ALCF Announces Winners of a Crowdsourcing Challenge to Increase Patient Enrollment in Oncology Clinical Trials

Posted by ALCF Staff on May 15th, 2017

Two winners will be awarded a total of $180,000 for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) Clinical Trial Innovation Prize, an international crowdsourcing challenge seeking innovative ways to increase cancer patient enrollment in clinical trials.

First prize was awarded to Samir Housri and Nadine Housri who developed theMednet, a social network for physicians, to share information about clinical trials to physicians in an engaging way. Second prize went to Judith Trotman and Roslyn Ristuccia of Australia who developed the app ClinTrial Refer, which increases the cross-referral of patients between hospitals by enhancing doctors knowledge of current trials.

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