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October 2019

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MODIFIED RELEASE – Alternative Strategies for Development of Modified-Release Dosage Forms

Andy Lewis, PhD, discusses a range of available formulation technologies, the challenges in MR formulation development, and the use of a design-space approach with on-demand manufacturing.

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MODIFIED RELEASE – Alternative Strategies for Development of Modified-Release Dosage Forms

Andy Lewis, PhD, discusses a range of available formulation technologies, the challenges in MR formulation development, and the use of a design-space approach with on-demand manufacturing.

COMBINATION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT – New Horizons in Development to Meet Emerging Demands

Ed Trappler and John A. Merhige, MEM, believe it is no longer sufficient to put a product in a vial, and the future of healthcare products places increasing demands on the industry to provide innovations for delivering combination products.

MICROFLUIDIC ENCAPSULATION – Controlling Drug Delivery With PLGA

Richard Gray, MA, discusses the use of polymer microparticles for pharmaceutical applications, including specific examples of polylactic-co-glycolic acid (PLGA) encapsulation.

ON-BODY DELIVERY SYSTEMS – Analysis & Simulation of Injection Volume Accuracy

Christian Riva, MS, presents a case study proving it is possible to have a realistic prediction of the injection volume accuracy of a drug delivery system, even in an early stage of product development, when only a high-level product architecture is available.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Cambrex: Providing Big Value in the Small Molecule Outsourcing Market

Simon Edwards, President, CDMO Sales & Marketing at Cambrex, discusses the biggest trends in the small molecule outsourcing market.

PACKAGING SOLUTIONS – Dura Coat Combiseals – An Optimal Solution for Cartridge Applications

Carina Van Eester, MSCE, believes with state-of-the-art medicines, it is essential that drug manufacturers can rely on appropriate sealing solutions that provide the best possible protection for their products.

WEARABLE DEVICES – Wearable Drug Delivery Applications: Considerations for Adhesive Material Selection & Wear Testing

Neal Carty, PhD, MBA, and Deepak Prakash, MS, MBA, discuss the broader healthcare and digital health landscape behind wearable device developments and provide a brief overview of two types of wearable applications — insulin pump therapy/continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems and wearable drug injectors.

DATA ANALYTICS – Leveraging Cloud-Based Data & Analytics to Optimize Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Benzi Mathew explains how recognition is increasing about the powerful impact data and analytics can have on optimizing the manufacturing process and ensuring demand is met every time, all the time.

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