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.
Jim Huang, PhD, reviews how injectable solutions offer an attractive alternative to oral dosage form due to fast onset, reproducible PK/efficacy profile, high bioavailability as a result of bypassing the oral absorption barrier, and suitability of administration under hospital setting.
GLOBAL REPORT – 2020 Global Drug Delivery & Formulation Report: Part 3, Notable Drug Delivery & Formulation Transactions & Technologies of 2020
In part 3 of this 4-part series, PharmaCircle, in collaboration with Drug Development & Delivery, focuses on several notable drug delivery and formulation transactions and technologies.
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.
Dai Hayward, CEO at Micropore, discusses his company’s expertise and underpinning technology in the development of safe, efficient, and scalable continuous manufacturing of drug delivery solutions.
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.
John Docherty, President of Lexaria, discuess how the company’s recent uplist to the NASDAQ has resulted in its largest capital injection to date, which will allow it to focus on preclinical and clinical testing programs for DehydraTECH formulations across three main areas of interest.
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.
Alex Kerr, Sam Trotter, and Poppy Maley explain how recent advances in biopolymers and manufacturing technology now enable formulation of injectable drug products to be tailored at will to achieve a target bioavailability in a shorter development time with robust and low cost of manufacture.
Contributor Cindy Dubin speaks with several innovative excipient companies that assert novel excipients – agglomerated, co-processed, and multifunctional – actively and safely affect formulation stability, solubility, and bioavailability as well as foster faster drug disintegration.
EXCLUSIVE ONLINE CONTENT
This e-Book showcases the various types of services that leading testing companies offer and how they are helping industry comply with regulations to get their products approved and commercialized.
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.