2017 Winners & Finalists

Big Idea

Bridge Project

FINALISTS

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

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Newcomer

Amy Schulman

FINALISTS

Bicycle Therapeutics
Blue Earth Diagnostics
Centrexion Therapeutics
LEO Science & Tech Hub

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Innovation at the Intersection

Sangeeta Bhatia

FINALISTS

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

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CEO

Katrine Bosley
Ed Kaye

FINALISTS

Jeff Albers, Blueprint Medicines
Lonnie Moulder, Tesaro
Paula Ragan, X4 Pharmaceuticals
Rene Russo, Arsanis
Nancy Simonian, Syros Pharmaceuticals

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Commitment to Diversity

Biogen & Women in Bio
Joan Reede

FINALISTS

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

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Young Innovator

Armon Sharei

FINALISTS

Fei Chen, Broad Institute
Craig Russo, LabMate
Andrew Warren, Glympse Bio

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Patient Partnership

Nikhil Wagle

FINALISTS

Fulcrum Therapeutics
Shire
Tesaro

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Startup

Spero Therapeutics

FINALISTS

Dragonfly Therapeutics
eGenesis
Homology Medicines
Veritas Genetics
ZappRx

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Contrarian

Tillman Gerngross

FINALISTS

Chris Garabedian, Xontogeny and Sarepta Therapeutics (former)
Steven Pearson, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review

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X of the Year

Community Contribution

Rob Perez

Xport

Vicki Sato

FINALISTS

Adventurer
Deborah Dunsire, Xtuit Pharmaceuticals

Closer
Anna Protopapas, Mersana Therapeutics

Dealmaker
Noubar Afeyan, Flagship Pioneering

Tech/Healthcare Connector
Deborah DiSanzo, IBM Watson Health

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

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Lifetime Achievement

Lita Nelsen
George Whitesides