And the winner is…… Marieke Pierik!
Dr. Marieke Pierik from the Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+) is the winner of the € 500,000 ZonMw grant for the best clinical trial proposal entitled ‘Control Crohn Safe with episodic adalimumab as first line treatment trial’ also known as the CoCros studie.
“Marieke already impressed us during the online and on-campus courses [part of the complete blended course Clinical Development, red]. She developed an interesting and well-designed clinical trial which may lead to a better treatment for Crohn disease patients. We congratulate Marieke with this fantastic prize and wish her and her team success with the clinical trial”, said Dr. Marcel Kenter, director Paul Janssen Futurelab Leiden.
Dr. Marieke Pierik (MUMC+) - Winner of the Best Clinical Trial Protocol Challenge 2017 and the ZonMw grant of €500,000