Ensuring thermodynamic stability of amorphous solid dispersions by predicting drug-polymer solubility

25 November 2015 in Research Highlights 104 hits

The potential of amorphous solid dispersions to improve the solubility, dissolution rate and bioavailability of poorly water soluble drugs is…

Downstream processing of a co-amorphous drug-amino acid formulation

18 November 2015 in Research Highlights 269 hits

For the first time, an appropriate solid dosage form was developed for a co-amorphous drug-amino acid formulation, demonstrating the high…

Beyond Traditional Disintegration Testing

17 June 2015 in Research Highlights 3684 hits

We have developed a new technique to better understand what happens to the microstructure inside a tablet during rapid disintegration.

Improved Process Understanding of Tablet Film Coating

08 October 2014 in Research Highlights 8395 hits

Background Terahertz pulsed imaging (TPI) was first introduced in 2007 to non-destructively measure the coating thickness of pharmaceutical tablets. Ever…

Effect of Compression on Local and Segmental Mobility of PVPVA: Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy Study

11 September 2014 in Research Highlights 8110 hits

Background The mechanism of plastic deformation in amorphous polymers is still obscure due to lack of experimental techniques to probe…

Nanocrystals - from fast dissolution and improved solubility to controlled release applications

02 July 2014 in Research Highlights 8255 hits

Problems related to low oral bioavailability due to poor solubility of new drug candidates are an increasing challenge in pharmaceutical…

Injection Molding as an Hot Melt Extrusion Downstream Process

28 May 2014 in Research Highlights 9577 hits

Introduction Over the last years, hot melt extrusion (HME) has attracted significant interest in the pharmaceutical industry. HME is performed…

Taste-Masking for Paediatric Medicines

15 November 2013 in Research Highlights 14087 hits

Introduction Following the implantation of European regulation with respect to medicinal products for paediatric use, scientist community has to speed…

Classification and quantification of API in counterfeit pharmaceuticals via Raman spectroscopy

10 November 2013 in Research Highlights 14286 hits

Background Counterfeit medicines have become an increasing issue worldwide, affecting both developing and developed countries. The presence of counterfeit medicines…