IMMUNOCHEMISTRY ANALYZER MARKET – Mutiplexing Technologies for Infectious Disease, Cancer, Cardiac & Autoimmune Testing Rise Above the Horizon
Divyaa Ravishankar, MS, Senior Industry Analyst at Frost & Sullivan, indicates the market has undergone a massive change from just a few vendors offering only enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, chemiluminescent immunoassay, radioactive immunoassay, and flourescent immunoassay to also multiplex assays, such as microarrays, flow cytometry-based platforms, recombinant immunoassays, and indirect immunofluorescence assays.
Despite economic and industry challenges, the global in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market is growing robustly – at double the rate of the global pharmaceutical industry…
Drug Development Executive: Mark Rogers, PhD, Senior Vice President Life Science Services at SGS, talks about his company’s evolutionary development and the trends it is witnessing in the analytical testing market.
Chris Connolly and Niculae Miron indicate that with increasingly potent drug products and lower acceptable levels of contaminants today, more-sensitive analytical methods must be used to detect and analyze leachables and determine drug product safety.
ADAPTIVE FOCUSED ACOUSTICS – Scalability of AFA in Nanoemulsions: From Microliters to Continuous Flow
Laura E. Forte and Srikanth Kakumanu, PhD, conduct a study demonstrating that Covaris’ AFA can quickly and easily produce nanoemulsions on sample scales varying from 300 microliters to continuous flow.
DISPOSABLE TECHNOLOGY – Use of Disposable Technology in Clinical Fill & Finish Manufacturing: Benefits & Considerations
Claudia Roth, PhD, reviews not only the benefits of using disposables, but the real-world variables to consider when converting to single-use technology. The pathway begins with the question, why use disposables?
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin talks with some of the leading experts in the industry about the importance of outsourcing analytical testing in the biologic/biosimilar space, the associated challenges, and how to ensure products get to market safely and quickly.
RESIDUAL IMPURITIES – Developing & Validating an Efficient Method to Determine Residuals of Hormone Products by LC-MS After Cleaning of Equipment
Geoff Carr, PhD, describes the benefits of LC-MS and presents an effective method using this technology to determine the potential residual amount of eight active ingredients used in oral contraceptive tablets after cleaning equipment used in their manufacture.
MASS SPECTROMETRY – Access for All – A New Solution to the Age Old Challenge of a Multi-Vendor Open Access Laboratory
Hayley Crowe reviews AxION(R) eDoor(TM), a web-based, multi-vendor, open-access software platform that addresses all the complexities associated with analytical mass spectrometry analysis.
PREDICTIVE MODELING – Predicting Price Changes of Oncology Drugs in the US: Can Proportional Hazard Models Predict the Timing & Percentage of Changes?
Bruce Wang, PhD, MA, suggests that Cox Proportional Hazard Models can be used to predict price change percentages and timing of prescription drugs in the market, which is extremely valuable as it enables more informed insights through predictive modeling and analytics on the lifecycle of a drug.
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Analytical testing required to support CMC activities of biologics is highly sophisticated, and is becoming more so as the modalities of….
Proveris Scientific Research Collaboration: New Generation Technologies for Improved Measurement of Pharmaceutical Aerosols
Proveris Scientific Corporation recently announced its research collaboration with The University of Sydney and Macquarie University on a project to develop a new generation of technologies for improving….
Italian-based Stevanato Group, a leading producer of pharmaceutical glass containers and provider of integrated capabilities for drug delivery systems, has officially inaugurated its….
Thermo Fisher Scientific recently announced new collaborations of the Thermo Fisher Precision Medicine Science Center (PMSC) with AstraZeneca and the University of Nebraska Medical Center as part of its ongoing development of….
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and CSL Limited recently announced they have entered into a strategic partnership to help meet the growing demand for biologic therapies while also….