EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – DelMar Pharmaceuticals: Polishing NCI Diamonds in the Rough With Modern Science
DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded to develop and commercialize new cancer therapies in indications where patients are failing or have become intolerant to modern targeted…
SPECIAL FEATURE – Excipients: Manufacturers Look to Co-Processing as a Way of Improving Functionality
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin reports how leading excipient manufacturers are overcoming their own R&D challenges to deliver innovative excipients that address problems associated with both large and small molecules.
Joseph S. Dillon, PhD, MBA, and Lainie Mulvanny discuss the transformation of CNTs into a unique composition of matter, marking a complete departure from the dirty, tangled micron bundles of CNTs that frustrated medical researchers for years.
Don Paul Kovarcik, MBA, and William Wittbold, MS, indicate that while protein therapeutics have enjoyed considerable commercial success throughout the past 3 decades, there still remain formulation and delivery challenges.
THERAPEUTIC FOCUS – Direct Effects™ Cannabinoid Therapy: Medical Cannabis Without Psychoactive & Systemic Effects
Ronald Aung-Din, MD, reports topical CBD is beneficial in treating symptoms of a number of neuropathic and psychiatric conditions. Individual clinical response varied depending on condition treated and on severity and longevity of symptoms, and overall, topical CBD therapy was well tolerated.
MICROBIAL PRODUCTION – Cutting-Edge inABLE® Technology: The Key to Cost-Effective Production of a Novel Antimicrobial Peptide With Potential for the Treatment of MRSA
Ian Fotheringham, PhD, and Mathew Upton, PhD, report that Infections caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria are an ever-increasing threat to public health, creating an urgent, growing demand for the identification and development of new therapies.
ANTIGEN-SCREENING SYSTEM – Perfecting the Promise of T Cell Therapies for Infectious Disease & Cancer
THE EVOLUTION OF IMMUNOTHERAPIES The human body is armed with an efficient and elegant immune system that fights pathogens and tumor cells using T cells…
Jean Pierre Wery, President of Crown Bioscience, discusses the requirement for more accurate research models in oncology research, focusing on PDX models that have the ability to more adequately represent the conditions and mechanisms of immunotherapy in human patients.
Xiaoyi Xu, MS, Chandreyee Das, PhD, and Michael Sturges, PhD, indicate that the phosphorylation of histidine has not been widely studied in mammalian cells, despite its discovery in bovine liver mitochondria, and ask the question, could the phosphorylation of histidine emerge as a therapeutically important pathway in mammals?
Enrico Corona, indicates full scalability between laboratory and production lyophilization units allows for the development or optimization of freeze-drying cycle parameters that yield significant cost savings.
EXCLUSIVE ONLINE CONTENT
Wondering if investing in a higher purity excipient is really going to pay off? Check out our video web series where we speak to 3 subject matter experts on the benefits of…..
Evonik Launches Platform of Custom Functional Excipients to Precisely Control the Release Profile of Parenteral Drug Products
Evonik recently announced the launch of the RESOMER Precise platform of custom functional polymeric excipients to allow pharmaceutical companies to control…
Junshi Biosciences and Merck recently announced their collaboration on a clinical trial program designed to investigate the efficacy and safety of…
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and CSL Limited recently announced they have entered into a strategic partnership to help meet the growing demand for biologic therapies while also….
NOVA Thin Film Pharmaceuticals & Quality Chemical Laboratories Announce Partnership in Formation & Commencement of Soluble Thin Film Operations
NOVA Thin Film Pharmaceuticals LLC (NTFP) recently announced its formation and the commencement of its soluble thin film operations……