Bob Wieden and Chun Wang, PhD, discuss how significant challenges, coupled with the complexity and diversity of new pharmaceuticals, have fueled the development of a novel polymeric drug delivery platform that overcomes a great many bioavailability and delivery obstacles.
DEVICE DEVELOPMENT – Selecting Drug Delivery Systems for Higher Doses, Higher Viscosities & Lower Risk
Nicolas Bralet and Megan Lan, MBA, MA, discuss how companies can de-risk their device selection as they bring this new generation of high-volume, high-viscosity biologics to market.
SYRINGE PLUNGER – Exploring How the Functional Properties of the PremiumCoat® 1-3-mL Plunger Facilitate its Implementation on Filling Lines & Enable the Delivery of Sensitive Vaccines & Biotech Drugs
Sebastien Cordier, Laure-Hélène Guillemot, PhD, and Audrey Chardonnet explain how the PremiumCoat 1-3-mL syringe plunger combines a pure Bromobutyl formulation with a market-proven ETFE film that acts as a barrier to limit the transfer of rubber leachables into the drug product.
HUMAN FACTORS STUDIES – Human Factors Studies During a Pandemic: How One Company Adapted to Covid-19 Restrictions
Miranda Newbery says although it is possible to carry out use risk assessments, expert reviews and device comparisons – which do not require contact with end users – these cannot fully replace first-hand user feedback.
Dr. Stephen Rumbelow, Life Sciences Research Fellow for Croda Inc., discusses polysorbates, a key excipient used for stabilizing drug molecules in injectable dosage forms.
George I’ons offers insight into the factors driving the development and adoption of connected drug delivery devices and examines the varying perspectives held by relevant healthcare stakeholders.
Fran DeGrazio explains how experienced and focused collaborators can provide guidance, support services, manpower, and intellect to make it easier to achieve all the goals needed in delivering a drug to a patient.
SPECIAL FEATURE – Injection Devices: Designing Simplicity, Safety & Adherence Into One Delivery System
Contributor Cindy Dubin, in this annual report, speaks with industry innovators and takes a deep dive into the myriad injectables that are currently in development or recently introduced to the market.
DELIVERY DEVICE – Aerosol Deposition Characterization of Innovative PureHale® Technology Targeting the Upper Airways
Degenhard Marx, PhD, Fotos Stylianou, PhD, and Stavros Kassinos, PhD, explain how PureHale provides a modern device option for the delivery of a fine mist for a variety of solutions to only the upper respiratory tract without significant deposition in the lungs and lower airways.
NASAL SPRAY BIOEQUIVALENCE – Between-Batch Bioequivalence (BBE): An Alternative Statistical Method to Assess In Vitro Bioequivalence of Nasal Product
Jonathan Bodin, Stéphanie Liandrat, Gabriel Kocevar, and Céline Petitcolas explain how one way to prove equivalence, without long and expensive clinical trials, is to conduct in vitro bioequivalence evaluation between the Innovator (Reference product) and the proposed generic (Test product).
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