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America's Got Regulatory Science Talent at FDA 2016

Winners of 2016 America

America's Got Regulatory Science Talent Competition: 2016 Winning Student Teams
From left to right, UMD 1st-Place Team M-PROVE; Rochester Winner ESCAPE; and UMD 2nd-Place Team Max Elixirs

 Agenda Talent Competition Abstracts and Student Bios Recorded Webcast Presentation Slides
M-PROVE, ESCAPEdisclaimer icon, Max Elixirs

Since 2013, disclaimer iconthe University of Maryland CERSI, an FDA grant recipient, and disclaimer iconthe University of Rochester disclaimer iconhave held their annual America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent Competition to foster student interest in the pioneering field of regulatory science.  The competition requires student teams to come up with innovative solutions to regulatory science challenges within eight scientific priority areas that FDA has identified in its Strategic Plan for Advancing Regulatory Science.  

This year’s panel of judges evaluated each of the presentations for the quality, novelty, potential significance and feasibility of the students’ proposed solutions.  The 2016 winners presented their ideas on Friday, May 6, 2016 at FDA.  For further information on the award day, see the program agenda.  

And don't miss the recorded webcast of the 2016 Winners of the America's Got Regulatory Science Talent Competition, where they present their innovative ideas.

2016 Winning Student Teams

University of Maryland CERSI’s America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent Competition
1st Place Team: M-PROVE: Maximizing Patient Reported Outcomes and Vigilance Efforts-
Using the modern patient to increase participation and signal detection in pharmacovigilance
Student Winners:  Jillian Aquino, Yoon Duk Hong, Peter Nguyen, Justin Penzenstadler, David Tran

2nd Place Team:  Max Elixirs
FDA Logic: An all-in-one biologics resource for protein-based therapeutic products for health care professionals
Student Winners:  Tiffany Do, Kevin Lei, Bob Pang, Kumaran Ramakrishnan, Pragya Shrestha, Huan Tran, Emmanuel Ventura, Joyce Yu

University of Rochester’s America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent Competition
Winning Project:  ESCAPE- Emergency Situation Communication Preparedness and Evaluation-
Program designed to assess and enhance communication of food recalls
Student:  Angela Ryck, MPH

For additional information on the America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent competition winners see the University of Maryland CERSI disclaimer iconand University of Rochester disclaimer icon websites.  

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