DNA VACCINE TECHNOLOGY – A Vaccine Breakthrough That Could Change Lives & Enable Vaccine Development Programs
William Hearl, PhD, asks what if there was the potential for a better and safer treatment for allergies, a less-toxic cancer therapy, or a breakthrough treatment to improve the health of a pet or valuable livestock? What if you could employ a new, patented technology that may make these treatments possible?
Thomas Hein, PhD, says in light of their huge success and widespread use, it is easy to assume that tablets and capsules are generally accepted by consumers and the industry.
This Global Formulation Report is a joint initiative by Drug Development & Delivery and PharmaCircle LLC, covering several areas of significant interest in today’s ever-challenging pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES – The Future of the Pharma & Biotech Industries: Your Colleague’s Perspectives
The Global Formulation Report in this issue provided some interesting data on what has been happening in a number of key sectors over the past 18 months. We thought it would be intriguing to hear what some of your colleagues believe will have a significant impact on the Pharma and Biotech industries throughout the next 5 to 10 years.
Suniket Fulzele, PhD, and Sarah Rieschl present an overview and current status of the industrial approaches and platforms used for taste-masking in oral dosage forms.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Presage Biosciences: Comparing Multiple Drugs & Combinations Directly in a Patient’s Tumor
Nathan Caffo, President of Presage Biosciences, discusses his company’s technology with the potential to usher in a new era of cancer drug development and testing.
John A. Bermingham says taking responsible risks and making mistakes that lead to failure is a part of business life. Almost everyone experiences failure in business at some point, but not everyone reacts the same way
IONTOPHORESIS – Captisol-Enabled(TM) Lipophilic Drug Complex Delivered Transdermally by Iontophoresis
Abhishek Juluri, PhD, Fahimeh Ghasemi, MS, Horacio Pérez-Sánchez, PhD, et al provide results obtained from in vitro studies clearly demonstrating the transport enhancement ability of CAP in solution as well as in gel formulations.
CAPSULE TECHNOLOGY – Enteric Capsule Drug Delivery Technology – Achieving Protection Without Coating
Hassan Benameur, PhD, says ECDDT represents a new, faster, and easier means for oral delivery of labile entities, such as peptides, nucleotides, live biopharmaceutical products, and vaccines.
PLASMA-DERIVED BIOLOGICS – New Fractionation Process to Expand Availability of Plasma-Derived Treatments
Jeffrey B. Davis, MBA, explains how his company has initiated a three-phase process of scaling up the Salt Diafiltration Process, validating it for required FDA filings, and ultimately running the process at production scale to enable the clinical trial product to be produced.
EXCLUSIVE ONLINE CONTENT
As we come to learn more about the human body, the dynamics of the industry must react accordingly. A primary example of this is the fact that the dominating blockbuster drug model that was paramount in the industry until a couple of years ago is no longer valid……
Pfenex Inc. recently announced the receipt of a milestone payment from Merck associated with the initiation of the first Phase 3 clinical study of (V114), an investigational polyvalent conjugate vaccine for the prevention of pneumococcal disease.
Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH recently announced it has entered into a research collaboration and license agreement with Genmab A/S to develop next-generation, T-cell engaging bispecific immunotherapies targeting multiple cancer indications.
With the acquisition of Sensile Medical AG, Switzerland under a recent share purchase agreement, Gerresheimer is extending its business model in the direction of an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for drug delivery platforms with digital and electronic capabilities for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical customers.
Future Market Insights (FMI) delivers key insights on the global biologic excipients market in its upcoming report titled Biologic Excipients Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013–2017 and Opportunity Assessment…