THERAPEUTIC FOCUS – Evaluation of a Needleless Injection Technique for Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease: a Feasibility Case Study
Jeffrey Marotte, MD, FACS, presents a proof of concept that the Madajet may be a suitable instrument to inject medication into Peyronie’s plaques.
Frost & Sullivan Analyst Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe, MS, reviews a few recent innovative approaches to controlled release technologies with a focus on some of the therapeutic areas most relevant to the current pharmaceuticals market.
Marshall Crew, PhD, President & CEO, Agere Pharmaceuticals, Inc., continues his multiple-part series discussing today’s most challenging issues in solubility.
Jörg von Hagen, PhD, believes it is critical for media manufacturers to have a process in place that can consistently deliver raw material and process quality to be able to deliver batch-to-batch consistent dry powder cell culture media that are scalable from kilograms to tons.
Drug Development Executive: Michael S. Wyzga, President & CEO of Radius Health, Inc., discusses what his company is bringing to the underserved market for women’s healthy aging solutions.
LIPOSOME PREPARATION TECHNOLOGY – Freeze Fracture Electron Microscopic (ff EM) Examination & Analysis of Liposomes Produced by Covaris AFA Technology
Srikanth Kakumanu, PhD, and Rajeev A. Jain, PhD, explain how an alternative ultrasonic processing technology allows manufacturing of liposomes of predetermined sizes and offers an efficient, isothermal, and non-contact process.
ORALLY DISINTEGRATING TABLETS – Novel Controlled Release Formulation for Orally Disintegrating Tablets Using Ion Exchange Resins
Abhijit Gokhale, PhD, and Praba Sundararajan indicate that drugs not typically amenable to ODT formulations include those that present taste-masking difficulties or require controlled or sustained release. However, as the demand for ODTs continues to grow, formulation scientists are exploring ways to adapt ODT formulations for drugs that require controlled or sustained release for optimal therapeutic benefits.
Philip J. Butler and Thorsten Cech investigate the gastric-resistant functionality obtained by applying a clear, two-component MAE coating formulation onto a tablet sub-coated with a pigmented instant-release coating and investigate the impact of hydrophilic and lipophilic plasticizers on the film characteristics of MAE-based coating formulations.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – SNBL, Ltd.: Innovation in Drug Delivery Enabled Through a Unique Business Model
Drug Development Executive: Dr. Shunji Haruta, Founder of NDS (Nasal Delivery Systems) Division and Executive Officer, SNBL, Ltd., discusses how NDS Division and its powder nasal delivery platform, µco System, fit into a new paradigm.
Marshall Crew, PhD, President & CEO, Agere Pharmaceuticals, Inc., begins his multiple-part series discussing today’s most challenging issues in solubility.
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