SPECIAL FEATURE – Prefilled Syringes & Parenteral Manufacturing: Drug & Packaging Ensure Safety, Compatibility & Stability
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin highlights some of the key players in the market and where they are focusing their efforts to ensure products are of the highest quality, safe, and easy to use.
GLOBAL REPORT – 2017 Global Drug Delivery & Formulation Report: Part 3, Notable Transactions & Technologies of 2017
In part 3 of this 4-part series, PharmaCircle in collaboration with Drug Development & Delivery, reviews transactions and technologies that provide greater insight into what we can expect in terms of product development and approvals over the next decade.
Pingyun Chen, PhD, describes a rational, fit-for-purpose strategy for solid form screening and selection to ensure a successful yet cost-effective progression of drug candidates from discovery, clinical trials, and commercialization.
Theresa Bankston, PhD, says the fact that many of these therapies are designed for home delivery by patients or caregivers via subcutaneous injection, combined with increasing complexity of longer-acting formulations, larger injection volumes, and longer injection durations, has raised the bar for seamless injection delivery technology.
CONTAINER CLOSURE SYSTEM – Recent Prefillable Syringe Developments Mirroring Increasing Biotech Drug Product Demands
Stefan Verheyden says the container closure system has become a decisive factor for sustained market success, with autoinjectors and injection pumps as growing areas of interest.
Dongwei Guo, PhD, and Jingjun Huang, PhD, focus on the overview of nanoproducts in the market and the technologies to make long-acting injectable nanoformulations.
Degenhard Marx, PhD, and Günter Nadler discuss the treatment of sore throats via a pump spray and explore the considerations to be made when developing a reliable spray product.
GLOBAL REPORT – 2017 Global Drug Delivery & Formulation Report: Part 2, Notable Product Approvals of 2017
In part 2 of this 4-part series, PharmaCircle in collaboration with Drug Development & Delivery, reviews the more interesting individual products approved throughout the past year.
Gregory A. Sacha, PhD, introduces the common equipment available for automated inspection and discusses inspection testing methods for prefilled syringes.
MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES – The Development of Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibody Products: A Comprehensive Guide to CMC Activities From Clone to Clinic
Howard L. Levine, PhD, and Brendan R. Cooney, provide a guide to product development companies, service providers, investors, and analyst as they work their way through the complex and rapidly evolving world of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies.
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West recently announced it has commenced discussions with two companies regarding the use of West’s proprietary SmartDose drug delivery platform for complex molecules.
The EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended for the first time an adjunct treatment to insulin in the form of a tablet for certain patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
Q BioMed Inc., a biotechnology acceleration company, recently announced its technology partner, Mannin Research, has initiated a collaboration with McMaster University of Ontario, Canada.
Pharmapack Report Predicts Diversification of Innovation Leading to a Rise in Licensing & Partnering
Pharmapack Europe (February 6-7, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris) has released a European Drug Delivery and Packaging report, ahead of the event’s opening, which highlights, major challenges and opportunities for the industry in the year ahead.
MedPharm Ltd recently announced the expansion of its US Center of Excellence in Durham, NC, in response to increasing service demand for its topical and transdermal formulation development and performance testing services.