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Event Title
2020 Winners of the America's Got Regulatory Science Talent Present at FDA
April 6, 2020

Scheduled

Presentations by winning student teams in the 2020 America's Got Regulatory Science Talent contest.


Date:
April 6, 2020
Time:
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET

Since 2013, the University of Maryland CERSI, an FDA grant recipient, and the University of Rochester CTSI have held their annual America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent Competition to foster student interest in the pioneering field of regulatory science – the science of developing new tools, standards and approaches to assess the safety, efficacy, quality and performance of FDA‐regulated products. Each student team competing presented a proposed solution to a current challenge in regulatory science, aligned with the FDA priority areas for advancing regulatory science. The winning teams are listed below and on the attached agenda. This year’s panel of judges evaluated each of the presentations for the quality, novelty, potential significance and feasibility of the students’ proposed solutions.

This event will be held on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Where: FDA White Oak campus – Building 31 (Great Room area), Room 1504

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Recording will be available after the event.

 

Agenda | Talent Competition Abstracts and Student Bios

2020 Winning Student Teams

University of Maryland CERSI’s “America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent” Competition Winners

First Place Team: “Brain Alliance”
Team: Adaeze Amaefule, Breanna Owoo, Hannah Kim, and Sydney Yuen
Brief description of proposed solution: MeDevice: A mobile app that allows consumers to access and view information about FDA approved medical devices. This app will promote transparency and be easy for patients to use.
  
Second Place Team - Tie: “Just (insul)in-case”
Team: Karen Nguyen, Hanna Lefebo, Amanda Dinh, Anthonia Azubike, Andrew SyBing, and Jeffrey Banaszak
Brief description of proposed solution: Insulin: A jump-start to manufacturing biologics on demand in public health emergencies.
  
Second Place Team - Tie: “RidRx”
Team: Anyen Fon, Hang Vo, Chidiogo Eke, and Olamide Olujohungbe
Brief description of proposed solution: Phone app that allows easy access for safe medication disposal.

University of Rochester’s “America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent” Competition Winner

First Place Team: “Data Science for Food Safety”
Team: Sydney Simpson
Brief description of proposed solution: Utilizing blockchain to more accurately and rapidly trace food contamination.

For additional information on America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent competition winners see the University of Maryland CERSIdisclaimer iconand University of Rochester websites. For more details on the 2020 University of Maryland competition see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6K6mchMVjI&feature=youtu.be

For questions and reasonable accommodations:
Please contact Donna Blum-Kemelor at donna.blumkemelor@fda.hhs.gov

Information on previous events