Regulatory Focus on Nanomedicines in US and Europe

Jul 1, 2014

Vidhya Sabbella, Valluru Ravi, T. M. Pramod Kumar and K. Sreekanth Reddy, of JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS University, Mysore, give an overview of nanotechnology and its drug delivery system, as well as the regulatory approach for the approval of nanomedicines in the regulated markets like United States and Europe. The use of nanoscale technologies to design novel drug delivery systems and devices is a rapidly developing area that promises breakthrough advances in therapeutics and diagnostics. ...

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Outsourcing Computational Chemistry for Drug Discovery

Jul 1, 2014

Computational chemistry is a highly-skilled scientific field that has delivered proven results for drug discovery, particularly in the areas of lead identification and optimisation. Many companies maintain an in-house team or expert who can perform data analysis and carry out molecular modelling. The trend to outsource is making computational chemistry methods affordable and accessible for smaller research organisations. Dr Martin Slater of Cresset outlines the scientific and business reasons for outsourcing this important drug discovery method. ...

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