World ADC Awards
The World ADC Awards recognize the innovation, leadership and devotion within the industry on a global platform.
Across nine categories the Awards showcased the extraordinary endeavours, teamwork and commercial acumen that has propelled the field to the forefront of cancer research today.
It’s a privilege to acknowledge those who push the boundaries, dedicating their careers and companies in the pursuit of fighting cancer.
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2017 World ADC Awards Winners
★Best Platform Technology (sponsored by Ambrx)
Winner: Bicycle Therapeutics
Runner Up: Synaffix
★Most Promising Clinical Candidate
Winner: ImmunoGen (Mirvetuximab soravtansine)
Runner Up: Stemcentrx (Rova-T)
★Best CMO Provider
Runner Up: BSP Pharmaceuticals
★Best New Drug Developer:
Runner Up: Heidelberg Pharma
★Best CRO Provider
Runner Up: Syngene International Ltd.
★Best Publication 2016 (sponsored by Medimmune)
Winner: A Biparatopic HER2-Targeting Antibody-Drug Conjugate Induces Tumor Regression in Primary Models Refractory to or Ineligible for HER2-Targeted Therapy.
Li JY, Perry SR, Muniz-Medina V, Wang X, Wetzel LK, Rebelatto MC, Hinrichs MJ, Bezabeh BZ, Fleming RL, Dimasi N, Feng H, Toader D, Yuan AQ, Xu L, Lin J, Gao C, Wu H, Dixit R, Osbourn JK, Coats SR.
Cancer Cell. 2016 Jan 11;29(1):117-29. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2015.12.008.
Runner Up: Targeted drug delivery through the traceless release of tertiary and heteroaryl amines from antibody-drug conjugates.
Staben LR1, Koenig SG1, Lehar SM1, Vandlen R1, Zhang D1, Chuh J1, Yu SF1, Ng C1, Guo J1, Liu Y1, Fourie-O’Donohue A1, Go M1, Linghu X1, Segraves NL1, Wang T2, Chen J2, Wei B1, Phillips GD1, Xu K1, Kozak KR1, Mariathasan S1, Flygare JA1, Pillow TH1.
Nat Chem. 2016 Dec;8(12):1112-1119. doi: 10.1038/nchem.2635.
★Individual Input to the Field 2016
★Long Standing Contribution
Jagath Reddy Junutula