Marshall Crew, PhD, President & CEO, Agere Pharmaceuticals, Inc., continues his multiple-part series discussing today’s most challenging issues in solubility.
Philip J. Butler and Thorsten Cech investigate the gastric-resistant functionality obtained by applying a clear, two-component MAE coating formulation onto a tablet sub-coated with a pigmented instant-release coating and investigate the impact of hydrophilic and lipophilic plasticizers on the film characteristics of MAE-based coating formulations.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – SNBL, Ltd.: Innovation in Drug Delivery Enabled Through a Unique Business Model
Drug Development Executive: Dr. Shunji Haruta, Founder of NDS (Nasal Delivery Systems) Division and Executive Officer, SNBL, Ltd., discusses how NDS Division and its powder nasal delivery platform, µco System, fit into a new paradigm.
Kenneth B. Kirby and Chandan A.S. Alam, MD, are part of a team at Transdermal Delivery Solutions Corp. (TDSC) that has been leveraging its patented technology to develop a unique patchless, metered pump, spray-on drug delivery system and products.
SPECIAL REPORT – Prefilled Syringes & Parenteral Contract Manufacturing: Improving for Flexibility & Customization
Special Feature: Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with prefilled syringe manufacturers as well as contract parenteral manufacturers who share their thoughts about the delivery challenges associated with high-viscous, high-volume formulations.
ADVANCED DELIVERY DEVICES – Important Considerations in the Delivery of Large-Volume & Viscous Drugs
Kevin Cancelliere, MS, believes that as the trend toward self-administration continues, the need for careful consideration of primary container design, interaction with the drug product, method of administration, and end-user needs becomes even more critical.
Hans Ole Klingenberg explains how Bacillus-derived HA offers new opportunities for ophthalmic applications by providing a safe and biocompatible source that can streamline manufacturing processes, while offering convenient application and increased patient comfort and compliance.
ADVANCED DELIVERY DEVICES – IntelliCap: An Intelligent, Electronic Capsule for Oral Drug Delivery & Development
Jeff Shimizu and Christoph Wanke, PhD, indicate electronic smart pills represent an emerging area with great potential for growth. Already established in the diagnostic area, the next move is into monitoring and drug delivery.
INNOVATION AWARDS – Drug Delivery Award Winners Move Innovation Needle; Formulation Takes Center Stage
Marc Dresner presents the three companies that were honored by their industry peers with prestigious awards for breakthrough drug delivery innovation at the Institute for International Researchâ€™s 17th annual Drug Delivery Partnerships conference.
Pamela P. Palmer, MD, PhD; examines how AcelRx’s system can deliver the benefits of PCA in terms of patient pain relief and satisfaction while reducing both drug and device safety risks as well as the overall complexity of pain management, thus reducing both drug and device safety risks as well as the overall complexity of pain management, thus reducing the cost burden on the healthcare system.
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