When patients sign up for a clinical trial, how well do they understand the risks, requirements and restrictions that come with it? Icon, a global CRO that handles thousands of studies a year, is working with behavioral scientists at Carnegie Mellon University to study how investigators can improve the informed consent process.
Global CRO Icon is launching a new service catered to the specific needs of medical device and diagnostic developers, touting one of its recent acquisitions as key to the move.
CRO giant Icon dialed up its fourth-quarter revenue on the way to a big year, forecasting another leap in 2015.
Irish CRO Icon is expanding its drug launch and marketing services, trading $120 million in cash for MediMedia Pharma Solutions.
Irish CRO Icon is plotting a new so-called innovation hub in its native Ireland, planning to hire 200 workers as it builds out a data-minded expansion.
Many clinical trials rely on patient-reported outcomes to determine whether drugs are working, but with disparate methods employed across the industry, it can be difficult to compare the results from one study with those of another. With that in mind, the FDA has recruited CRO giant Icon to help develop an industry standard for patient polling in antibacterial R&D.
CRO giant Icon charted double-digit revenue growth in the third quarter, chugging toward its best-ever year and lifting its earnings projections in the process.
CRO magnate Icon and and eClinical outfit Medidata are pooling their resources to offer a combined platform for patient-reported outcomes in clinical trials, touting their technology as faster and more effective in surveying participants.
CRO giant Icon continued its steady progress with another double-digit quarter of sales growth, piling up revenue with hopes of clearing $1.5 billion this year.
Pfizer and Roche are the latest pharma heavyweights to join Icon's consortium of drugmakers working to flesh out new technology for adaptive clinical trials, allowing study sponsors to react to results in real time and maximize efficacy.