Brian Ogilvie, PhD, and Andrea Wolff explain the implications of the new timing requirements and best practices for negotiating them efficiently and effectively moving forward.
Hillel Cohen, PhD, outlines the evolution of biosimilar approvals and describes the process of analytical and clinical testing followed in the development of a biosimilar, with use of data from the scientific literature.
MARKET BRIEF – Nothing Degrading About Saving Lives: E3 Ligands Recruiting New Drugs Into the Clinic
Marianna Tcherpakov, PhD, discusses underexploited strategies, traditional approaches that can be optimized, novel techniques beginning to emerge and pay dividends, and results propelling this field toward better clinical outcomes.
FORMULATION FORUM – Amorphous Formulations for Insoluble Drugs: Rational Design & Practical Approaches on Formulation Screening & Development
Jim Huang, PhD, discusses the issues associated with amorphous formulations, including solid state stability, chemical stability, reproducibility of API manufacturing, impurity of API, stability in aqueous solution, in vitro in vivo performance, and process and scale-up.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Synteract: Advances in Pediatric Clinical Research & the Promise for the Future
Dr. Martine Dehlinger-Kremer, Vice President, Pediatric Development at Synteract, reviews current and significant challenges in pediatric clinical research, advancement of regulations surrounding them, and where the industry is headed.
In conclusion of this 4-part series, PharmaCircle, in collaboration with Drug Development & Delivery, reviews and compares current Phase 3 and Registration-stage products with products first approved since 2014 in the United States, Japan, or Europe.
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin interviews several contract manufacturers and device developers who are responsible for creating next-generation parenteral drug delivery.
DRUG DELIVERY – ENHANZE (®): An Efficient Way to Optimize Biologic Therapies for Subcutaneous Administration
Michael J. LaBarre, PhD, discusses how the ENHANZE drug delivery technology has the potential to improve the pharmacokinetic profiles of co-administered drugs through increased dispersion, absorption, and bioavailability.
Marc Brown, PhD, Jon Lenn, PhD, and Jeremy Drummond, PhD, believe it is essential the lead (and potentially a back-up formulation depending on any risk factors identified) has been optimized and characterized to demonstrate it will maintain its quality and performance as well as provide the best chance of measurable success in the clinical setting.
Laurie L. Sullivan and Cheryl L. Barton, PhD, say as manufacturers expand the clinical utility and healthcare professionals become more familiar with their efficacy and safety profiles, the checkpoint inhibitor market will continue to expand, becoming the cornerstone of many cancer treatment regimens.
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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.