Pharmaceutical Engineering & Drug Delivery

CEP: News Update

September
2018
News Update
Underwater Device Captures Deep Sea Creatures Engineers at Harvard Univ. have developed a 12-sided self-folding device capable of capturing creatures from the darkest depths of the ocean, an innovation that has the potential to revolutionize our...

May 2018 CEP Preview

May 18, 2018

This month, brush up on the essentials of continuous evaporation, learn new uses for hydrofoil impellers, enjoy the special section on translational medicine, and more.

Designing Drug Delivery Systems for Articular Joints

May
2018
SBE Special Section
Brett C. Geiger, Alan J. Grodzinsky, Paula Hammond
No disease-modifying drug exists for osteoarthritis due to poor drug delivery within joints. Engineered biomaterials could address this challenge by improving the duration and targeting of therapies.

CEP: News Update

March
2018
News Update
Vaccine Boosts Immune System Response to Cancer Cancer can be difficult to treat because its highly proliferative cells spread throughout the body, effectively evading the immune system’s surveillance. One opportunity that scientists are pursuing...

On the Modeling of Oral Drug Delivery

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
November 1, 2012
On the Modeling of Oral Drug Delivery Naresh Pavurala, Luke E.K Achenie Department of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State...

Modelling of a Filter Drying Process

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
October 29, 2012
Filter drying, also referred to as vacuum contact drying, is a process widely used in the pharmaceutical industry to remove water or organic solvents...

QbD In Dry Powder Inhaler Development

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
October 19, 2011
Summary Developing products comprising un-bound fine cohesive powders throws up significant challenges. Dry powder inhalers present a prime example...

Managing Uncertainty In Design Space

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
October 19, 2011
Design of experiments, followed by numeric and graphical optimization, is frequently used by engineers to optimize a process, and to define a design...

Quality by Design for DPIs -A Regulatory Perspective

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
October 19, 2011
Inhalation Powders have become an important dosage form in developing products for delivery to the lungs. Since the approval of the first DPI in the...
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