Contributor Cindy Dubin speaks with several leading excipient manufacturers on how their excipient offerings are improving drug release, solubility, taste, physical characteristics, viscosity, and more for a range of molecules.
Jim Huang, PhD, says with ever increasing percentage of water-insoluble or low permeable new therapeutic entities among drug pipelines, lipid-based delivery systems, together with other main delivery technologies, have become an important tool for the development of those compounds.
William Small, PhD, and Arsalan Khan say drug degradation can have toxicological effects in many instances, and it is imperative that this mechanism be minimized as much as possible. The best solution to this is to ensure that appropriate ingredients, both high in quality and purity, are chosen and used throughout the entire drug product lifecycle.
Josef Bossart, PhD, explains how accurately estimating a product’s clinical development timelines is more than simply adding up the individual timelines, almost always optimistic. You need to “know” the numbers, not just calculate them.
For each participating company, this section presents a detailed summary highlighting their core technologies, capabilities, technologies, and services.
Richard Gray, MA, discusses the use of polymer microparticles for pharmaceutical applications, including specific examples of polylactic-co-glycolic acid (PLGA) encapsulation.
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with leading excipient companies to discuss the current role excipients are playing in continuous manufacturing, biopharma formulation, and controlled- and immediate-release delivery.
SPECIAL FEATURE – Improving Bioavailability & Solubility: Chemical & Physical Modification vs. Formulation Development
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with several leading companies to explore chemical and physical modification versus formulation development, and new technologies and techniques for improving bioavailability and solubility.
Jaspreet Arora, PhD, Samantha Saville, and Brett Waybrant, PhD, focus on a controlled-release LMP formulation to identify optimum annealing conditions and to better understand the annealing mechanism.
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin highlights the techniques various excipient manufacturers are using to develop more innovative and effective ingredients to improve the performance of drug molecules.
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