Drug Development Archive

At $800 Million, Costly New Drug Developments Demand Consistency

According to information provided in the Congressional Budget Office’s 2006 study, Research and Development in the Pharmaceutical Industry, it costs pharmaceutical companies an average of 12 years and $800 million dollars to create and bring to market a drug that is based on a new molecular entity (NME). In sharp contrast, drugs that are based on

Drug Development

Every pharmaceutical firm prefers medicinal compounds that would be safe and effective when it comes to drug development. These medicines could help to prevent diseases, ease symptoms, slow down the progression of a disease and cure disabling or lethal conditions. Medical compounds are prepared using techniques such as quantitative structure-activity relationship. From this list of

Clinical Trials on tissues of human heart now possible in UK

A UK based new start-up is developing a unique method for testing out the impact of drugs on the cardio-vascular system without resorting to animal testing or through clinical trials of an early-stage human. The company we are talking about is Inocardia, a spin-out from the University of Coventry. Having attracted sufficient funding from the

Low-Cost Genome Sequencing

In Silicon Valley, Moore’s law appears to remained on equivalent balance with the regular laws classified by Isaac Newton. Intel prime supporter Gordon Moore’s notorious perception that registering power has a tendency to twofold — and that its value hence parts — like clockwork has held valid for about 50 years with just minor update.

Why is Good Tablet Design so Important and How to Achieve it?

Detailed design of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical tablets is essential in order to produce robust tablets with bespoke designs. Tablet manufacturers should not overlook tablet design because it is key to the quality of the end product. “With sufficient fore-thought and consideration, most potential tablet making problems can be eliminated at the early stage of design.

Weighing and Dispensing Process and Technology in Pharma Industries

Weighing and dispensing process in pharma industries occupies a high priority position. Over the last decades, increased regulations on the manufacturing processes in pharma manufacturing industries led the focus and result is the advanced technology and stringent policies and frameworks. The pharmaceutical companies can increase the speed and accuracy of their operations with weigh and

Clinical Research: Ethical or Unethical?

Everybody believes that informed consent makes clinical research ethical. However, informed consent is neither necessary nor sufficient for ethical clinical research. Drawing on the basic philosophies underlying major codes, declarations, and other documents relevant to research with human subjects, The aspects which make Clinical Research Ethical: Value: enhancements of health or knowledge must be derived