EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Caisson Biotech: Innovatio in Drug Delivery Using a Naturally Occurring Sugar Molecule
Thomas Harlan, CEO of Caisson, discusses how his company is improving the quality and delivery of numerous medications, making life easier for patients, and offering new ways for companies to enhance their drug pipeline.
Jonathan Wilkins, PhD, and Iain Simpson believe a fast and effective approach to a better injection device design is a novel combination of mathematical modeling on a desktop PC, supported with complementary experimental data.
DRUG DELIVERY – Recent Developments in Microneedle Technology for Transdermal Drug Delivery & Vaccination
Mikolaj Milewski and Amitava Mitra highlight some of the recent advances in the field of microneedle-mediated transdermal drug delivery and vaccination, including summaries of preclinical pharmacokinetic data and a brief overview of clinical studies, encompassing the time period from 2010 to present day.
SPECIAL FEATURE – Transdermal, Topical & Subcutaneous: Non-Invasive Delivery to Expand Product Line Extensions
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin asked delivery system providers and contract developers and manufacturers to describe their products and service offerings in their respective areas of expertise and how they are changing the overall landscape of the transdermal, topical, and subcutaneous markets.
Gail Schulze, CEO and Executive Chair of the Board for Zosano, recently spoke about her plans for the spin-off company since taking the reins in 2008.
Johannes Wohlrab, MD; Alexandra Goebel, PhD; Dieter Scherer, PhD; Debra Bingham, and Reinhard H.H. Neubert, PhD, develop a colloidal preparation, a microemulsion, that meets the specific conditions for penetration of the psoriatic skin and achieves the required bioavailability of the drug in the underlying tissue, which cannot be achieved by conventional formulations.
DRUG DEVICES – Combinations for Success: Integrated Delivery Systems That Can Meet Evolving Expectations
Graham Reynolds says working closely with a packaging system manufacturer that has generated partnerships with companies like assembly equipment manufacturers, filling companies, human factors experts, and design companies, pharmaceutical manufacturers can select, design, and/or develop an appropriate system that maximizes the chances of moving a product to market quickly.
DRUG DELIVERY – Tunable Half-Life Extension Based on Recombinant Albumin – Tailoring Pharmaceuticals to Specific Medical Needs
Mark Perkins, PhD, reviews the development of a tunable half-life technology to serve as a flexible drug delivery platform designed to enable manufacturers to tailor protein or peptide half-lives to specific medical needs.
Dr. Rod Ray, CEO and Chairman at Bend Research, discusses his company’s approach to difficult drug delivery challenges and the core technologies offered by his company.
Dr. Jean-Luc Herbeaux, the Head of the Health Care Business Line of Evonik, discusses the rationale and success of his company’s latest acquisition.
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