Pennsylvania Bio, a state-based trade organization representing the life sciences industry, gave out awards at its annual dinner the other night at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
PA Bio President Christopher Molineaux and Gov. Corbett spoke to the crowd of about 1,000.
The 2013 award winners are:
Hubert J.P. Schoemaker Leadership Award
Paul L. Kornblith, M.D., Medical Advisor, Pittsburgh Life Science Greenhouse, Chairman, Celsense, Inc. and Carmell Therapeutics, Adjunct Professor, University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Frank Baldino Jr. Bioscience CEO of the Year Award
Maxine Gowen, Ph.D., Founding President and CEO, Trevena
Scientific Achievement Award
Bruce Freeman, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Deal of the Year Award
Nuron Acquisition of Meningitec from Pfizer
Federal Public Official of the Year Award
U.S. Congressman Jim Gerlach, (PA-06) House of Representatives
State Public Official of the Year Award
Senator Andrew E. Dinniman, (D-19) Pennsylvania State Senate
President’s Service Award
John P. Biglin, CEO, Interphase Systems, Inc.
Clarkston Scholarship Recipient
Tess Michaels, University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2015
Patient Impact Award
Neuronetics for the NeuroStar TMS Therapy System