In this article, Liz Thorn, Senior Consultant, Diagnostics at Team Consulting, explores the various in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) techniques available and where they are best applied in the context of influenza and COVID-19.
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Vaccine-induced prothrombotic immune thrombocytopenia: pathogenetic and epidemiological issues of concern
Giovanni Di Guardo, DVM, Dipl. ECVP, retired Veterinary Pathologist, discusses the association between adenoviral vector COVID-19 vaccines and rare blood clots, outlining four areas warranting further research.
The UK’s National Security and Investment Bill: a new paradigm for investment, M&A and licensing for life sciences companies
Rebecca Le Flufy, Ross McNaughton and Adrian Toutoungi from Taylor Wessing LLP review the potential impacts of the UK’s National Security and Investment Bill on the life sciences industry and how it could influence future deals.
In this article, Rich Quelch, Global head of marketing at Origin, discusses how the UK’s pharmaceutical supply chain could be adapted to increase its resilience to future disruptions and the challenges in doing so.
In this article, learn from GlaxoSmithKline’s and ViiV Healthcare’s team as they discuss the key elements that enabled them to build and set up a dedicated manufacturing facility for Rukobia in only 15 months.
Biopharmaceuticals have transformed the patient care landscape, but alongside this step change in treatment capability comes the need for a similar paradigm shift in manufacturing capability. Here, Maik W Jornitz, President & CEO of G-CON Manufacturing Inc. highlights how cleanroom infrastructure must develop to keep pace with ever evolving industry needs.
In the arsenal of approved small molecule drugs, effective, genetically-targeted therapies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases are conspicuously scarce. ImmunoMolecular Therapeutics (IM Therapeutics) has developed a paradigm for the discovery and development of new molecular entities as a broad platform for blocking genetic targets that confer risk of disease development…
The dedication of the science community and healthcare workers in the fight against COVID-19 has been unwavering and justly praised. Yet logistics workers and the industries that support it have also achieved tremendous feats to support the resulting aid. Here, Zoe McLernon, Multimodal Policy Manager at Logistics UK, highlights the…
Information is king – and real-time data regarding material stock movements is essential for effective inventory management. Here, Mostafa Eissa from Cairo University demonstrates the use of statistical processing control techniques for monitoring material mobility and how this could benefit the pharma industry.
The importance of analytical balances in laboratory operations demands that they be fit for purpose over the operating range and acceptance criteria specified in the laboratory user requirements specification. In this article, Bob McDowall, Director of R D McDowall Limited, discusses the regulatory requirements for analytical balances operating in GMP…
Nanoparticles for drug delivery: next-generation biological drugs to treat inflammatory bowel diseases
Nanoparticles offer a promising alternative to conventional drug delivery that allow for more precise targeting and controlled release. Here, Dr Fabrice Navarro discusses the benefits of these nanocarriers and their potential as a therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs).
Nelson Labs is the leading global extractables and leachables lab testing platform, in this guide find out about their other services and how, from development to delivery, they can help get your products to market.
In this in-depth focus, discover why testing for heavy metal contaminants in cannabis vaping aerosols is a pressing need, how using trending charts to monitor inventory movements could benefit pharma, the regulatory requirements for analytical balances operating in GMP and GLP laboratories and the different HPLC methods available for oligonucleotide analysis.
Oligonucleotides are diverse in nature, with a wide range of applications. Here, Dr Anastassia Kanavarioti and Dr Sandra Rontree explore the challenges of oligonucleotide analysis in the life sciences sector and outline the different HPLC methods available for the job.
In light of the increased popularity of cannabis vaping in the United States, new regulations in the state of Colorado assert the need to test for heavy metal contaminants. Here, Robert Thomas explains the reasons for this pressing need and the challenges it presents.