University of Texas at Dallas: Neuroscience, B.S.

Drexel University: Clinical Research Organization and Management, M.S.


Madel Fonlon is a Clinical Project Manager at Proxima Clinical Research, Inc. Proxima is a contract research organization focused on assisting emerging pharmaceutical and medical device companies in clinical product development.  

Madel has over 10 years of clinical research experience ranging from site level, to CRO, and sponsor. Prior to joining the Proxima team, Madel was a study Manager at AstraZeneca and managed multiple studies in oncology and respiratory, while providing support and training CRAs in study related matters. Madel graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a degree in Neuroscience and has a Master’s from Drexel University in Clinical Research Organization and Management.

Positions and Honors:

Proxima Clinical Research, Inc., Houston, Texas
Clinical Project Manager

AstraZeneca, Dallas, Texas
Local Study Associate Manager

AstraZeneca, Dallas, Texas
Senior Clinical Research Associate

Tab Clinical Trials, Dallas, Texas
Vice President Research Services

Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, Dallas, Texas
Clinical Research Coordinator

Contributions to Science:

Ms. Fonlon has played an important role in the development of the following medical products:

  1. Pembrolizumab (KEYTRUDA)
  2. First in human CAR-T trial for pancreatic cancer  
  3. Immunotherapy for lung cancer- Durvalumab (Imfinzi)

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