UCL Business Award Winners 2017

20 June 2017

Professor Michael Arthur, President & Provost of UCL, presented this year’s winners of the UCL Business Award at the UCLB summer reception and the One-to-watch Award with their prizes.

The UCL Business Award was presented to Professors Bobby Gasper and Adrian Thrasher for their work on Orchard Therapeutics. Orchard Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of transformative ex-vivo gene therapy medicines for patients with orphan diseases.

L-R: President & Provost, Michael Arthur, Professor Adrian Thrasher, Professor Bobby Gaspar, Cengiz Tarhan

Brainminer were awarded UCLB’s One-to-Watch Award. Brainminer is an innovative medical imaging solution provider that is capitalising upon state of the art expertise in quantitative neurological imaging arising from the Translational Imaging Research Group (TIG) at UCL, in order to provide automated analysis and interpretation of patient brain scans, initially within a dementia context.

L-R: President & Provost, Michael Arthur, Team at Brainminer, Cengiz Tarhan

The presentations were wrapped up with the winners of the UCLB prize draw. This year’s winners were Trish Greenan from UCL Consultants and Dr Lucy Williams of J A Kemp. They both received an exclusive signed print from the UCL Slade School of Fine Art, one of which was the work of the Provost.

L-R: Dr Lucy Williams (J A Kemp), Michael Arthur (President & Provost of UCL), Trish Greenan (UCL Consultants) and Cengiz Tarhan (Managing Director, UCLB)