The mAb tislelizumab has been granted approval from Chinese authorities, making Boehringer Ingelheim Biopharmaceuticals the first MAH under the new system.
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Mergers and acquisitions in any market can define the landscape for its players. In this article, Emma Danks of Taylor Wessing reflects on recent M&A activity in the biopharmaceutical industry, highlighting influencing trends and what this might mean for the future.
Characterisation and quality control of proteinbased biotherapeutics has historically been a lengthy and challenging process due to their complexity and inherent heterogeneity.
In this issue are articles that explore the impact of M&As within the life science industry, discuss the security trends for medicinal packaging and investigate genotoxic impurities within pharmaceutical products. Also included are features on nanobot drug delivery systems and Raman as an effective analytical approach.
Developing a stable therapeutic protein formulation requires an intimate knowledge of the protein and its physical and chemical properties. In this article, Bernardo Perez-Ramirez and Robert Simler discuss the thermodynamic consequences that low temperature can have on the aggregation tendencies of a protein.
Some pharmaceutical manufacturers can struggle to keep microorganisms away from their facilities, which sometimes goes unnoticed until it is too late. While there are numerous threatening microorganisms, this article focuses on some of the most troublesome, highlighting the hazards they pose and analysing how manufacturers can prevent microbial contamination in…
At CPhI (Frankfurt, November 5-7 2019), Telstar will be promoting the latest solutions in isolation technology systems, sterilisation and pharmaceutical freeze-drying applications, designed to ensure an aseptic and efficient production of pharmaceutical processes.
According to research from the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, the country’s pharma sector has capacity to grow. This article investigates some of the goals, challenges and proposals the report sets out for the industry.
Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) has been one of the most widely used techniques to characterise the temperature stability of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) and provide important information in formulation optimisation. However, despite its widespread use, not all the information contained in DSC data, especially denaturation kinetics, is routinely extracted. In this…
This issue includes an investigation into the potential for continuous production lines in biopharma, information on new guidance released by China on their regulatory processes and an assessment of the FMD to improve the drug supply chain. Also within the issue are articles on nanomedicine development, monoclonal antibodies and pharmaceutical…
This series investigates cannabinoids and pharmaceutical interest with industry experts explaining the position of the ingredient. In this second piece, we discuss the challenges, legal implications and perceptions of cannabinoids.