Awards & Advancement

AiCure wins 2016 Scrip Award

Thursday, December 1, 2016

AiCure, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) on mobile devices to visually confirm medication ingestion, are the winners of the 2016 Scrip Award in the category of Best Technological Development in Clinical Trials. Judges from industry, academia and finance rewarded the artificial intelligence platform for its unique contribution in driving efficiencies and quality data in clinical research.

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Steven G. Zylstra named Executive of the Year

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Arizona Technology Council’s President and CEO Steven G. Zylstra has been named the Arizona Society of Association Executives (AzSAE) Executive of the Year. The highest recognition given to a chief staff executive by the AzSAE, Zylstra is being recognized for his commitment to his association, its members, his civic and community affairs, and the affiliate associations and organizations he serves.

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Exco InTouch secures 2016 Global Digital Health 100 Award

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Exco InTouch, a provider of intelligent digital health programs for healthcare and biopharmaceutical companies, has been recognized for the third year running as an honoree in the Journal of mHealth’s Global Digital Health 100. The 2016 list—compiled from a combination of nominations and industry research by the publication’s international team—sets out to identify the most innovative and disruptive health technology companies from across the globe that operate in the mobile, digital and connected care industries.

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Peter J. Embi named chair-elect of AMIA board of directors

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Peter J. Embi, M.D., MS, who joins the Regenstrief Institute as president and CEO on December 15, has been selected as the chair-elect of the board of directors of the American Medical Informatics Association, the largest international professional biomedical and health informatics association. The four-year term includes a one-year term as chair-elect, two years as the chair of the association’s 21-person board of directors, and a final year as chair-emeritus. 

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Delaware BioScience Association announces new president

Monday, November 21, 2016

The Delaware BioScience Association (Delaware Bio) has announced that its founding President Bob Dayton is retiring after 10 years of achieving continuous growth and increasing influence. As of February 1, Dayton will be succeeded by Helen Stimson, who will leave her current role as vice president and general manager of the Chemistries and Supplies Division at Agilent Technologies at the end of the month.

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Biogen adds management to hemophilia spin-off Bioverativ

Monday, November 21, 2016

Biogen has announced the addition of two members to the executive management team of Bioverativ, Biogen’s planned spin-off company focused on the discovery, research, development and commercialization of treatments for hemophilia and other blood disorders. Rogerio Vivaldi, M.D., will serve as executive vice president and chief global therapeutic operations officer of Bioverativ, and John T. Greene will serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Bioverativ. The spin-off of Bioverativ is on track to be completed in early 2017.

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Syntimmune appoints David De Graaf CEO

Friday, November 18, 2016

Syntimmune, a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing novel treatments for IgG-mediated autoimmune diseases based on leading expertise in FcRn biology, has announced the expansion of its leadership team and Board of Directors. David de Graaf, Ph.D. has been appointed Syntimmune’s president and chief executive officer, and Burt Adelman, M.D. has been elected to the company’s board and named as senior advisor to the company.

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Exco InTouch recognized in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 tech awards

Friday, November 18, 2016

Exco InTouch, a provider of digital patient engagement and data capture solutions for clinical research and healthcare providers, has been recognized in Deloitte’s 2016 U.K. Fast 50 technology awards—securing the award in acknowledgment of the rapid growth achieved by the company over the course of the last four years. The accolade recognizes the success of Exco InTouch as the market leader in its field and pioneer of key innovations that have transformed the sector.

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