Seminar on Validation and Troubleshooting of Pharmaceutical Water Systems

 Description: This course is designed to provide a microbiology-focused education about all aspects of water systems and how biofilm manages to thrive there. Prior microbiological education or training, though a plus, is not a requirement because engineers and other non-biologists also need this training if they are involved with any aspect of water systems. The […]

Thousands of drugs at risk if no Brexit deal, European pharmaceutical companies warn

Brexit threatens the free flow of these goods, given stringent medicine regulations that may require the retesting of drugs shipped across borders in the absence of an agreed trading arrangement. Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, European pharmaceutical companies warned on […]

RPS says pharmacists must always be present in pharmacies

The three RPS national boards have jointly called for legal guarantees that a pharmacist will always undertake a clinical assessment or check, and that there must be no legal loopholes that can bypass this requirement. Source: Alamy.com The leaked document, prepared by a working group of the Department of Health’s Rebalancing Medicines Legislation and Pharmacy […]

Gottlieb Targets Drug Development Costs, Clinical Development Efficiencies

Posted 11 September 2017 By Zachary Brennan FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Monday explained to attendees of RAPS’ Regulatory Convergence conference some steps FDA is taking to make the clinical end of drug development more efficient and effective. Opening with a discussion of the ways in which the gap of time between the discovery of […]

Pharmaceutical companies gave $12m to doctors, nurses and pharmacists

Pharmaceutical companies gave Australian doctors, nurses and pharmacists almost $12m in fees and expenses to attend conferences and give talks between November 2016 and April 2017. The payments comprised more than $6.5m for travel expenses and accommodation; more than $4.2m in speaking and consultancy fees; and more than $700,000 to cover registration at medical conferences […]

CURE Pharmaceutical Launches New Academic Partnership Program Providing the Company’s Proprietary CureFilm™ for More Humane and Effective Animal Research

OXNARD, Calif., Sept. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CURE Pharmaceutical (OTCQB:CURR), (“CURE”), a leading disruptive drug delivery technology company, today announced the launch of a new academic partnership program, CureDotsTM. Under the CureDotsTMprogram, academic institutions may access the Company’s patented, multilayer oral thin film (OTF), CureFilm Oral™, for more humane and effective animal research and testing. CureDotsTM are punch-hole […]

US pharmaceutical company expands Dublin presence

PTC Therapeutics, a US pharmaceutical company, plans to expand its European headquarters in Dublin to 40 staff. The Dublin site of the company is responsible for finance, quality assurance, legal and a raft of other back office roles. “We currently employ 30 people in the Dublin office and this will increase to a total of 40 […]

Understanding the FDA’s GMP Expectations for Phase I and First-in-Man Clinical Trials

The establishment of the initial safety of a drug is the primary reason for which early clinical trials are conducted. Phase I of drug development consists of: o  Research and drug discovery o  Preclinical development, of which initial IND, or first in humans (also called first in man), is part o  Clinical development, which consists of Phase I, […]