WEARABLE PLATFORM – Next-Generation Wearable Drug Delivery: Prefilled Devices Provide a Truly Patient-Centric Solution
Mindy Katz says with increasingly positive expectations for the wearable device market to provide an intuitive and user-friendly drug delivery experience, her company continues to optimize its wearable platform solution, investigating new technologies and processes to improve the offerings for patients and providers.
PRECLINICAL TESTING – Expanding Opportunities in Implantable Medical Devices With Optimized Preclinical Studies
Jaleel Shujath outlines the growing importance of implantable devices in clinical settings and our daily lives, highlighting the current state of preclinical testing and the regulatory barriers faced by device developers.
Contributor Cindy Dubin explores how device developers and parenteral contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs) are addressing current challenges, as well as advancements in customized device design, the continuous effort to incorporate safety and human factors, and how COVID-19 is shaping the future of the market.
DRY-POWDER THERAPEUTICS – Respiration Inspiration: Local Treatment of Lung Cancer by Dry-Powder Inhaler
Philip Kuehl, PhD, and Kimberly B. Shepard, PhD, describe the formulation and manufacturing considerations for development of dry-powder therapeutics for local treatment of lung cancer. Two case studies are presented in which two approved drugs are successfully formulated for DPI administration to the lung.
Raffaele Pace, MMe, MBA, reviews how today’s drug delivery devices must be more mobile, less intrusive, and simpler than ever before – all while remaining cost competitive.
Bespak by Recipharm Webinar: Learn How To Overcome Viscous Formulation Challenges For Parenteral Delivery
There have been many challenges holding back widespread adoption of self-administered injectable formulations. One of the most pressing is the need to develop an auto-injector with a fine enough needle for….
GLOBAL REPORT – 2020 Global Drug Delivery & Formulation Report: Part 2, Notable Drug Delivery and Formulation Product Approvals of 2020
In part 2 of this 4-part series, PharmaCircle, in collaboration with Drug Development & Delivery, focuses on notable drug delivery and formulation product approvals.
Sandy Munro, PhD, Nikki Willis, and Geraldine Venthoye, PhD, believe selecting the delivery device/platform on the basis of patient needs, nature of disease, and opportunities for accelerating the proof-of-concept or early clinical stages by using fast-to-clinic approaches can help to accelerate the project through later-stage development by combining the approach with seamless scalability, designing in manufacturability, and an appropriate manufacturing strategy.
BIOSIMILAR DEVELOPMENT – Guidance on Biosimilar Interchangeability: The Debate Over Drug Delivery Devices
Darren Mansell says as early experience in following this guidance has recently matured, some issues have arisen that may impede best available outcomes for patients, one of which is the question of whether “interchangeability” guidance may stifle innovation (and therefore improved patient experience) in drug delivery devices.
Josef Bossart, PhD, introduces, in a series of short articles, a qualitative model to help understand and visualize the potential of a product with prescribers, patients, and payors. This simple model can help weed out product ideas that may at first glance seem attractive but offer little potential in the real world.
EXCLUSIVE ONLINE CONTENT
In direct response to the rapid growth of the recently launched Human Factors + (HF+) program, Noble, an Aptar Pharma company, recently announced the….
Stevanato Group & Corning Incorporated Sign Licensing Agreement to Offer Corning Valor Glass Vials in Presterilized SG EZ-fill Packaging Configuration
Stevanato Group recently announced a licensing agreement with Corning Incorporated to offer a combined solution that will provide biopharmaceutical companies with improved levels of….
Phillips-Medisize Unveils Aria Smart Autoinjector Platform to Drive Innovation & Sustainability in Digital Drug Delivery
Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company and leader in drug delivery, diagnostic, and MedTech devices, recently unveiled the Aria Smart Autoinjector platform to unlock innovation, differentiation, and sustainability in the digital drug-delivery device market….
Nemera’s Preservative-Free Multi-Dose Eyedropper Approved in Brazil for Aché’s NSAIDs & Dry Eye Formulations
Nemera is excited to announce that its multidose eye dropper Novelia has been approved by ANVISA for the preservative-free formulations CLILON  (Ketorolac 0,4% and 0,5%), a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug….
With SensAIR, Gerresheimer presents for the first time a new platform for on-body infusion pumps that can deliver drugs of higher viscosity, such as monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), with precise dosing and safety….