In Vivo Measurement of Human Skin Penetration: Alternatives for Measurement of Cutaneous Bioavailability

Dr. Betsy Hughes Formella of Bioskin GmbH explains why the development and validation of appropriate methodologies to determine the rate and extent to which a topically applied drug reaches its site of action within the skin is one of the biggest challenges in dermatological research today.

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Dr Patricia Lobo – Editor of IPI & Managing Director of LifeSciences Business Consulting speaks with Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice-President and Minister of Walloon Economy

The development of scientific excellence translate into accompaniment of R&D project-holders during calls launched by the Walloon region. These R&D projects bring togethet at least two operators from the industrial sector and two partners from the academic world.

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Balancing Innovation and Risk in the US Medical Device Industry – Current Situation and Challenges Ahead

In this observational study of the US medical device industry Saurabh Awasthi and Nikhil Bhanagar of Kinapse explain that while focus on innovative research and development (R&D) should be the top priority of device companies, the industry also needs to reassess their strategic focus while streamlining their regulatory and clinical operations.

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