Submissions are now being accepted for the 2014 Biopharmaceutical Student Paper Awards. These awards ($1000 for first place, $600 for 2nd, $400 for 3rd ) are presented annually during the Biopharmaceutical Section open business meeting held at the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston. Winners will present their paper during in one of the contributed paper sessions at JSM and are encouraged to attend the section’s business meeting to receive their award in person.
See details at:
1 - Li Wang and Weihua Tang, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Meta Analysis for All-cause Death for Apixaban vs. Placebo Or Control in SPAF Trials
2 - Jianing Di, Xin Zhao, Daniel Wang, Ming Lu, and Michael Krams, Janssen Research & Development
Assessing the Cumulative Exposure Response in Alzheimer Disease Studies
3 - Kelly H. Zou, Ching-Ray Yu, Ye Tan, and Martin O. Carlsson, Pfizer Inc.
Comparative Effectiveness Research Using Meta-Analysis to Evaluate and Summarize Diagnostic Accuracy
The election results for the 2014 office bearers for the ASA Biopharm section have recently announced. On behalf of the section members, I take this opportunity to congratulate the following elected members who will start their new roles on January 1, 2014.
Chair-Elect, 2014 Dionne Price (FDA)
Program Chair-Elect, 2014 Gary Aras (Amgen)
Treasurer, 2014-2016 Heather Thomas (Watson)
Council of Sections Representative, 2014-2016 Alan Hartford (Agensys)
Also, the proposed revisions in the Biopharm section Charter has been approved by the membership in this election. The revised charter will be uploaded to the Biopharm website soon.
Thanks to all the section members who had exercised their voting rights for the ASA election cycle in 2013.