BioPharm International-08-01-2018

Biopharma seeks alternatives that meet the needs for next-gen biologic drug production.

From the Editor

August 01, 2018

Frustrated by slow market adoption, Gottlieb maps out new plan for biosimilar competition.

More complex biologic samples must be evaluated to ever higher levels of specificity and sensitivity.

Materials in contact with a drug must be fully characterized to ensure they do not negatively affect the safety and efficacy of the product.

The type of product, the packaging materials being used, and the process and materials used to manufacture the product will determine when E&L data should be submitted to regulators, says Susan J. Schniepp, executive vice-president, Post-approval Pharmaceuticals and distinguished fellow at Regulatory Compliance Associates.

Features

August 01, 2018

The changing regulatory and manufacturing environment is ushering in a new approach to drug development.

Cover Story

August 01, 2018

The quality of the cell lines used to manufacture biopharmaceuticals are crucial for the production of high-quality, stable biopharmaceuticals.

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The agency is asking firms to discuss internal quality metrics efforts as part of the approval process for new medical products.