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04/10/16 Saskia Koene wins award

4/10/16 - Saskia Koene wins Figon Pfizer PhD Student Competition Award

On October 4 during the Figon Dutch Medicines Days in Ede, the Netherlands, RCMM’s clinical pharmacologist in training Saskia Koene was awarded the Figon Pfizer PhD Student Competion Award. Her winning presentation was entitled “Clinical trial design for patients with mitochondrial disease”, focusing on the development of outcome measures for mitochondrial disorders in children and adults. Clinically relevant outcome measures are a prerequisite for assessing the efficacy of current and future interventions aimed at treating mitochondrial disorders.