September 26, 2017

Finalists

The 2017 Xconomy Awards recognize people, companies, and organizations working in all life science industries around the Boston area and New England. Join us at our September 26 gala to celebrate the finalists and find out who will take home a trophy.

Big Idea

Arrakis Therapeutics
Bridge Project
Andrew Lo
, MIT Sloan School of Management
ReadCoor
Sync Project

Newcomer

Bicycle Therapeutics
Blue Earth Diagnostics
Centrexion Therapeutics
LEO Science & Tech Hub
Amy Schulman
, Lyndra and Polaris Partners

Innovation at the Intersection

Akili Interactive Labs
Dennis Ausiello, Massachusetts General Hospital
David Berry, Flagship Pioneering
Sangeeta Bhatia, MIT
Emulate
Ginkgo Bioworks

CEO

Jeff Albers, Blueprint Medicines
Katrine Bosley, Editas Medicine
Ed Kaye, Sarepta Therapeutics (former)
Lonnie Moulder, Tesaro
Paula Ragan, X4 Pharmaceuticals
Rene Russo, Arsanis
Nancy Simonian, Syros Pharmaceuticals

Commitment to Diversity

Biogen/Women in Bio
Amri Johnson
, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
Liftstream
Joan Reede
, Harvard Medical School
Solabs
Susan Windham-Bannister
, Biomedical Growth Strategies

Young Innovator

Fei Chen, Broad Institute
Craig Russo, LabMate
Armon Sharei, SQZ Biotech
Andrew Warren, Glympse Bio

Patient Partnership

Fulcrum Therapeutics
Shire
Tesaro
Nikhil Wagle
, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Broad Institute

Startup

Dragonfly Therapeutics
eGenesis
Homology Medicines
Spero Therapeutics
Veritas Genetics
ZappRx

Contrarian

Chris Garabedian, Xontogeny and Sarepta Therapeutics (former)
Tillman Gerngross, Adimab and Dartmouth College
Steven Pearson, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review

X of the Year

Adventurer
Deborah Dunsire, Xtuit Pharmaceuticals

Closer
Anna Protopapas, Mersana Therapeutics

Community Contribution
Rob Perez, Life Science Cares

Dealmaker
Noubar Afeyan, Flagship Pioneering

Xport
Vicki Sato

Tech/Healthcare Connector
Deborah DiSanzo, IBM Watson Health

Thought Leader
Kenneth Kaitin, Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development

Lifetime Achievement

Winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award will share insights and anecdotes from their illustrious careers at the Awards Gala on September 26.

Lita Nelsen, MIT (retired)

George Whitesides, Harvard University