Medical Affairs


Supporting you throughout the clinical trial and drug development process


ICON's experienced physicians and clinical research professionals assist in the planning, conduct, and evaluation of clinical trials. They can help you in design of sound protocols by advising on; study endpoints, eligibility criteria, study assessment and design options, and writing protocol synopses.

Well designed protocols for a clear and rounded approach
Protocols are designed to address timely recruitment of patients, and a provision of sound answers to scientific questions. You will receive excellent clinical study oversight which is paramount for a successful, timely, and cost efficient drug development process.

Applied innovation for thorough medical and safety oversight
ICONIK Medical Data Review (MDR) is a state of the art application, that enables us to analyse real-time medical data during the trial process. It ensures we offer you accurate, efficient medical and safety oversight of clinical trials and better decision making for the well-being of study patients. Door-stepping site visits and face-to-face protocol discussions with Principal Investigators support improved study enrolment.

An expert team operating around the globe
As a global team, we provide a full complement of medical monitoring services and expertise. Operating from twelve offices worldwide, our clinical research professionals can assist you through all phases of clinical development.

Medical coverage around the clock
24/7 medical coverage is available to you, due to our innovative follow-the-sun after hour system. This capitalises on the global locations of our physicians and the ICON Help Desk.

Established approaches for successful outcomes
You will benefit from our established protocol review methodology which is based on a proprietary checklist.

High quality and cost efficient medical data review solutions are made possible through our Medical Data Review hubs in India and Germany.

Services include:


Medical management and oversight

  • Medical Monitoring 
  • Project Team and Study Site Training and Support
  • Protocol Review and Design
  • Door-stepping site visits (face-to-face protocol discussions with Principal Investigators in order to ensure good study enrollment)

Patient safety and eligibility review

  • Medical Data Review and Trend Analysis
  • Safety Signal Identification
  • High quality and cost efficient medical data review solutions are made possible through our Medical Data Review hubs in India and Germany.
  • Clinical Study Report (CSR)

In depth knowledge and experience

We have over 80 experienced, well-trained clinical research professionals, including 43 physicians and 40 supporting staff. The average physician medical management experience is over 20 years.

All major therapeutic areas
Our experience extends across all major therapeutic areas, including: Oncology, CNS, Metabolic Diseases/Endocrinology, Cardiovascular, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Pulmonology and Pediatrics.