IONTOPHORESIS – Captisol-Enabled(TM) Lipophilic Drug Complex Delivered Transdermally by Iontophoresis
Abhishek Juluri, PhD, Fahimeh Ghasemi, MS, Horacio Pérez-Sánchez, PhD, et al provide results obtained from in vitro studies clearly demonstrating the transport enhancement ability of CAP in solution as well as in gel formulations.
PLASMA-DERIVED BIOLOGICS – New Fractionation Process to Expand Availability of Plasma-Derived Treatments
Jeffrey B. Davis, MBA, explains how his company has initiated a three-phase process of scaling up the Salt Diafiltration Process, validating it for required FDA filings, and ultimately running the process at production scale to enable the clinical trial product to be produced.
FORMULATION DEVELOPMENT – Overcoming Early Phase Development Challenges & Optimizing Formulations With a Minimal Amount of API
ABSTRACT Softgel is a proven and effective delivery technology for poorly soluble drugs and can incorporate a wide range of fill formulations to optimize the…
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Patheon: Comprehensive Development & Manufacturing Solutions for the Entire Drug Development Cycle
Franco Negron, Patheon’s Senior VP of Drug Product Services, discusses his company’s business strategy, two recent acquisitions and integration plans, the role biosimilars play in Patheon’s business, and significant trends driving the pharmaceutical industry over the next few years.
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin interviews several excipient manufacturers who share their insights about the role excipients play in formulating and manufacturing drugs for improved bioavailability, solubility, and delivery.
Marshall Crew, PhD, observes progress that enabled spray drying for pharmaceutical applications, as well as other progress that has enabled the solubilization technologies and approaches we use today.
James Brady, PhD, Karen Donato, PhD, and Krista Steger, PhD, indicate that with unmatched quality, flexibility, and scalability, flow electroporation is a universal, cost-effective platform that supports the full range of biotherapeutic and vaccine development activities.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – SOLIZE: 3D Data-Based Engineering & Manufacturing to Accelerate Delivery Device Development
Yoshiki Matsuda, Director of SOLIZE, discusses how his company can create new and innovative solutions to accelerate the development of devices and combination products built thereon.
Pnina Fishman, PhD, reports that the A3AR adenosine receptor, expressed in the lungs, liver, brain, aorta, testis, and heart, may hold promise as both a therapeutic target and as a biological predictive marker.
SPECIAL FEATURE – Outsourcing Formulation & Manufacturing Development: Using Data & Unique Approaches to Solve Solubility Issues, Target Profiles & Customize Products
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin finds that CMOs are embracing development projects in an effort to establish longer-lasting partnerships with their pharma and biotech clients. These contract developers are deploying innovative techniques aimed at improving solubility and fast-tracking products to market.
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Kymab & LifeArc Enter Strategic Partnership to Discover New Medicines Using Kymab’s IntelliSelect Technologies
The agreement will enable LifeArc to enhance its antibody drug discovery capabilities into new medicinal products with Kymab’s proprietary IntelliSelect technology platforms.
Loxo Oncology, Inc. recently entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Amoy Diagnostics Co., Ltd. and PREMIA Holdings (HK) Ltd.
Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. recently announced positive results from a Phase 2 open-label clinical trial of ATI-502 (AGA-201), an investigational topical Janus Kinase (JAK) 1/3 inhibitor, in patients with androgenetic alopecia (AGA), a condition commonly known as male/female-pattern baldness.
iBio, Inc. recently announced the activation of its new cGMP sterile fill-finish services operation via the signing of a supply agreement with a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough gene and cell therapies.
Gilead Sciences, Inc. and Nurix Therapeutics, Inc. recently announced a global strategic collaboration to discover, develop, and commercialize a pipeline of innovative targeted protein degradation drugs for patients with cancer and other challenging diseases.