Recent Articles

July 9, 2015 4:32 pm
Eric S. Langer, president and managing partner at BioPlan Associates
The consistent, rapid growth in the biopharma industry has its downsides that most other industries would envy: chronic inability to hire and retain the right staff.  According to BioPlan Associates’ latest industry study ...
July 9, 2015 4:23 pm
Anil Kane, Ph.D., Executive Director, Global Head of Formulations, Pharmaceutical Development Services, Patheon
Characterizing the physicochemical properties of an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) in a solid state is extremely important in early-stage product development. Understanding these characteristics impacts the choice ...
July 9, 2015 4:15 pm
Thaddeus Wolfram and Jon Lange
The planning and execution of clinical trials is a complex and deliberate process that must account for multiple factors in order to successfully enable the desired scientific outcome. Tactical coordination of finance, operations, IT and quality are necessary....
July 9, 2015 4:05 pm
Jim Lee, Vice President of Product Management, Systech
The ability to track raw material sources before they hit the manufacturing line adds a critical layer of supply chain security. After all, no one wants saw dust turning up in baby powder. What is the difference between validation and qualification?
July 9, 2015 3:55 pm
The U.S. has a drug shortage problem that refuses to go away. Though the FDA has gotten better at stopping new shortages in recent years, the total number of drugs in short supply remains stubbornly high.
July 9, 2015 3:47 pm
Julien Meissonnier, Catalent Pharma Solutions
The Biotech market reached revenues of $172 billion in 2014, which accounts for 23 percent of global pharmaceutical drug revenues, and it is expected to grow to 27 percent by 2020. In a recent drug delivery landscape ...
July 9, 2015 3:36 pm
Editors
As its name would suggest, the American Chemistry Council (ACCs) works with and represents the interests of companies engaged in the global, $812 billion business of chemistry. Many of the businesses housed in the chemical fraternity ...
July 9, 2015 3:26 pm
Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director
Driven by an abundance of high-quality lumber and access to the Grand River for transporting huge quantities of the nature resource, Grand Rapids, MI was the epicenter of U.S. furniture manufacturing in the late 1800s.
June 16, 2015 10:48 am
Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info
Dr. Donna Nelson, the former scientific advisor to the hit-show “Breaking Bad” and president-elect of the American Chemical Society talks Hollywood, making meth, and the most urgent issue facing the chemical industry.
June 10, 2015 12:23 pm
Audrey Borel, PharmD Global Product Manager - Rapid Release Testing Pharma, EMD Millipore; Bodo Holtkamp, Biotest AG, GBU Mikrobiologie; Gabriele Schmitz, Biotest AG, GBU Mikrobiologie; Thomas Hartung, Johns Hopkins University, Center for Alternatives
When present in pharmaceutical products, pyrogenic substances can prove harmful to humans by causing life threatening fevers. Therefore, testing of pharmaceutical products for pyrogens is critical to ensure patient safety.
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