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Cancer Genetics, Icon partner on global oncology laboratory testing, solutions

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 11:29 AM

Cancer Genetics (CGI), a Rutherford, N.J.-based provider of DNA-based diagnostics, has partnered with the Laboratory Services group of Icon, a global CRO.

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ICON launches Firecrest Patient Portal to enhance informed consent education

Friday, June 19, 2015 10:38 AM

Global CRO Icon has launched the Firecrest Patient Portal. This portal enables patients to view clinical trial information and is specifically designed to enhance the patients’ understanding of treatment before consenting to participate at an investigator site.

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BioClinica names David Peters new chief financial officer

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12:18 PM

BioClinica, a specialty clinical trials services and technology provider, has named David Peters executive vice president and chief financial officer.

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

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 01:38 PM

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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Icon executives release book for re-engineering clinical trials

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:50 PM

Global CRO Icon of Dublin, Ireland, has released the book Re-Engineering Clinical Trials, edited and co-authored by Brendan Buckley, Icon’s chief medical officer, and Peter Schüler, ICON’s senior vice president of global medical and safety services.

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Survey: PSI, INC Research, Chiltern rated top CROs by investigative sites

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 08:00 AM

More than 1,900 global investigative sites rate the best CROs for which to work in a new survey conducted by CenterWatch, a provider of global clinical trials information. The survey results were released in the April issue of The CenterWatch Monthly newsletter.

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Icon, Carnegie Mellon partner to research ways to improve study patients’ understanding of Informed Consent

Monday, March 30, 2015 08:00 AM

Ongoing concerns about clinical trial participants’ lack of understanding of the Informed Consent process has prompted Icon to sponsor a series of research projects at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to find better ways to improve comprehension, including the use of multimedia tools and advances in behav­ioral decision research.

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Industry welcomes FDA draft guidance outlining the use of electronic Informed Consent for trials

Monday, March 23, 2015 08:00 AM

Responding to industry concerns about the use of electronic Informed Consent (eIC) in regulated clinical trials, the FDA has issued a draft guidance that opens the door to the use of podcasts, “biological recognition devices” and other electronic media to improve understanding of trial participation.

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Icon launches medical device and diagnostics group to highlight Aptiv’s strength, catch next wave of outsourcing

Monday, March 16, 2015 08:00 AM

Global CRO Icon has packaged a combi­nation of its services to create a medical device and diagnostics research group designed to provide global clinical trials, health economics and pricing and market access tools.

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Icon rides latest outsourcing wave with launch of medical device and diagnostics research group

Friday, March 13, 2015 12:26 PM

Global CRO Icon has packaged a combination of its services to create a medical device and diagnostics research group designed to provide global clinical trials, health economics and pricing and market access tools.

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