SPECIAL FEATURE – Outsourcing Formulation Development & Manufacturing: Using a Single Provider Reduces Costs & Risk
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin highlights several CDMOs that are evolving their models to become their clients’ single provider and to accommodate their more potent, challenging products.
Jean Pierre Wery, PhD, indicates immunotherapy in combination with traditional treatments has the potential for becoming a more effective alternative to the current standard of care. These types of combination therapies are currently under investigation and appear to have synergistic effects compared to the use of one therapy alone.
NANOPARTICLE CHARACTERIZATION – One Size Does Not Fit All: Nanoparticle Size Analysis for Nanomedicine Applications
Andrew N. Cleland, PhD, Jean-Luc Fraikin, PhD, Peter Meinhold, PhD, and Franklin Monzon, PhD, describe a new diagnostic instrument able to rapidly and accurately report detailed nanoparticle size distributions for a wide variety of nanoparticle types and concentrations in a range of different solutions.
DRUG DELIVERY – PLEX(TM) Local Drug Delivery Platform Enables Prolonged, Controlled-Release Medications
Noam Emanuel, PhD, reviews how PLEX is a unique local drug delivery platform that brings numerous innovative solutions to the market in various fields, such as infections, inflammations, and cancer.
Robert Wenslow, PhD, and Ann Newman, PhD, believe too often, drug discovery scientists, material scientists, and formulation specialists work in silos throughout the drug discovery process. Better integration of their efforts can reduce drug development schedules, risk, and overall costs that provide direct competitive business advantages.
Marc T. Abrams, PhD, and Bob D. Brown, PhD, explain how nanoparticle technology has the potential to enable tumor bioavailability even in the absence of a targeting ligand.
Leon Grother says multiple products are on the market made using a controlled lyophilization process. The fast-dissolving characteristics it can impart have enabled the demands of several challenging patient populations to be met with formulations of important medicines that work well for them.
Paul Kippax, PhD; Deborah Huck-Jones, PhD; et al review current trends in dissolution testing within the context of understanding particle size, which impacts clinical studies and ultimately generic submissions.
Josef Bossart, PhD, believes Mannkind’s recent announcement that Sanofi has decided to return the marketing rights for Afrezza may not exactly be history repeating itself, but it certainly feels as though it rhymes.
SPECIAL FEATURE – Advancements in Drug Delivery Technologies Tackle Solubility & Bioavailability Challenges
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with several innovator companies to learn more about the latest advances in drug delivery to address the challenging issues of solubility and bioavailability today
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