Pharma Focus Asia Magazine

This Healthcare Magazine is the source for a plethora of unique Healthcare articles. Several notable figures in the medical industry, from top med schools and hospitals are featured in the Medical Sciences section, with their expert knowledge of the field.

Foreword

Pharma R&D Data

Integration and analytics

Despite years of efforts drug development continues to be challenging complex costintensive and timeconsuming The pharma RD process requires years of research and huge data gathering Through the whole process from discovery and development to clinical trial a drug developer would have gathered massive data on compounds diseases patient information...

Information Technology

R&D DATA HUB

Breaking Silos to Enable Analytics

Traditionally controlled trials have dominated drug development Increasing focus on rare diseases and access to relevant patients have led to challenges where no single dataset can fulfil all research and development requirements Biopharmaceutical companies need to prioritise their business questions and map them to the appropriate source Construct...

Manufacturing

HPAPI Qualification Testing

Considerations in containment testing

Growing demand for High Potency Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients HPAPI and the rising prevalence of therapy areas such as oncology immunesuppressants and hormonebased products are fuelling the need for high potency handling capabilities As the use of high potency containment systems is rising manufacturers are looking at more innovative containmen...

Pharmaceutical Crystallisation

Emerging process intensification technologies

Solution crystallisation is the formation of a crystalline solid state from a homogeneous solution Different methods exist to create the driving force for crystal nucleation and growth Common crystallisation methods are based on strategies to lower the solubility eg via cooling or the addition of a socalled antisolvent or to increase the solute con...

Drug Concentration Assurance of Continuous Tablet Manufacturing

Advanced process control strategy

Currently pharmaceutical companies are going through a paradigm shift from conventional batch to Continuous Manufacturing CM process integrated with advanced automation and control system In CM Real Time Release Testing RTRT can be facilitated by the development of a highly efficient control system that can monitor and correct process variables in...

Clinical Trials

ManagingClinical TrialAgreements

Clinical trial agreements are an essential GCP document and are integral to achieving clinical trial success They define the legal relationship between sponsors Clinical Research Organisations CRO and sites and establish the rules under which the clinical trial will be conducted There are several key criteria which determine whether A Clinical Tria...

Research & Development

Stem Cell and Gene Delivery

An update

This years the interest in stem cell and genebased therapy showed from industries and spinout companies have been exceptional which reflects the growing confidence in the field grounded on frequently reports of the therapeutic efficacy and the licensing of stem cell and genebased therapies Yet stem cellbased therapy remains in its early stages akin...

Strategy

Statin Drug Interactions and Related Adverse Reactions

Statins are a wellestablished class of drugs for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia with a proven longterm safety profile Statins have been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with or at risk for coronary heart disease Catapano et al Statin use is expanding and approximately per cent of the world popu...

Integrated Drug Development Strategy

The nexus to value-based pricing

The burgeoning costs of healthcare globally are not sustainable The Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development reports that it costs on average US million and years to develop and obtain regulatory approval for a new drug Driving up drug prices is the fact that only per cent of drug candidates entering clinical trials result in an approved dr...

Advancing Production Capabilities to Boost China’s Pharmaceutical Market

The path forward is paved with Industry 4.0 and brand security solutions alongside regulatory change and new infrastructure

China is the second largest pharmaceutical market in the world according to a Top Markets Report on the countrys pharmaceutical industry by the International Trade Administration The same report also forecast the country to grow from US billion in to US billion by However despite the markets sheer size several hurdles line the path in moving

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