SPRAY-DRIED DISPERSIONS – Developing Process Control Strategies for the Manufacture of Spray-Dried Dispersions
Devon DuBose, Dana Settell, Nathan Bennette, and Amber Broadbent, PhD, say drug pipelines increasingly feature new drug candidates that exhibit poor solubility and require well-established enabling technologies to address this critical issue.
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.
HOT MELT EXTRUSION – OptiMelt™ Hot Melt Extrusion Technology to Improve Bioavailability of Poorly Soluble Drugs
Sampada Upadhye, PhD, indicates bioavailability enhancement with formulation and dose form flexibility can be achieved through the application of HME technology to produce stable drug formulations and increased development success rates.
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.
DNA VACCINE TECHNOLOGY – A Vaccine Breakthrough That Could Change Lives & Enable Vaccine Development Programs
William Hearl, PhD, asks what if there was the potential for a better and safer treatment for allergies, a less-toxic cancer therapy, or a breakthrough treatment to improve the health of a pet or valuable livestock? What if you could employ a new, patented technology that may make these treatments possible?
Thomas Hein, PhD, says in light of their huge success and widespread use, it is easy to assume that tablets and capsules are generally accepted by consumers and the industry.
INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES – The Future of the Pharma & Biotech Industries: Your Colleague’s Perspectives
The Global Formulation Report in this issue provided some interesting data on what has been happening in a number of key sectors over the past 18 months. We thought it would be intriguing to hear what some of your colleagues believe will have a significant impact on the Pharma and Biotech industries throughout the next 5 to 10 years.
Suniket Fulzele, PhD, and Sarah Rieschl present an overview and current status of the industrial approaches and platforms used for taste-masking in oral dosage forms.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Presage Biosciences: Comparing Multiple Drugs & Combinations Directly in a Patient’s Tumor
Nathan Caffo, President of Presage Biosciences, discusses his company’s technology with the potential to usher in a new era of cancer drug development and testing.
John A. Bermingham says taking responsible risks and making mistakes that lead to failure is a part of business life. Almost everyone experiences failure in business at some point, but not everyone reacts the same way
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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.