Special Report – How to Ensure the Proper Behaviour of Excipients and their Best Possible Use

Dec 17, 2014

As in recent years excipients have proved to be anything but “inert”, ensuring the proper behaviour of excipients in the various phases of the industrial production process has become one of the missions of the pharmaceutical Application Development Centres in France, the USA and China. Cecilia Stroe, Editor of IPI, takes you to Lestrem, France, to the high-technology pharmaceutical Application Development Centre recently inaugurated by Roquette Group, a key supplier of excipients and active ingredients globally. ...

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The Expanding Role of MRI in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Dec 17, 2014

With ever-increasing pressure on drug development pipelines and a growing need to demonstrate convincing mechanisms of action as a part of the registration process for new drugs, innovative methods are being sought that can streamline the traditional drug development process. Matt Wall of Imanova proves that imaging methods have a substantial potential to impact the development and clinical trials process at several stages, and have begun to be used as a method of bolstering the uptake and marketing of already-marketed compounds. ...

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