Awards & Advancement

NIH Clinical Center receives 2017 Excellence Award for patient emotional support

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The National Research Corporation (NRC) Health has selected the NIH Clinical Center as a recipient of its 2017 Excellence Award, having earned the highest ratings in overall satisfaction by patients and their families in the category of Emotional Support, among 426 eligible facilities. Each year, NRC Health recognizes top-performing hospitals and health systems that have exhibited an exceptional commitment to understanding each individual patient’s complete care journey.

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CBT Pharmaceuticals creates scientific advisory board

Monday, August 28, 2017

CBT Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative oncology therapeutics harnessing the immune system and targeting specific molecular pathways to tame cancer,  announced the appointments of Robert A. Figlin, M.D., FACP and Frank McCormick, Ph.D., FRS, DSc. to its newly established Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

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iBIO Institute announces iCON Awards honorees

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The iBIO Institute announced the four honorees of the eleventh annual iCON Awards—a prestigious honor for life sciences educators, researchers and civic visionaries. The iCON Awards celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding innovators and leaders whose work provides the basis for biotechnology developments worldwide.

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Blade Therapeutics appoints Dr. Maria E. Fuentes EVP, Research

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Blade Therapeutics, a private biopharmaceutical company advancing novel anti-fibrotic therapies to meet important patient needs, announced the appointment of Maria E. Fuentes, Ph.D., as Executive Vice President, Research. In this newly established position, Dr. Fuentes will lead Blade’s anti-fibrotic programs in preclinical testing. Blade’s flagship program, focused on a small molecule cysteine protease inhibitor, is expected to enter IND-enabling studies by year-end 2017.

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PPD’s Susan Atkinson recognized by PharmaVOICE

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) announced that Susan Atkinson, Ph.D., senior vice president of global biometrics for PPD, has been named to the 2017 PharmaVOICE 100 list of the most inspiring people in the life sciences industry.

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WCG’s MedAvante-ProPhase expands executives

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), a provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced that industry experts Steven Herne and Michael Cioffi have joined the leadership of MedAvanteProPhase, the Group’s electronic clinical outcomes assessment (eCOA) arm. Herne and Cioffi are tasked with expanding MedAvante-ProPhase’s already formidable portfolio of services and technologies, which improve the quality of clinical trial data collection and analysis in the fields of CNS and mental health.

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