Bob Wieden and Chun Wang, PhD, discuss how significant challenges, coupled with the complexity and diversity of new pharmaceuticals, have fueled the development of a novel polymeric drug delivery platform that overcomes a great many bioavailability and delivery obstacles.
DEVICE DEVELOPMENT – Selecting Drug Delivery Systems for Higher Doses, Higher Viscosities & Lower Risk
Nicolas Bralet and Megan Lan, MBA, MA, discuss how companies can de-risk their device selection as they bring this new generation of high-volume, high-viscosity biologics to market.
Ankit Agrawal, MSc, Ronald Aungst, Jr., PhD, Jonothan Hamer, MCIPS, and Barbara Solow, PhD, say with vaccines and treatments now available and yet more on the horizon, the first major manufacturing hurdles have been crossed; however, the finish line is still in the distance.
SYRINGE PLUNGER – Exploring How the Functional Properties of the PremiumCoat® 1-3-mL Plunger Facilitate its Implementation on Filling Lines & Enable the Delivery of Sensitive Vaccines & Biotech Drugs
Sebastien Cordier, Laure-Hélène Guillemot, PhD, and Audrey Chardonnet explain how the PremiumCoat 1-3-mL syringe plunger combines a pure Bromobutyl formulation with a market-proven ETFE film that acts as a barrier to limit the transfer of rubber leachables into the drug product.
Catherine Hanley, Vice President & Interim CDMO Business Unit Head at Emergent BioSolutions, discusses the company’s plans for current and future CDMO operations and client partnership opportunities.
HUMAN FACTORS STUDIES – Human Factors Studies During a Pandemic: How One Company Adapted to Covid-19 Restrictions
Miranda Newbery says although it is possible to carry out use risk assessments, expert reviews and device comparisons – which do not require contact with end users – these cannot fully replace first-hand user feedback.
Lars Wegner, MD, in the wake of the huge impact Covid-19 has had around the world, presents a state-of-the-art mathematical modelling and algorithms approach to vaccine development to prevent the next pandemic.
Dr. Stephen Rumbelow, Life Sciences Research Fellow for Croda Inc., discusses polysorbates, a key excipient used for stabilizing drug molecules in injectable dosage forms.
George I’ons offers insight into the factors driving the development and adoption of connected drug delivery devices and examines the varying perspectives held by relevant healthcare stakeholders.
Fran DeGrazio explains how experienced and focused collaborators can provide guidance, support services, manpower, and intellect to make it easier to achieve all the goals needed in delivering a drug to a patient.
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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Oasmia Pharmaceutical: Commercializing Technologies While Pursuing the US Market
Julian Aleksov, Executive Chairman of Oasmia Pharmaceutical, discusses his company’s efforts to enter the US market, its strategy to increase commercial adoption, and why it believes its underlying drug delivery system technology is significant not only within the oncology sector, but the entire pharmaceutical industry.
Hywel Williams, PhD, Annabel Igonin, PhD, David Vodak, PhD, and Hassan Benameur, PhD, believe lipophilic salts are being explored in a number of different areas and one interesting application is their potential to boost API loading in lipid formulations.