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Raman spectroscopy has numerous applications in the pharmaceutical industry, ranging from verification of raw materials to quality control of products. This article explores how researchers are using the technique to aid our understanding of SARS-CoV-2, potentially improving detection speed and methods of analysis.
The Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator reports that new agreements have made millions of rapid COVID-19 antigen tests available to low and middle-income countries.
In this article Pramod Kumar, a Senior Research Analyst (Healthcare) at P&S Intelligence, explores how single-cell analysis techniques are used for both pharmaceutical R&D and clinical, diagnostic applications.
Scientists unveil their model, which other researchers can use to test the injectability of their drug delivering microparticle designs in silico.
Repurposing existing drugs can be attractive as the process is often less risky, more cost effective and can be undertaken in less time. This article discusses the logic behind drug repurposing and the approaches that are currently being explored.
Case study: Better, faster method development at Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Combining advanced hardware and software with a scientific strategy significantly improves the time and quality of method development for impurity identification.
Researchers reveal their experimental test can detect the presence of COVID-19 RNA in a sample in 10 minutes, and in a way that does not require trained personnel to interpret.
Developing new vaccines to fight emerging diseases is an ongoing fight and ensuring they are pure is vital to patients’ health and safety.
A team have developed a biosensor with high specificity and sensitivity for COVID-19 that could be used in hospitals, train stations or laboratories to detect SARS-CoV-2.
The institute has paused cancer research and repurposed its laboratories and scientists to provide a rapid COVID-19 testing facility for NHS staff and other key workers.
A study has suggested that while funding for artificial intelligence in pharma was $5.2bn in 2019, overall investment is slowing.
Article: Fast HPLC using fused-core particle technology for rapid screening of pharmaceutical compounds
HPLC is critical to the discovery, development and eventual commercialization of pharmaceutical products. HPLC is the benchmark analytical method in the pharmaceutical industry due to its ability to score such high marks in analytical validation characteristics; including accuracy, precision, limit of detection, specificity, linearity and range, and ruggedness.