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  • Lean Approaches in Bioprocessing to Help Minimize Variability in Production Yields

    … upstream and downstream ends of a process and this is frequently due to poor operational control. As a result, throughput falls due to the failures and extra “belt and braces” measures are often applied to “make sure” that the failures don’t re-occur. This has the effect of increasing the cycle time and reducing productivity. A better strategy is to take a holistic approach and identify the roots causes and then make appropriate changes to prevent re-occurrence. Simple in concept but …

  • Diabetes Trends Until 2025

    … inhibitors, and combination medications. Presently, cases of diabetes are growing all over the world at a very fast pace.  The causes for this incidence are several, among which we can name:  increased life expectancy, inactive lifestyles, and rising rate of obesity. The majority of developed and developing countries worldwide suffer from these three factors, and this is why diabetes is becoming an epidemic. In Brazil, the diabetes drug market is permanently showing a double-digit growth …

  • Advances in Pediatric Personalized Medicine Are Highlighted at Unique International Conference

    … programs being run at the Children’s Mercy, which tackle significant patient challenges like: -Applying genomic strategies to improve the safety and efficiency of medications employed to treat cancer in children. -Improving the effectiveness and benefit/risk percentage of a common therapeutic agent in treating Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, where inter-patient inconsistency causes 40% of the patients to fail to see results. -Revealing genetic and developmental factors that contribute to …

  • Advances in Chikungunya Virus DNA Vaccine

    A leader in vaccine design, development, and distribution, Inovio Biomedical Corporation, informed that its SynCon™ Chikungunya virus DNA vaccine generated protective neutralizing antibody responses in a monkey model. The Chikungunya virus is a new alpha virus carried by mosquitoes that originated in tropical Africa and Asia.  It has been known to have an infection rate of up to 45%.  Although not life threatening, this virus causes acute human morbidity, presenting serious fever and …

  • Ensuring QC for Laboratory Operations

    … ensure the product is free from contamination and deterioration.  Reference material must be completely characterized and documented, well-stored, secured, and used during testing. 7.    The training All personnel must be highly-qualified and experienced to perform the job.  General as well as functional training must be validated.training should include a thorough knowledge of cGMP practices. 8.    The laboratory investigations These should identify the causes of a problem, and should …