FORMULATION FORUM – LIPIDSOL®: Liposomes – Chemistry, Properties & Applications of Lipid Nanoparticles
Jim Huang, PhD, and Shaukat Ali, PhD, describe their LNP platform as well as the latest trends in LNPs as more and more novel therapeutic modalities discovered can’t be handled by traditional microemulsions or nanoemulsions.
SPECIAL FEATURE – Parenteral Drug Delivery: Could a Dose of AI Improve Development?
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with several innovative companies to highlight the strides they are currently making toward improving dose accuracy, integrating design safety, and accelerating time to market.
IMMUNOLOGY – Innovation Gathers Momentum Amid New Scientific & Technological Breakthroughs
Patrick Larcier, PhD, says research is entering a new era in immunology with treatments for pathologies that previously had few or no options and looks at the latest trends and what is on the horizon for 2023 and beyond.
ION EXCHANGE EXCIPIENTS – Tackling Patient Compliance With Oral Drug Formulations Using Ion Exchange Resins
Amie Gehris explains how IERs solve various pharmaceutical formulation issues, including decreasing the bitter taste of many pharmaceutical drugs, improving patient outcomes by supporting compliance to treatment regimens, and providing new revenue streams for pharmaceutical companies.
DELIVERY DEVICES – Growing Connected Market Set to Elevate Healthcare Outcomes
Michael Earl examines what the connected device market will look to achieve in the coming years and how it is likely to drive improved adherence to treatments and improve overall healthcare outcomes.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Novadip Biosciences: Developing a New Class of Regenerative Tissue Products to Accelerate Healing of Critical Size Bone Defects, Trauma & Spinal Problems
Denis Dufrane, MD, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder of Novadip Biosciences, discusses his company’s innovative approach to tissue regeneration technology.
DRUG-ELUTING SYSTEMS – Introducing Drugs to Silicone & Controlling Elution Rates
Zach Fletcher explains how an experienced manufacturing partner can help therapy developers quickly identify solutions and develop manufacturing and formulation methods for use in many applications.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Ascendia Pharmaceuticals: Innovative Solutions to Challenging Problems
Jim Huang, PhD, CEO and Founder of Ascendia Pharmaceuticals, discusses how his company expanded its people, capabilities, and facilities to meet and exceed customer expectations from early to late-state development and how this investment allows Ascendia to continue be an expert in sophisticated formulations, as well as cGMP sterile and non-sterile clinical trial and commercial manufacturing.
VACCINE TECHNOLOGY – Solving the Challenges & Introducing New Strategies for Influenza & COVID-19 Protection
Paul Radspinner, MBA, and Pamuk Bilsel, PhD, say with a combination vaccination strategy, the biopharma industry could truly solve the efficacy, durability, and drift problems of current influenza and COVID-19 vaccines.
(e-book) The Oral Dosage Drug Delivery Market 2023
Place Your Oral Formulation In Experienced Hands Download: The Oral Dosage Drug Delivery Market. Thank you for your interest in Pii and our eBook on…
INFLAMMASOME INHIBITORS – 21st Century Miracle Drugs: Spotlight on Clinical NLRP3 Inflammasome Inhibitors
Bryan Oronsky, PhD, says traditionally, pharmaceutical development is based on the “magic bullet” concept of “one drug, one target, one disease.” However, with the growing realization that chronic inflammation lies at the center of many, if not all, diseases, it is possible to envision inflammasome inhibitors, which reduce or prevent inflammation, as near-universal treatment panaceas.
SPECIAL FEATURE – Excipients: Their Future Could Lie in Generics
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin highlights the innovative work being done by several leading companies and exemplifies the importance of excipients to the future of drug development.
FORMULATION FORUM – Tackling Challenging Molecules by Spray Drying: Making the Impossible Possible
Jim Huang, PhD, and Shaukat Ali, PhD, focus on spray drying technology with special reference to polymers and solvents selection, processing conditions, and the challenges with downstream manufacturing, stability, and degradation of APIs in oral dosages.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – PCI Pharma Services: The Global, Integrated CDMO Partner of Choice
John Ross, Senior Vice President of Development and Manufacturing at PCI Pharma Services, discusses what it means to be the partner of choice in a very dynamic industry.
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE – N-nitrosamine Risk Assessments for Oral Dosage Forms
Takako Koyamatsu, Shohei Mikami, PharmD, Obata Kenji, and Julia Shmyrova show how Ceolus™ demonstrated a very low level of nitrite and nitrate that can allow mitigating nitrosamine formation in the drug products with secondary or tertiary amines.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR – Solve Common Design Challenges in Inhalation Devices With Porous Polymers
The effectiveness of inhalation devices relies on their ability to deliver the pharmaceutical directly to the targeted part of the body with precision and calculated dosing. Since these devices….
WEBINAR – Step Into the Future of Therapeutic Antibody Discovery
Join us to hear about our new biotherapeutic antibody discovery service — the Pioneer Platform, and how it can help you find your next lead candidate.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR – CMC Strategy to Take Bispecifics From DNA to IND in 13 Months* by Lonza
Lonza has applied it’s 35 years of CMC experience in Biologics to develop an end-to-end comprehensive DS/DP DNA to IND strategy in 13 months. This presentation….
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR – Exploring Pectin & the Advancement of Delayed Release Technology
In this webinar, experts will provide an overview of why the properties and structure of pectin are well suited for site-specific delivery to the colon. In addition, experts will also provide insights into how softgel capsules, formed by the combination of both pectin and gelatin, are used in OptiGel® DR, a new delayed release delivery technology for pharmaceutical applications.
WEBINAR – Understanding Patch Composition for Effective Transdermal Delivery
As the advantages of transdermal drug delivery grow, the global market for transdermal patches also is growing. Join DuPont™ Liveo™ Healthcare Solutions and Gattefossé Pharmaceuticals for a complimentary one-hour webinar to explore the current….
APPLICATION NOTE: Process Optimization & Preclinical Production Using the ANP System
Particle Works is thrilled to announce the launch of a new Application Note that delves into the advancement of nanoparticles as carriers for targeted drug delivery. Developing nanoparticles for this purpose can be….
TECH BRIEF – Expedite FDA Approvals With Certified Pure Materials
A key focus of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s evaluation of a medical device’s safety and effectiveness is reviewing its material makeup. If improperly…
WHITEPAPER – How to Mitigate Risk for Biologics During Fill/Finish Manufacturing
Aseptic processing with the highest degree of sterility assurance, filling accuracy, and quality is critical for high-value, small-batch therapies. This white paper explores the specialized…
WHITEPAPER – Extrusion-Spheronization, Engineered for Today’s Controlled Release Forms
Synchronizing and controlling API delivery, extrusion-spheronization (E-S) offers pharmaceutical companies a robust technique to manufacture today’s most complex therapeutics. Manufacturing oral….
WHITEPAPER – Unique Manufacturing Challenges Associated With Sterile Eye Ointments
The manufacture of ophthalmic ointments is much more complex than the production of ocular liquid therapies and presents several unique challenges. It is essential for…
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Biodexa Pharmaceuticals Enters Non-binding Letter of Intent for Proposed Acquisition of Varian Biopharmaceuticals
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