Rikke Lindhardt at Gerresheimer explains how constant focus on children safety and prevention of serious accidents seems to play a crucial role when choosing primary plastic pharmaceutical packaging.
Recent Advances in Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: Pharmaceutical, Forensic and Biomedical Applications
Iqbal T Shadi from Imperial College London NHLI and Roy Goodacre, Professor of Biological Chemistry at University of Manchester, explore how Raman spectroscopy has advanced in recent years, and how its use in both industry and academia has increased significantly and is redrawing the landscape in many fields, such as biomedical and pharmaceutical R&D.
Harry Abts at Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH provides an overview of why the oxygen and pH kinetics give valuable information about culture quality and efficiency. The SDR SensorDish Reader allows precise, non-invasive analysis of the process parameters dissolved oxygen (DO) and pH in cell culture.
The objective of this study by Jennifer Ammerman, Chaoyang Huang, Daniel Wright at MPI Research was to validate a bioanalytical method for the quantitation of potassium in human urine samples obtained from clinical studies; with patients dosed with potassium chloride in support of required bioequivalence studies.
Personalised medicine is not yet fully implemented in healthcare developments and the reasons might be scientific, technological, financial, regulatory or ethical. Thibault Helleputte at DNAlytics outlines recent trends regarding them and discusses the observation that relates to data science – or the lack of it – in current practice.
Vikki Brandi at Quintiles discusses key methodological, practical and ethical issues in the conduct of CF clinical trials with a focus on site identification, feasibility and clinical research studies.