Posts Tagged ‘ICON’

2018 Healthcare
and Life Sciences 50

Every year, Irish America magazine is proud to present the Healthcare and Life Sciences 50, a celebration of the works of the best Irish-born and Irish-American leaders in medical fields, that include medical care, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, research, development, and life sciences venture capital. This year’s awards dinner will take place on November 2 at theRead more..

ICON Joins Groundbreaking Genome Initiative

ICON plc was recently selected by Genomics England to support their “100,000 Genomes” project, the world’s largest genome sequencing project for cancer and rare diseases, which could revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of various cancers and rare diseases. Announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron in 2012, the project will compile 100,000 whole genomes fromRead more..

Ciarán Murray

Ciarán Murray is the chief executive officer of ICON Plc., a global leader in clinical research and one of Ireland’s most successful indigenous companies. He became CEO in 2011 and has led ICON to record levels of revenue and earnings growth. A native of Ireland, Ciarán graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from UCD, andRead more..

Ireland’s Action Plan for Jobs
Brings Results

In his April 28th Spring Economic Statement speech, Finance Minister Michael Noonan T.D. announced that Ireland currently has the fastest growing economy in Europe. He said that 95,000 new jobs have been created since 2012, with a record 20,000 being created last year. The jobs are being created across a number of sectors including medicalRead more..

ICON Creates Global Innovation Hub in Ireland

ICON plc, a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, announced a new global innovation hub which will create 200 new jobs in Ireland. The hub will foster the development of new technologies and clinical trial processes that will enable faster access to large volumes of clinical dataRead more..

Healthcare and Life Sciences 50

The inaugural Irish America Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 list celebrates Irish innovators who are leading the way in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The work of these Irish-American and Irish-born medical professionals contributes everyday to the health and wellness of our communities, from pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnology to research and development and medicalRead more..

The Future of Clinical Trials

ICON plc. is pushing the boundaries of what clinical researchers thought was practical. Adam Farley speaks with Dr. Brendan Buckley, ICON’s Chief Medical Officer, about how it came to be and where it plans to go. The view from Brendan Buckley’s office at the ICON headquarters is east by northeast over the Leopardstown Racecourse. IfRead more..