Poster competition entries in 2016

TOPRA invites all current university students to submit a scientific poster for presentation at the TOPRA Annual Symposium. These were the entries in 2016.

Student name Academic institution Abstract title
1st place
Dr Qian Mao
Rhenish Friedrich-Wilhelm University of Bonn Breakthrough Therapy Designation: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovative Drug Development – A Three-Year Review after PDUFA V (2012-2015)
2nd place Marie-Louise Bilgin University of Hertfordshire Collaboration between regulatory authorities and pharmaceutical companies
3rd place Laura Daly University College Cork Evolution of regulatory guidelines for combination medical devices - current requirements, future directions.
Komal Vadday University of Hertfordshire Synthesis of Disodium Cromoglycate analogues with enhanced physiochemical properties for potential therapeutic use in pancreatic cancer
Francis Cheung Cranfield University Development of a regulatory framework for Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) in the EU, and proposed learnings from an established Medical Device industry
Jillian Stewart Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland The challenges and benefits of evolving pharmaceutical legislation in Europe A critical review of the (i) new pharmacovigilance legislation and (ii) falsified medicines directive
Ivy Essiam Cardiff University Harmonisation or Convergence? Post-approval license maintenance in Latin America