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Where Will it End?
Mike Auerbach, Editor In Chief
I am grateful for many things in my life. But
one thing that I just added to my list, and
never considered before, is that I don’t have
to figure out the shopping habits of American consumers.
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The Path to Optimized Drug Production
Nancy Berg, President and CEO, ISPE
There are many steps that pharmaceutical manufacturers
must take to grow their lab scale operations to commercial
drug production – but there is plenty of room for error
along the way.
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Becoming Part of
Pharma’s Playing Field
Girish Malhotra, PE; President,
In recent years genetic testing has been introduced
(23andme, Navigenics, deCODE and others). It has caused a
bit of for and against uproar. Information from this testing
could be used for changing the lifestyle that could avert
diseases one might encounter with age or even could be
used for personalized medicine.
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Trends in High Tox Manufacturing
Mark Butler, Vince Cebular, Sam Halaby, George Petroka,
Thomas Woody; Integrated Project Services, Inc.
Over the last few years, there has been a rising demand for
targeted therapies with high potency compounds such as high
potency active pharmaceutical ingredients and certain cytotoxic
drugs. Oncology appears to be the leading domain for these
products and increased use in the treatment of certain cancer
indications has gained much attention due to the low dosage
requirements and lower side effects.
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A Tale of Two Cities
Mike Auerbach, Editor In Chief
SAFC, a global company that supplies
a multitude of services to the biopharm/pharmaceutical industry has
recently opened a new Dry Powder
Media (DPM ) manufacturing facility
in Irvine, Scotland to complement
their Lenexa, KS DPM facility. By doing
so SAFC has shown their commitment to their customers and
this growing segment of the pharmaceutical industry.
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To Reveal Security
After promising not to withhold government information
over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration
has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that
could shed light on the security of the government's health
care website because doing so could "potentially" allow hackers to break in.
"No website discloses security specifics and to ask for
anything more than that is stupidly looking for needlessly
The important thing is web security not how it is
achieved. Ask any business and you'll get the same no-re-sponse reply.
You can ask your own State if they're secure...the
Governor you ask is probably up for re-election and will
probably promise to look into it not that it will mean anything regarding real security."
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New Flu Drug Effective, Study Finds
Researchers say a new flu drug called Peramivir is safe and
effective in treating patients..
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