SPECIAL REPORT – Prefilled Syringes & Parenteral Contract Manufacturing: Improving for Flexibility & Customization
Special Feature: Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with prefilled syringe manufacturers as well as contract parenteral manufacturers who share their thoughts about the delivery challenges associated with high-viscous, high-volume formulations.
Hans Ole Klingenberg explains how Bacillus-derived HA offers new opportunities for ophthalmic applications by providing a safe and biocompatible source that can streamline manufacturing processes, while offering convenient application and increased patient comfort and compliance.
Executive Summary: Martin Driscoll, CEO of Asmacure, talks about his company’s unique, yet practical approach to treating asthma and its core symptoms.
SPECIAL REPORT – Outsourcing Formulation Development and Manufacturing: An Early Approach Saves Time and Money
In this Special Report, Contributor Cindy H. Dubin asks many of the leading companies in this sector what challenges pharma currently faces in formulation and manufacturing and how they, as third-party providers, are helping to alleviate those burdens.
Corey J. Bloom, PhD, and David K. Lyon, PhD, describe broadly applicable formulation approaches and biomodeling tools that have been successfully used to improve the solubility and in vivo performance of lowsolubility compounds.
INNOVATION AWARDS – Drug Delivery Award Winners Move Innovation Needle; Formulation Takes Center Stage
Marc Dresner presents the three companies that were honored by their industry peers with prestigious awards for breakthrough drug delivery innovation at the Institute for International Researchâ€™s 17th annual Drug Delivery Partnerships conference.
Derek G. Hennecke continues with part 3 of a new 6-part series offering an overview of this yearâ€™s best business books with insights into what they can teach the Pharma industry.
Frost & Sullivan Analyst Ruplekha Choudhurie reviews some BA approaches that are being developed by a number of companies that can mitigate the biological, physical, and chemical barriers for effective delivery of poorly soluble and permeable drugs.
William Stern, PhD; Nozer Mehta, PhD; and Stephen Carl, PhD; review a highly developed, clinically proven platform technology that enables the oral delivery of peptides, overcoming the hurdles inherent to oral peptide delivery.
Jyothi Thundimadathil, PhD, indicates that even though shorter in vivo half-life of peptides is a concern, recent advances in drug delivery systems and peptide modification are expected to override those difficulties.
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