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                                                   *SPECIAL NOTICE*

        The Recruitment Department will be closed on Thursday November 23rd and Friday November 24th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Any calls will be returned in the order they were received on Monday November 27th. 

        Please travel safely and have a wonderful holiday!


Current Studies

Here you will find a list of current studies at our San Antonio clinical research unit, as well as detailed information about each study’s requirements and what to expect if you are accepted onto a study.

Gender Ages Primary Health Condition Compensation More Info
Male or Female 18 - 55 Healthy CE 0451-0296 - Childbearing females allowed. ALL patients please read birth control requirements. Compensantion will be in multiple payments. up to $3,800 Click here
Male or Female Referral Programs - "Refer A Friend" - Updated September 27, 2017 Click here
Male or Female 18 - 65 Adults with Celiac Disease CO 3920-0001 - Criteria updated Oct 31st. BMI >16 and weight between 72lbs to 284lbs. Gluten exposure time reduced to 10 days. $250 Refer A Friend. up to $3,000 Click here
Male or Female 18 - 55 Healthy RE 3877-0004 - Females must be non-childbearing. There is a skin tone criteria for this study. Your abdominal area must be a I to IV on the Fitzpatrick Skin Type Scale. If you are a V or VI, you will not qualify. Compensation will be made in multiple payments. up to $3,300 Click here
Male or Female 18 - 55 Healthy PR 3867-0003 Part 2 - NOT CURRENTLY SCREENING. The next cohort is not expected until early Jan 2018. This could change. If you dosed for any part of PR3867-0001, you CANNOT do this study. If you signed consent of any other part of PR 3867-0003, you CANNOT do this study. up to $4,225 Click here
Future Studies

Here you will find a listing of possible upcoming studies. If you find one you are interested in, please contact our Recruitment Department at 210-225-5437 or send in your information to

Primary Health Condition    More Info

Type 2 Diabetics Taking Insulin


ICON may have an upcoming study for Type 2 Diabetics who take 2 or more insulins. If you, or someone you know, might be interested please call us to update your contact information and medications or add you to our database if you are a new patient. No other specific study information or dates are available at this time.                                                                            

Tobacco Users   Seeking tobacco users for upcoming studies. Current or New volunteers - contact us so we can update or add your information to our database.  We will need details on your tobacco usage (i.e. what you smoke/chew/vape etc., how much and how long you have used). If contacting us by email, include your full name, date of birth, height and weight and good contact numbers.
People with Heart Disease   ICON may have an upcoming study for people with heart disease who are taking a statin (cholesterol medication).  Please call us to update your information or be add you to our database. Specific study information is not known at this time.

Patients with ADPKD


 ICON may have an upcoming study in 2018 for people with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Call us so we can get your demographic and basic medical information. More information to follow.

How to Make an Appointment -

  • Press "Click Here" on the study you are interested in for more information.
  • Read the explanation, criteria and dates thoroughly.
  • TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, you must click on the link that states:  "CLICK HERE to Make An Appointment for (study name)",  located toward the bottom of the study listing right above the study dates.
  • This will take you to the online scheduling system.
  • Click on the title of the study you were interested in and it will take you to the first appointments available for that study. Screening days will be highlighted with times located below. *If we are not currently screening for that study, it will state "No Appointments Available".
  • Click on the time shown under the highlighted date. It will prompt you to enter your information if you are a new volunteer. ***If you have made an appointment before, use your username and password to enter your account and schedule your appointment.
  • *If the time(s) is gray and will not let you click on it, that means all the appointments for that date and time are full. If someone cancels their appointment, the system will automatically re-open that time slot.
  • Once you click the "Make Appointment" button, you will see a confirmantion page on your screen with the appointment infromation and with your username and password. If gives you the option to reset these.
  • A conformation email and later a reminder email will be sent to you if you have entered your email address in your account.    


Screening Appointment Information

Here you will find helpful information to prepare for your upcoming screening appointment. Have more questions? Call our Recruitment Department at 210-225-5437.


Our Address  

We are located at 8307 Gault Lane, San Antonio, Texas 78209.  Gault Lane is one exit east of the San Antonio Airport inside Loop 410 between the Nissan dealership and Valero gas station. 



You must have a valid, non-expired photo ID in order to be seen/screened.  Passports are acceptable. No military IDs, school IDs, Sam's card, etc.

Social Security Card  

Please bring your Social Security Card to your screening appointment.  This is necessary to process study payments.

Arrival time  

Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete paperwork and read study information.

What if I am late for my  appointment?  

You may not be seen. This may occur even if you are only a couple of minutes late. You would need to reschedule if there are appointments available.

Fasting time   Most studies will need fasting blood work in order to complete your screening process.  If you choose not to fast for your appointment, it will be necessary for you to come back for an additional visit. Fasting times are listed in the individual study's listings.
Surgically Sterile Females  

If you have had a hysterectomy, oopherectomy or tubal ligation, documentation of these procedures are required for most studies.  You must bring these documents to your screening appointment.  If your records are not on file with us and you are interested in doing studies, please work on obtaining this information from your doctor so you will have it when you are interested in screening.

What is meant by "overnights" on the study listing?  

"Overnights" mean that you will admit or check-in to our clinic and stay here 24 hours a day for the number of days/nights that are stated for that specific study. You will not leave the clinic until your discharge date. It does NOT mean that you check-in at night and leave during the day for work, etc.


The ICON clinic is a non-smoking facility. Our studies are for non-smokers only and participants must agree to abide by the rules of the clinic.


Patients Diagnosed with a Medical Condition

The following is special information for Diabetic patients and other patients diagnosed with a medical condition.


Medical Records   Medical records from your primary doctor are required for you to participate in our studies.  If there is an exception, it will be noted for that specific study.
When do I need them?   These records should be brought to your screening appointment.
These records should include the following information:  

All medical records, including but not limited to: office notes, face sheets, history and physical, consultation notes, inpatient, outpatient and emergency room treatment, all clinical charts, reports, order sheets, progress notes, nurse's notes, social worker records, clinic records, treatment plans, admission records, discharge summaries, reports of consultations, documents, correspondence, test results, statements, questionnaires/histories, from both the above noted provider as well as those contained in the patient record received by other medical providers.

·          All physical, occupational and rehab requests, consultations and progress notes.

·          All laboratory, histology, cytology, pathology and radiology records, results and reports.

·          All pharmacy/prescription records





Study Alert


               SEEKING ADULTS


with a weight between 72 to 284 lbs

                   Age 18 to 65 


 Appointments are currently available. 

               $250 Refer A Friend.


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