Modern Modelling Tools for Small Molecule Solid Dose Manufacturing

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Webinar Date/Time: Tue, Apr 18, 2023 11:00 AM EDT

In this webinar, industry experts will provide an overview of current trends for oral solid dosage forms, highlighting how manufacturing technologies have needed to adapt to meet changing market demands.

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Event Overview:

The pharmaceutical industry is rapidly changing landscape which has resulted in significant shifts and challenges in the manufacturing of oral solid dosage forms, including rising costs, evolving regulations, and technological advancements. To remain competitive, it is essential to adopt efficient manufacturing practices that drive forward production innovation. Manufacturing science is a tool that can bridge the gap between the legacy processes and the expectations of the modern market by flourishing the quality by design philosophy and optimizing R&D.

In this webinar, industry experts will provide a comprehensive overview of the current trends for oral solid dosage forms, highlighting how manufacturing technologies have needed to adapt to meet changing market demands. Discover the power of modeling tools in improving scale-up efficiency and learn why an agile approach to operations is key to balancing capacity with speed.

During the webinar, attendees will gain valuable insights through a series of case studies demonstrating how mathematical and computerized models were utilized to improve scale-up and efficiency in oral solid dose manufacturing.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the opportunities and constraints of mechanistic modeling to create manufacturing processes for pharmaceutical oral solid dosage forms.
  • Learn how these models can be used to optimize manufacturing of small molecule drugs.
  • Discuss real world case studies that illustrate how mechanistic modeling has been applied to fluid bed granulation and tableting to save money and expedite commercial manufacturing.

Featured Speakers:

Rohit Ramachandran, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemical and
Biochemical Engineering
Rutgers University

Dr. Ramachandran is currently Professor at the Dept. of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and the Engineering Research Center of Structured Organic Particulates, at Rutgers University. He received his B.Eng and M.Eng in Chemical Engineering, with a minor in Law, from the National University of Singapore in 2003 and 2005 respectively. This was followed by his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London in 2008. Thereafter he pursued a postdoctoral associate position at the Dept of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 

His current research interests are in modeling, control, optimization, and experimental validation of pharmaceutical and chemical processes. He has published more than 125 peer reviewed journal articles and has presented his work at numerous national and international conferences. He has also been invited to seminars at various universities and industrial companies. His work is supported by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Energy and various industrial sources. He has won several awards such as the NSF Career award for young faculty, NIPTE Young investigator award and the AIChE PD2M award for contributions in drug product development.

Amin Abedini, Ph.D.
Senior Development
Scientist, Product
Development Department

Dr. Amin Abedini is a manufacturing expert with more than 15 years of experiment in a wide variety of industries including machining, industrial lubricants, healthcare planning and scheduling, and oral solid dose drug product manufacturing. He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Operations Research in manufacturing systems and processes. His expertise in the oral solid dose drug product manufacturing includes mathematical and statistical modeling of manufacturing processes, design of experiments, continuous improvement, and automation of development practices.

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