Pharmaceutical Technology-01-02-2017

Pharmaceutical Technology

Moisture uptake during the end-to-end manufacturing process and supply chain can affect product quality. Simulation tools based on mechanistic models help define storage and handling requirements for oral solid-dosage drugs.

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Packaging

January 02, 2017

Advances in materials and equipment for pharmaceutical blister packaging protect quality and enhance shelf life.

Ask the Expert
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January 02, 2017

Siegfried Schmitt, PhD, principal consultant, PAREXEL, discusses how to handle audits and inspections during business expansion.

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Product Spotlight

January 02, 2017

The Ross SysCon control panels can now be supplied with a fully automatic Type X Purge System, which forces clean air through the enclosure until all hazardous gases are removed.

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Product Spotlight

January 02, 2017

The Thermo Scientific Decapper 500 and 550 series tube capping systems are fully automated capping systems for use in medium- to high-throughput biotech, pharmaceutical, and clinical laboratories doing compound storage, high-throughput screening, biobanking, and genomic storage.

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Product Spotlight

January 02, 2017

The new patent-pending PolarDry Electrostatic Spray Dryer from Fluid Air, a division of Spraying Systems Co., uses electrostatic technology, rather than heated drying gas, for microencapsulation.

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Product Spotlight

January 02, 2017

The DualFUSION vials from Wheaton for the storage of lyophilized materials are engineered using a plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition technology to fuse an organosilicate protective layer with silica-like barrier layer, and then fuses that inner material to a cyclic olefin polymer outer shell.

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Features

January 02, 2017

Robust venture capital investment gives CDMOs and CROs a positive outlook for 2017.

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FDA plans to advance initiatives for ensuring reliable production of drugs and biologics in 2017.

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API Synthesis and Manufacturing

January 02, 2017

As of mid-December, less than half the number of new drug approvals were issued by FDA in 2016 compared with 2015.

From The Editor
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January 02, 2017

Translating campaign promises to predictions for bio/pharma is difficult, but optimism prevails.

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Cover Story

January 02, 2017

Healthcare policies, R&D investments, and drug approvals will test bio/pharma.

Cover Story
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January 02, 2017

Estimates that global medicine spending will reach nearly $1.5 trillion by 2021 and the types of therapies and use of innovator versus generic drugs, will vary by region.

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Features

January 02, 2017

A four-stage process to successfully make the switch from paper to electronic batch records is presented.

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The authors describe the development and validation of a highly sensitive point-of-use pressure decay test.

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As pharmaceutical quality metrics evolve, they will need to incorporate more of the principles of operational excellence, says consultant Prabir Basu.

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Analytical technologies play a key role in the characterization and quantitation of oligonucleotide therapeutics.

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Peer-Reviewed Research

January 02, 2017

The authors present a set of statistical decision rules based on linear regression models that can be implemented in an automated trend system to assist stability studies.

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Features

January 02, 2017

As Europe’s bio/pharma market learns that breaking up is hard to do, it also must address productivity, regulatory, and drug pricing challenges.

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January 02, 2017

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Isothermal titration calorimetry and differential scanning calorimetry are valuable tools that can help accelerate drug development.