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TheStreet Readers Make Perfect Predictions in Drug-Approval Contest

BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Congratulations to the 11 perfect winners of TheStreet's Summer FDA Drug Approval Contest.

"Perfect" because each of the winning contestants went 5-0 in predicting correctly the outcome of the following FDA-related events:

1. Onyx Pharmaceuticals (ONXX): FDA advisory panel for the cancer drug carfilzomib on June 20.

2. Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA - Get Report): FDA approval decision for the weight-loss drug lorcaserin on June 27.

3. Vivus (VVUS - Get Report): FDA approval decision for the weight-loss drug Qnexa on July 20.

4. Amarin (AMRN): FDA approval decision for the prescription fish-oil pill AMR101 on July 26.

5. Onyx: FDA approval decision for carfilzomib on July 27.

The 11 winners emerged from a record crowd of 134 entries. [You can read more about the <a href="">overall predictions from the contest here</a>.]

As you read your name, please take a bow and accept my hearty congratulations:
The Boss
Seth Lewis
Ken Lauder
Tricia Dineen

That's only 10 names. Who was winner No. 11?

Me! Yes, it's true, I actually won my own contest -- without cheating.

Thanks again for participating.

--Written by Adam Feuerstein in Boston.

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