Pulmonary & Nasal Delivery
Issue No #74
April 10th, 2017
Inside the magazine
WHAT IS QUALITY BY DESIGN AND WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?
Proveris Scientific explains quality by design (QbD), a scientific approach that formalises product design, automates manual testing, and streamlines troubleshooting.
THE IMPORTANCE OF SPRING AND STAMPING QUALITY IN INHALER SAFETY
Frank Reiss and Bergdis Sigurdardottir explain how medical competence in spring and stamping manufacturing may prove critical for the developers of inhalers.
Dr Karlheinz Seyfang
INNOVATIVE NASAL APPLICATION REQUIRES INNOVATIVE FILLING TECHNOLOGY
Karlheinz Seyfang discusses the development of a system for the nasal delivery of a thixotropic gel formulation, from the design of the system through to the production line.
TRAINING DEVICE OPPORTUNITIES
Joe Reynolds outlines the increasing range of options available for helping patients learn how to use their devices correctly and maximise the effectiveness of their treatments.
DIMITRI GRASSWILL, NEMERA
Dimitri Grasswill speaks with ONdrugDelivery Magazine, in the context of the changing market and technology around inhalation devices.
PRODUCT SHOWCASE: APTAR PHARMA’S MDI eDOSE COUNTER
Aptar Pharma, will unveil its latest innovation, the eDose Counter for metered dose inhalers (MDIs), at the RDD Europe scientific conference in Antibes, France, on April 25-28, 2017.
DOSE COUNTERS & INDICATORS – MEETING A REAL PATIENT NEED
Inga Meyerand Kyle Wilson explain how their dose counter-enabled inhaler development work has led to the production of a system that accurately indicates the end of life of a device.
Dr S Mohan Mohanraj
CONTROLLED-RELEASE SYSTEMS FOR PROTEINS & PEPTIDES
S Mohan Mohanraj and Meier Kende discuss development of a viable intranasal microsphere-based delivery system and how it delivers a recombinant anthrax vaccine via two-dose immunisation.
BILL WELCH, PHILIPS-MEDISIZE
Mr Welch gives ONdrugDelivery Magazine an exclusive preview of Phillips-Medisize’s forthcoming workshop, “Realizing the Benefits of Connected Health in Respiratory Drug Delivery”.
Dr Filipa Maia
INTEGRATED DESIGN SPACE TO DEVELOP BETTER DPI FORMULATIONS
Filipa Maia and Maria Palha report a study whose objective was to establish relationships between blend rheology, product performance and capsule filling process efficiency.
Dr Philip Kuehl
ISAM - International Society of Aerosols in Medicine
THE 21ST INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR AEROSOLS IN MEDICINE CONGRESS
The International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM) is a scientific society focused on all areas of aerosols including health effects of aerosols and pulmonary drug delivery.
ASSURE INHALER SAFETY & PERFORMANCE: POLYMERS, COLOUR & ADDITIVES
Stephen J Duckworth describes some of the application of polymer colourants and additives in respiratory drug delivery devices, highlighting the strict regulatory environment.
PRODUCT SHOWCASE: BIOCORP’S INSPAIR
Inspair™ is a sensing technology able to measure inhalation metrics and therefore provide an accurate insight into actual doses consumed.
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