June 17, 2021

The Analytical Detective: Understanding Impurities in the Molecule Assessment Process

Colman Byrne, a senior analytical services expert at DSI, describes the molecule assessment process as detective work, in which physical chemists assess different pieces of information to solve a puzzle. Questions that must be answered in the process include: What is the product supposed to be and do?
July 15, 2021

The Analytical Detective: Benefit-Risk Balance and the Analytical Testing Process

In any pharmaceutical development program, there are risk-benefit analyses being done to assist with decision-making processes. Expedited development presents a different balance to a company’s risk-benefit in order to bring a particular molecule forward as quickly as possible because of the potential benefits.
March 23, 2022

API PROCESS VALIDATIONS: A Broadway Analogy by Jim Mencel, PhD

Before the stage is set and the curtain rises for a debut performance, the time-consuming process of putting together a Broadway show is the perfect analogy used by Jim Mencel, Senior Drug Substance Consultant at Design Space InPharmatics, to describe process validation for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) when preparing for filing with the FDA.