The marketers behind Reyataz and Lunesta took top honors at last night's 2005 MM&M Awards.
Sepracor, together with partners Zeno Group, McCann Humancare and Echo Torre Lazur, won the MM&M Gold Award for Best Total Integration Program in a company under $5 billion in sales, based on the launch of Lunesta, with an honorable mention going to molecular testing systems firm Cepheid and agency ODA for their work on the Cepheid brand campaign.
Bristol-Myers Squibb, along with Euro RSCG Life Adrenaline, won the MM&M Gold Award for Best Total Integration Program in a company over $5 billion in sales for the launch of Reyataz. An honorable mention for the category went to Amgen and Abelson-Taylor for their work on the launch of Kepivance.
The MM&M Awards, presented Wednesday, Nov. 9 at New York City's Tavern on the Green, recognize the year's best work in medical marketing across all disciplines as judged by a panel of the industry's top talents. Emceed by comedian Adam Ferrara, the lavish event was attended by more than 600 leading marketers.
Other awards included:
Best TV Campaign to Roche Diagnostics and BBDO Chicago for Accu-Chek "Twins" and "Yaa" spots, with an honorable mention going to Allergan and Grey Worldwide for Botox Cosmetic "Special Occasions" campaign
Best Overall Campaign in Consumer Press to Allergan and Jeffery Simbrow & Associates for Botox Cosmetic "Me, Myself and I" campaign, with an honorable mention going to GlaxoSmithKline and Grey Worldwide for Imitrex Monster campaign
Best Overall Campaign in Business Press to Pfizer and Euro RSCG Life LM&P for Estring "Below the Belt" campaign, with an honorable mention going to Wyeth and Grey Healthcare Group for ReFacto "Shadow" ad
Best Use of Public Relations to Pfizer and APCO Worldwide for The Pfizer Share Card: Committment to Access, with an honorable mention going to Allergan and Chandler Chicco Agency for Prevage Antioxidant Cream work
Healthcare Consumer Publication of the Year to Southern Progress Corporation's Health Magazine, with an honorable mention to The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses for Every Woman Magazine
Healthcare Business Publication of the Year to Elsevier/BioLink Communications' Community Oncology, with an honorable mention going to Thomson Professional Postgraduate Services' Lipid Management newsletter
Healthcare Web Site of the Year to the American Academy of Family Physicians for FamilyDoctor.org, with an honorable mention going to the National Diabetes Education Initiative for NDEI.org
Best Media Buying or Planning to Aventis and Starcom USA for Lantus media plan, with an honorable mention to Alcon Labs and Communications Media Inc. for Panatol NCO work
Best Individual Product Advertisement in Consumer Press to AstraZeneca and Quantum for Crestor "Oats, Carrots, Sneakers" ad, with an honorable mention going to Forest Health, Berix Clinics and Unit 7 for America's Leader ad
Best Product Launch Advertisement in Consumer Press to Digene and Gotham, Inc. for The HPV Test "Not a Pap" ad, with an honorable mention to Forest Health, Barix Clinics and Unit 7 for America's Leader ad
Best Individual Product Advertisement in Business Press to Medpointe and Wishbone/ITP for Zomig "Faster Than Fast" ad, with an honorable mention going to Connetics Corp. and Abelson-Taylor for Evoclin journal ad
Best Product Launch Advertisement in Business Press to Connetics Corp. and Abelson-Taylor Inc. for Evoclin journal ad, with an honorable mention to Coria and Balcom Agency for "Salex: Before, After" ad
Best Use of Digital Marketing to Consumers to Serono and Cramer for FertilityLifeLines.com, with an honorable mention to AstraZeneca and SimStar for EverydayKidz.com
Best Use of Digital Marketing to Healthcare Professionals to Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Shaw Science Partners for ScienceofSleep.com, with an honorable mention going to GE Healthcare and Est