Lisa A. Dick, PhD, describes how microneedle technology is being applied in two new transdermal systems using solid and hollow microneedles, which have the ability to deliver small molecules as well as biologics, opening up the potential for self-administration of a broad array of APIs
Samuel D. Trohman, MBA, Joey L. Glassco, Elena Draganoiu, PhD, and Carey Boyum present developmental and commercial examples of non-biodegradable drug-eluting devices, along with the versatile properties of thermoplastic polyurethanes for the development of effective drug delivery systems.
Degenhard Marx, PhD, and Matthias Birkhoff, discuss how the use of preservatives in eye drops is still controversial, but more and more evidence supports the use of unpreserved eye drops for treatment of chronic diseases.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Vetter: Helping Small Biotech Companies Execute a Successful Drug Development Process
Dr. Susanne Resatz, President of Vetter Development Services USA, Inc., discusses the many benefits to small biotech companies in utilizing a full-service CDMO, and what advanced services the Chicago-based facility offers its growing customer base.
SYRINGE SYSTEM – The Credence Companion Syringe System Delivers on Safety & Usability Using Human Factors Studies
John A. Merhige, MEM, and Lisa Caparra, RN, explain how development of the Companion product line has been driven by these two constituents, the innovation driven by the end-users’ needs and the avoidance of change driven by needs of the drug manufacturer.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Terumo: Innovating at the Speed of Life for Cutting-Edge Solutions in Medical Devices & Services
Mr. Juichi “Jim” Takeuchi, Terumo Corporation’s Executive Officer and President of Global Pharmaceutical Solutions, discusses his company’s innovative approach to parenteral drug delivery using integrated science and technology.
Bernd Zeiss provides study results that contribute to a clearer picture of the factors of influence that are crucial to syringe function. Several common hypotheses were verified, while others were refuted.
CAPSULE TECHNOLOGY – Enteric Capsule Drug Delivery Technology – Achieving Protection Without Coating
Hassan Benameur, PhD, says ECDDT represents a new, faster, and easier means for oral delivery of labile entities, such as peptides, nucleotides, live biopharmaceutical products, and vaccines.
SPECIAL FEATURE – Prefilled Syringes & Parenteral Contract Manufacturing: Anticipating the Needs of the Future
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with several companies in the prefilled syringe and parenteral manufacturing market that are offering a range of services and systems that cater to today’s issues as well as anticipating the needs of the future.
ADVANCED DELIVERY DEVICES – Design & Evaluation of a Polymer-Based Prefillable Syringe for Biopharmaceuticals With Improved Functionality & Performance
Sagarika Bose, PhD, and Kevin Constable address the design of a new commercially available polymer-based prefillable syringe with enhanced performance features when combined with complex biopharmaceutical drug products.
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