SCRS adds Icon as global impact partner

Monday, November 9, 2015

The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), a global trade organization dedicated to representing the interests of clinical research sites, has announced a two-year relationship with Icon, a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Icon will participate as a global impact partner (GIP) and align with 31 other sponsors, CROs and service providers dedicated to promoting high-level communication and meaningful collaboration between industry stakeholders and clinical research sites globally.

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ICON appoints two in Asia Pacific operations

Monday, October 26, 2015

ICON, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, has announced two new leadership appointments to its Asia Pacific operations. Mary Pan has been appointed vice president, Asia Pacific, where she will lead ICON’s continued growth and expansion in the region. Hiroshi Ichikawa has been appointed vice president and general manager of ICON’s operations in Japan.

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Icon applies IBM Watson Clinical Trial Matching

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Icon, a global CRO, is working with IBM to help reduce the time and costs of drug development, while also offering patients enhanced quality-of-care by connecting them to relevant clinical trials. Icon will tap Watson’s cognitive computing power to help automate the cumbersome process of identifying patients who meet the criteria for a clinical trial, and to analyze protocols to assess trial feasibility and identify optimal trial sites.

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CISCRP Medical Heroes Appreciation event returns to DIA to celebrate clinical trial volunteers

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), an independent nonprofit organization, has announced the upcoming Medical Heroes Appreciation Walk in Washington D.C. to honor the volunteers who give the gift of participation in clinical research and to raise awareness about the importance of clinical research in advancing public health.

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