2017 Top Ten Gallery
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The Clinical Research Forum celebrated the 2017 Top Ten Clinical Research Awards at the sixth annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 18th at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. 

The Clinical Research Forum congratulates all of the awardees for their outstanding work and major advances clinical research. 

Herbert Pardes Clinical Research Excellence Award
How Environmental Exposures Protect Against Asthma

Dr. Harry Selker, Chair, CR Forum; Award winner and team representative Carole Ober, PhD, University of Chicago; Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chair, CR Forum.

Distinguished Clinical Research Achievement Award
Extended-Release Naltrexone to Prevent Opioid Relapse in Criminal Justice

Dr. Harry Selker, Chair, CR Forum; Award winner and team representative Charles O'Brien, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chair, CR Forum. 

Distinguished Clinical Research Achievement Award
Helmet Ventilation Reduces the Need for Endotracheal Ventilation in ARDS

Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chair, CR Forum; Award winner and team representative Bhakti K. Patel, MD, University of Chicago; Dr. Harry Selker, Chair, CR Forum. 

Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
Baricitinib in Patients with Refractory Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chair, CR Forum; Award winner and team representative Mark C. Genovese, MD, Stanford University; Dr. Harry Selker, Chair, CR Forum. 

Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
Genetic Risk, Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle, and Coronary Disease

Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chair, CR Forum; Team representative Dr. Maurizio Fava, Massachusetts General Hospital; Dr. Harry Selker, Chair, CR Forum. 

Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
HSD3B1 and Resistance to Androgen-Deprivation Therapy in Prostate Cancer: A Retrospective Multi-cohort Study

Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chair, CR Forum; Nima Sharifi, MD, Cleveland Clinic; Dr. Harry Selker, Chair, CR Forum. 

Emily Bucholz, Boston Children's Hospital

Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
Life Expectancy After Myocardial Infarction, According to Hospital Performance

Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chair, CR Forum; Awardee and team representative Emily M. Bucholz, MD, PhD, MPH, Boston's Children Hospital; Dr. Harry Selker, Chair, CR Forum. 

Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
A Randomized Trial Comparing Skin Antiseptic Agents at Cesarean Delivery

Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chair, CR Forum; Awardee and team representative Methodius G. Tuuli, MD, MPH, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; Dr. Harry Selker, Chair, CR Forum. 

Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
Re-engineering Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells for Targeted Therapy of Autoimmunity

Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chair, CR Forum; Awardee and team representative Aimee Payne, MD, PhD of University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Harry Selker, Chair, CR Forum. 

Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
The Use of Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor 

Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chair, CR Forum; Awardee and team representative Paul Fishman, MD, PhD of University of Maryland; Dr. Harry Selker, Chair, CR Forum. 

The 2017 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awards were held at the iconic National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on April 18, 2017.