Bill Welch says when developing a combination product, there are many things to be considered – relationships between device development and the pharmaceutical or biologic, early establishment of regulatory and clinical strategies, understanding user needs, determining product requirements, as well as device manufacturing variation.
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin recently spoke with several companies that are debunking the theory that access to the latest technological platforms to aid efficient drug discovery and development is limited to Big Pharma, which can more easily justify the costs of creating and operating innovative platforms.
Wetteny Joseph, President of Clinical Supply Services at Catalent Pharma Solutions, discusses the changing nature of clinical trials and the supply of materials for studies, and how Catalent is investing in new solutions, systems, and facilities to assist the biopharmaceutical industry.
Medhat Gorgy, President and CEO of PYRAMID Laboratories, Inc., discusses his success in building futures with his clients and more importantly, the lessons he’s learned along the way.
Ronak Savla, PhD, PharmD, and Jeffrey E. Browne, PhD, indicate formulation screening, development, scale-up, and commercial manufacture of LBDDSs require considerable expertise, and choosing an outsourcing partner with experience and a proven track record is critical.
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Anthony Recupero, PhD, believes by partnering with an expert in drug delivery technology, whose portfolio features a broad range of proprietary technologies, pharmaceutical companies have the potential to add further value to their products and extend market exclusivity.
Tom Reynolds, PhD, Matt Wessel, PhD, Sanjay Konagurthu, PhD, and Marshall Crew, PhD, report that computational methods, such as QM and MD simulations, are playing an ever-expanding role in drug discovery and development, and transforming advances in drug development at all stages.
Kathryn A. Lee, PhD; Markus Lankers, PhD; and Oliver Valet, PhD, discuss various aspects with regard to microscopic particle counting, sizing, and identification using Raman, laser-induced breakdown, and IR spectroscopies, and how these techniques can help accurately identify particles.
Rick Pauls, MBA, says treatment of ischemic strokes hinges on getting tPA into the patient within just few hours of the stroke occurring, but getting to the hospital quickly requires a great deal of luck, and anything that buys the patient more time is worth pursuing.
Dr. Stephan Kutzer, CEO, President, and Chairman of Alcami, discusses his company’s business strategy, outsourcing trends, how the company meets the growing needs of customers, and why companies choose Alcami.
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