WALTHAM, Mass., April 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TESARO, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO), an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company, has been recognized with two Clinical and Research Excellence (CARE) Awards. Pharma/Biotech Product Development Team of the Year was awarded to the niraparib development team, and the company also received Clinical Research Partnership of the Year with its partner Medidata. The CARE Awards acknowledge and commend excellence across the global clinical research enterprise, recognising individual and corporate achievements. The winners were decided by a distinguished panel of industry experts, and announced at a ceremony on April 5 at The State Room, Boston.
"TESARO associates are devoted to developing transformative therapies for people bravely facing cancer, and we are thrilled to accept the award for best Pharma/Biotech Product Development Team on behalf of the patients we serve," said Mary Lynne Hedley, Ph.D., President and COO of TESARO. "We congratulate all of the biopharmaceutical companies that were recognized for the important work being done across our industry to advance patient care."
The judges said: "This was a high performing team with an effective plan in place to execute rapid development through intense cross functional collaboration. The team brought this new drug through development to NDA & MAA in under five years, a remarkable achievement."
The award winners were chosen from a record number of entries which were adjudicated by a distinguished judging panel. This year's panel included:
The CARE Awards is managed by Pharma Intelligence, the world's leading provider of business intelligence in the pharmacy industry. Pharma Intelligence provides intelligence, news and insight, data and analysis into the complex pharmaceuticals environment for businesses to make informed decisions.
ICON, the global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, was the headline sponsor for the 2017 CARE Awards.
To see the full list of winners for the 2017 CARE Awards, visit: https://ibiawards.com/careawards/2017-winners/
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