CHIMERIC COMPOUNDS – “Dopastatins”: One Molecule Targeting Two Receptors for the Treatment of Pituitary Tumors
Heather Halem, PhD, and Michael D. Culler, PhD, believe this novel class of compounds represents a potential treatment for neuroendocrine tumors that are vulnerable to the synergistic dual activation of somatostatin and dopamine receptors.
NEXT-GENERATION TUMOR TARGETING – Leveraging the Tumor Microenvironment to Change the Standard of Care
Vishwas Paralkar, PhD, highlights a unique platform technology that represents the first technology that has successfully been used to target cancer drugs to tumor cells in animal models, while sparing healthy tissue.
Jim Huang, PhD, explains how nanosuspensions are an important class of pharmaceutical dosage forms, particularly for pharmaceutical compounds with solubility and bioavailability challenges.
Ajay Damani, VP of Pharmaceutical Technologies Business Unit, Adare, and Maria Flynn, President and CEO, Orbis, discuss how both companies will benefit from the acquisition, future product development, and the challenges of a virtual acquisition.
GLOBAL REPORT – 2019 Global Drug Delivery & Formulation Report: Part 4, The Drug Delivery and Formulation Pipeline
In part 4 of this 4-part series, PharmaCircle, in collaboration with Drug Development & Delivery, analyzes the pipeline with an emphasis on clinical-stage products for which there is more product-related information.
SPECIAL FEATURE – Prefilled Syringes & Parenteral Manufacturing: Innovations, Challenges & Solutions
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin features several leading companies’ innovations in delivery devices as well as how contract parenteral manufacturers are addressing the ever-demanding challenges, issues, and opportunities related to delivering biologics and small molecules.
Zack Gurard-Levin, PhD, says with new innovations in assay methodologies, scientists no longer have to make sacrifices to do quality drug discovery research.
Ramesh Jagadeesan, PhD, says that while CDMOs have the capacity to support pharmaceutical companies with their analytical requirements for both small and large-scale projects, the opportunity exists to increase speed to market with innovative thinking.
Gregory A. Sacha, PhD, describes the devices used for process monitoring and how they can be used to detect end points during the process.
FORMULATION FORUM – Application of Nano-Emulsion Technology to Address Unmet Medical Needs: A Case Study of Clopidogrel IV by 505(b)(2) Pathway
Jim Huang, PhD, presents a case study on how the EmulSol technology produces stable, optically clear nano-emulsions without the use of organic solvents and with minimal use of surfactants using a high-pressure or microfluidic homogenization process.
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