research, including the development of the first FDA-approved treatment for Equine Protozoal Myelitis, and advances in laser surgery, joint disease, injury treatments and antibiotic therapy. A new molecular research complex is currently under construction.

Loudoun has the highly educated, tech-savvy workforce your company needs. Contact me today to find out how realizing your business goals are #LoudounPossible.

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