12 June 2015: Andrew Ward, FT’s Pharmaceuticals Correspondent, was named Commentator of the Year at the European MediScience Awards last night.

The event celebrates the importance of the capital markets to fund growth and innovation, and is the largest annual gathering of private and publicly quoted healthcare, biotech and life science companies in Europe.

The Commentator of the Year award, which is voted by an industry panel, recognizes sharp, perceptive and penetrating commentary on this sector.

You can find articles by Ward on FT.com, including How Pfizer snatched defeat from victory, Healthcare: Counting the cost of cancer, and An interview with Flemming Ornskov, Shire CEO.

The full list of winners is here.

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