- Focus - 11.06.2019

4 injection methods, 4 levels of action

Intradermal injection is generally used during vaccination or allergy sensitivity tests. It is performed using a short needle around 1.5 centimeters l...

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- Focus - 11.06.2019

LASA drugs under high surveillance

The greater the number of steps involved in preparing a drug, the higher the risks. This is the case for injectables which have a wide range of applic...

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- Focus - 05.12.2018

The surge in pediatric research

“We need to stop groping in the dark when it comes to pediatric drugs. Children are suffering and dying from diseases that we can treat, and yet...

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- Focus - 04.12.2018

Marketing Authorization (MA)

Following several years of development,¹ medicines are subjected to pre-clinical and clinical trials. These trials determine how well the body tolerat...

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- Focus - 30.03.2018

Injectables: slow but certain development

When treating a pathology, the choice of medicine and its galenic form¹ is governed by the patient’s state of health and the desired administrat...

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- Focus - 19.12.2016

Natural killer cells to treat leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is caused by the blood stem cell dysfunction. As they develop, the pathological stem cells turn into immature cells, call...

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- Focus - 19.12.2016

Reprograming human body cells – from dream to reality

From dream to reality In 2006, Shinya Yamanaka’s discovery stunned the scientific world and earned him the Nobel Prize in Medicine 6 years later. He f...

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- Focus - 19.12.2016

Stem cells: 50 years of discovery and progress

The hundreds of millions of cells that make up the human body are very diverse. Skin, blood, liver, and even nerve cells – there are no fewer th...

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- Focus - 05.04.2016

Outsourcing and packaging of IV drugs in flexible bags

From production to release of the finished product, CMOs offer their expertise throughout the manufacturing process of an injectable medicine. The pac...

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- Focus - 05.04.2016

The rise of pharmaceutical outsourcing

Pharmaceutical contract manufacturing first appeared in the 1980s and was for a long time confined to an “emergency” role. There were various reasons ...

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