Aseptic Processing: Maintaining Sterility in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

In 2019, drug manufacturer Genzyme was thought to have lost up to $300m in revenue due to plant shutdown after product contamination. Ensuring appropriate aseptic practices are followed can mean the difference between efficient manufacturing operations and the shutting down...

4 days ago
Oncology,Biomanufacturing

Aseptic Processing: Maintaining Sterility in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

In 2019, drug manufacturer Genzyme was thought to have lost up to $300m in revenue due to plant shutdown after product contamination. Ensuring appropriate aseptic practices are followed can mean the difference between efficient manufacturing operations and the shutting down...

4 days ago

Emerging Therapeutics in Translational Medicine: Nanotechnology

Hear from some of the industry leaders including David Cook, Chief Scientific Officer, Blueberry Therapeutics who will be providing his expertise in leading a discussion on using translational research techniques to improve drug development. To discuss these innovations and more with...

2 weeks ago
Bioinformatics,Biomanufacturing,Biology,News

Emerging Therapeutics in Translational Medicine: Nanotechnology

Hear from some of the industry leaders including David Cook, Chief Scientific Officer, Blueberry Therapeutics who will be providing his expertise in leading a discussion on using translational research techniques to improve drug development. To discuss these innovations and more with...

2 weeks ago

How Has COVID Affected Pharmaceutical Manufacturing?

In 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic threw the world into turmoil. The pharmaceutical industry needed to adapt rapidly to meet an increased demand, shifting clinical trials to virtual platforms and of course looking to accelerate COVID vaccine approval. It has become...

4 weeks ago
Biomanufacturing,Biology,News

How Has COVID Affected Pharmaceutical Manufacturing?

In 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic threw the world into turmoil. The pharmaceutical industry needed to adapt rapidly to meet an increased demand, shifting clinical trials to virtual platforms and of course looking to accelerate COVID vaccine approval. It has become...

4 weeks ago

A Review of CGT: Viral and Non-Viral Approaches

Cell and gene therapies have remained at the forefront of biomedical research for the last decade. While the mechanisms of these therapies differ, both approaches have shown potential across a range of conditions to alleviate symptoms or potentially cure the...

4 weeks ago
R&D,Bioprocess,CGT,Biology,News

A Review of CGT: Viral and Non-Viral Approaches

Cell and gene therapies have remained at the forefront of biomedical research for the last decade. While the mechanisms of these therapies differ, both approaches have shown potential across a range of conditions to alleviate symptoms or potentially cure the...

4 weeks ago

Future Trends for Pharma and Life Sciences 2021

Given the considerable seismic shifts occurring in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors recently, it is no surprise that the major trends and investments of 2021 have seen a similar change in focus. Alzheimer’s Disease, genome editing and cellular therapy...

4 weeks ago
Oncology,R&D,CGT,Precision and Personalised Medicine,Biology,News

Future Trends for Pharma and Life Sciences 2021

Given the considerable seismic shifts occurring in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors recently, it is no surprise that the major trends and investments of 2021 have seen a similar change in focus. Alzheimer’s Disease, genome editing and cellular therapy...

4 weeks ago

Optimising The Manufacturing Process of Drug Development to Meet Demand

Over the last decade, biopharmaceutical manufacturing has needed to evolve rapidly to keep up with clinical demand for products. Innovations in recent years have seen production increase output quantities in a shorter period of time. Adaptations to production including single-use...

1 month ago
Bioprocess,Biomanufacturing,Biology,News

Optimising The Manufacturing Process of Drug Development to Meet Demand

Over the last decade, biopharmaceutical manufacturing has needed to evolve rapidly to keep up with clinical demand for products. Innovations in recent years have seen production increase output quantities in a shorter period of time. Adaptations to production including single-use...

1 month ago

Predicting Drug Toxicity: Challenges and Innovations

Failure to reach the desired safety profile is one of the main reasons for delayed drug development. Advancements in preclinical studies have seen the optimisation of in vitro assays to better predict toxicity in drug discovery. Computational methods like in...

1 month ago
Pharmacovigilance,Biomanufacturing,Biology,News

Predicting Drug Toxicity: Challenges and Innovations

Failure to reach the desired safety profile is one of the main reasons for delayed drug development. Advancements in preclinical studies have seen the optimisation of in vitro assays to better predict toxicity in drug discovery. Computational methods like in...

1 month ago

Weekly News Round-up – 1/4/21

In the news this week, GSK agrees to support NOVAVAX vaccine production to meet UK targets. In other news, Amgen Inc. confirms its agreement to acquire Rodeo Therapeutics, and COVID-19 vaccine production is boosted by expansions in production with BioNtech...

2 months ago
R&D,Biomanufacturing,Clinical Operations,Weekly Roundups,Biology

Weekly News Round-up – 1/4/21

In the news this week, GSK agrees to support NOVAVAX vaccine production to meet UK targets. In other news, Amgen Inc. confirms its agreement to acquire Rodeo Therapeutics, and COVID-19 vaccine production is boosted by expansions in production with BioNtech...

2 months ago

Weekly News Round-Up – 26/3/21

In the news this week, reports urge pharmaceutical companies to exploit the benefits of synthetic data in clinical trials. In other news, FDA fears over the safety of tanezumab compromises approval for the Pfizer/Lilly pain drug, and the COSMIC database...

3 months ago
R&D,Bioprocess,Clinical Development,Weekly Roundups,Biology

Weekly News Round-Up – 26/3/21

In the news this week, reports urge pharmaceutical companies to exploit the benefits of synthetic data in clinical trials. In other news, FDA fears over the safety of tanezumab compromises approval for the Pfizer/Lilly pain drug, and the COSMIC database...

3 months ago

Plant-Derived Vaccines Versus COVID-19

Despite success with the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out, ever-increasing demand across the world continues to put pressure on vaccine manufacturing and supply chains. Recent developments in plant-derived vaccines, however, offer a potential solution. GSK is one company currently implementing phase III...

3 months ago
R&D,Biomanufacturing,Clinical Development,News

Plant-Derived Vaccines Versus COVID-19

Despite success with the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out, ever-increasing demand across the world continues to put pressure on vaccine manufacturing and supply chains. Recent developments in plant-derived vaccines, however, offer a potential solution. GSK is one company currently implementing phase III...

3 months ago