2020 winners

The 2020 winners are:

 

Best ADC Platform Technology

Synaffix – Winner

Legochem Bio – Runner Up


Best New Drug Developer

Sutro Biopharma – Winner

Mersana Therapeutics – Runner Up

 

Most Promising Clinical Candidate

DS-1062 (Daiichi Sankyo) – Winner

Loncastuximab Tesirine (ADC Therapeutics) – Runner Up

 

Best Contract Manufacturing (CMO) Provider

Piramal – Winner

BSP Pharmaceuticals – Runner Up

 

Best Contract Research (CRO) Provider

Abzena – Winner

NJ Biopharmaceuticals  – Runner Up

 

Best Pre-Clinical Publication

Winner:

Selective hematopoietic stem cell ablation using CD117-antibody-drug-conjugates enables safe and effective transplantation with immunity preservation.

Czechowicz A, Palchaudhuri R, Scheck A, Hu Y, Hoggatt J, Saez B, Pang WW, Mansour MK, Tate TA, Chan YY, Walck E, Wernig G, Shizuru JA, Winau F, Scadden DT, Rossi DJ.Nat Commun. 2019 Feb 6;10(1):617. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-08201-x.


Winner:

AJICAP: Affinity Peptide Mediated Regiodivergent Functionalization of Native Antibodies.

Yamada K, Shikida N, Shimbo K, Ito Y, Khedri Z, Matsuda Y, Mendelsohn BA.Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2019 Apr 16;58(17):5592-5597. doi: 10.1002/anie.201814215. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

 

Best Clinical Publication

Winner:


Trastuzumab Emtansine for Residual Invasive HER2-Positive Breast Cancer.

von Minckwitz G, Huang CS, Mano MS, Loibl S, Mamounas EP, Untch M, Wolmark N, Rastogi P, Schneeweiss A, Redondo A, Fischer HH, Jacot W, Conlin AK, Arce-Salinas C, Wapnir IL, Jackisch C, DiGiovanna MP, Fasching PA, Crown JP, Wülfing P, Shao Z, Rota Caremoli E, Wu H, Lam LH, Tesarowski D, Smitt M, Douthwaite H, Singel SM, Geyer CE Jr; KATHERINE Investigators.N Engl J Med. 2019 Feb 14;380(7):617-628. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1814017.

 

Individual Input to the Field 2019

Aldo Braca (BSP Pharmaceuticals)

 

Long Standing Contribution to the Field

Rakesh Dixit