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Spring 2012 ACS National Exposition

It looks like I’ll be in Europe while this one is going on. This looks like a great Expo. Oh well, next time… San Diego Convention Center Dates: March 25-29, 2012 Location: San Diego, California, USA Theme: Chemistry of Life ACS’ 243rd National Meeting & Exposition will host more than 11,700 presentations on new discoveries […]

FDA biosimilar guidance permits alternative drug delivery devices

“The FDA has said biosimilars can use different drug delivery devices than their reference products in its long-awaited guidance… more ” According to Wikipedia… “Unlike the more common small-molecule drugs, biologics generally exhibit high molecular complexity, and may be quite sensitive to changes in manufacturing processes. Follow-on manufacturers do not have access to the originator’s […]

A new roadmap for biopharmaceutical drug product development

“Quality by design (QbD) is a science- and risk-based approach to drug product development. Although pharmaceutical companies have historically used many of the same principles during development, this knowledge was not always formally captured or proactively submitted to regulators. In recent years, the US Food and Drug Administration has also recognized the need for more […]

Scripps Research study challenges conventional theory of modern drug design

Scripps Research study challenges conventional theory of modern drug design. “Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have uncovered new evidence that challenges the current theory about a process key to the way modern drugs are designed and how they work in the human body.”

Biopharma leaders to reveal successful strategies for China, India at the PharmAsia Summit

Biopharma leaders to reveal successful strategies for China, India at the PharmAsia Summit. “San Francisco, Calif., 13 October, 2010 – Elsevier Business Intelligence, publisher of PharmAsia News, IN VIVO and “The Pink Sheet,” today announced the agenda for Windhover’s 2nd PharmAsia Summit (Oct. 25-26). This year’s Summit will bring top biopharma leaders from Asia and […]

Scientist develops new, innovative methods for characterizing proteins

Scientist develops new, innovative methods for characterizing proteins. “Using a combination of high-powered computers and advanced experimental magnetic resonance data, a Florida State University biophysical chemist has developed techniques that improve the way scientists can study and predict the structure and dynamics of proteins found in the human body. His innovations could ultimately shorten the […]

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