Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with several innovative companies to discuss novel approaches to improving bioavailability and solubility that have one commonality: they treat each molecule as an individual.
FORMULATION FORUM – Considerations in Development & Manufacturing of Complex Injectables for Early Phase Studies
Jim Huang, PhD, explains how a niche CDMO, which has specialized technologies in complex injectable development and adopts GMP practice with a “laboratory setting,” will have greater flexibility regarding changes, timing, and cost for successful manufacture of complex injectables in early phase development of therapeutic drugs.
In part 1 of this 4-part series, PharmaCircle, in collaboration with Drug Development & Delivery, focuses on a global review of 2020 product approvals.
CELL & GENE THERAPY – End-to-End Cell & Gene Therapy – From Development to Commercialization – Buy or Build?
Aldo Romano and Emily Moran, MBA, discuss how the life science industry must bring technology solutions to the table while at the same time securing the capacity to develop and manufacture groundbreaking cures so patients and society can tap the benefits of cell and gene therapies.
Michael Snape, PhD, says when identifying promising therapeutic targets for any disease or condition, including developmental disorders such as Fragile X syndrome, PMS, CDM1, and Rett syndrome, it is critical researchers work to understand the mechanism of disease and disease pathways as well as the unmet need and patient experience.
Sridhar Krishnan, Pii’s Senior Vice President, Operations and Strategic Initiatives, discusses how manufacturing is not solely where Pii wanted to be, so the company made a concerted effort to get back to its CDMO roots.
IMMUNE ACTIVATORS – Enhancing Cell Adhesion to Safely Improve Effectiveness of Vaccines & Cancer Immunotherapies
Siddhartha De, PhD, and Peter Vanderslice, PhD, present their research on the use of proprietary, orally available compounds that can activate the immune system to enhance the effectiveness of vaccines as well as immuno-oncology therapies for cancer, especially in patient populations that are most vulnerable to disease.
MICROFLUIDIC ENCAPSULATION TECHNOLOGY – Achieving Reliable siRNA Drug Delivery for Inflammatory Diseases & Tumor Targeting by Nanoencapsulation
Olivia Merkel, PhD, and Christoph Zimmermann, PhD student, discuss the benefits of microfluidic encapsulation technology for gene silencing applications in cancer immunology and inflammatory diseases, where siRNA can potentially be used to downregulate genes associated with these pathologies.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Pace Analytical® Life Sciences: Delivering Science Better; Advancing Novel Therapies Through the Clinic to Commercialization
Frank Tagliaferri, PhD, Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development at PLS, discusses his experiences with the company and its recent growth.
ORAL MUCOSAL IMMUNOTHERAPY – Oral Mucosal Delivery of Allergenic Proteins for Inducing Tolerance in Food Allergic Individuals
William R. Reisacher, MD, highlights some of the differences between food allergy immunotherapy via the oral mucosal route versus exposure through the stomach and intestines.
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Biomunex Pharmaceuticals Signs Strategic License & Co-development Agreement With Onward Therapeutics
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