CARE Award Winners 2017
April 5, 2017, State Room, Boston
Many congratulations to the 2017 winners of the Clinical & Research Excellence Awards.
Best Patient Centric Clinical Trial
Winner: Janssen Research & Development, A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Clinical Response of Subretinal Administration of CNTO 2476 (Palucorcel) in Participants with Geographic Atrophy (PRELUDE)
Clinical Trial Result of the Year – Sponsored by Medidata Solutions
Winner: Kite Pharma, ZUMA-1 Pivotal CAR-T Therapy Trial of Axicabtagene Ciloleucel in Patients with Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
Most Innovative Clinical Trial Design
Winner: Tracon Pharmaceuticals (in collaboration with Cytel), A Randomized Phase 3 Trial of TRC105 and Pazopanib Versus Pazopanib alone in Patients with Advanced Angiosarcoma (TAPPAS)
Excellence in Rare Disease Drug Development
Winner: Tocagen, Toca 511 + Toca FC for recurrent high grade glioma
Best Sponsor-Focused Technological Development
Winner: IBM Watson Health & Novartis & Highlands Oncology, Watson Clinical Trial Matching Team
Best Patient-Focused Technological Development
Winner: NorthWest EHealth, Linked Database System
Most Successful Early Phase Trial (Preclinical & Phase I)
Winner: Tocagen, Study of a Retroviral Replicating Vector to Treat Patients Undergoing Surgery for a Recurrent Malignant Brain Tumor
Pharma/Biotech Product Development Team of the Year – Sponsored by Cytel
Winner: TESARO, Niraparib Product Development Team
Clinical Partnership of the Year – Sponsored by EBD Group
Winner: Medidata Solutions & TESARO
Highly Commended: Novartis; Kenya Medical Research Institute Center for Clinical Research/Strathmore University; Kintampo Health Research Center; Ifakara Health Institute; Division of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Cape Town; Addis Ababa University/ Regional Bioequivalence Center; African Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology Clinical Pharmacology Capability Building in Sub-Saharan Africa
Marquee Award for R&D Excellence
Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner: Dr. Michael Murphy, M.D., Ph.D. Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, Worldwide Clinical Trials
Winners were announced on the 5 April at a ceremony at the State Room in Boston.
Congratulations to all the winners and all of our finalists for 2017.
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