Jean C. Sung, PhD, says that while delivery of drugs via first-generation inhaled drug systems provides great advantages over oral or intravenous delivery, these systems also have inherent limitations, creating a tremendous opportunity for next-generation inhaled delivery platforms.
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.
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.
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin interviewed leading players in the prefilled syringe market to find out about their offerings and how they are addressing pharma’s needs for safety, ease of use, cost, and product differentiation.
James D. Ingebrand, VP & General manager of 3M DDS, discusses his priorities for the years ahead and recent developments in 3M’s technologies.
Mr. Ben Moga, President of Ratio, Inc., talks about his company’s focus on self-injection in a homecare setting and how Ratio is pitting the patch injector against conventional autoinjectors in what is projected to be a $15.8 billion injectable drug delivery device market.
Unilife CEO, Alan Shortall discusses his company’s unique business model , transformational approach to the market, and his thoughts on how to move forward.
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Nemera’s Preservative-Free Multi-Dose Eyedropper Approved in Brazil for Aché’s NSAIDs & Dry Eye Formulations
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Moderna & Catalent Announce Long-Term Strategic Collaboration for Dedicated Vial Filling of Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine & Clinical Portfolio
Moderna, Inc. and Catalent, Inc. recently announced the expansion of their strategic collaboration to dedicate a new high-speed vial filling line for the manufacture of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine and potentially other….
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