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Collaborative work on the development of a novel drug delivery system involving a team at Queen’s University Belfast may offer hope to reducing rates of HIV infection in those that are at high risk, it has been announced. more

19 Feb 2018 12:46 News

We sit down with Dirk Leister, technical marketing manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific, to find out more about hot melt extrusion and the company’s new automated, integrated system designed for continuous production of drug implants. more

8 Feb 2018 10:00 Opinion

Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. more

2 Feb 2018 15:00 News

A miniature robot inspired by insects and jellyfish has been developed by scientists that can traverse complex environments to potentially deliver drugs to targeted regions or find use in minimally-invasive surgical procedures. more

30 Jan 2018 12:02 Technology

Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. more

26 Jan 2018 15:48 News

As we get set for Pharmapack Europe, taking place early next year — 7 & 8 February, we preview some of the key aspects of this event that makes it an inevitable industry favourite. more

29 Dec 2017 09:00 Opinion

OSD forms are the most common dosage forms and the preferred option for many pharmaceutical products. In this Q&A we speak with Sanjay Konagurthu — Patheon, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific — about this sector. more

18 Dec 2017 09:00 Opinion

Oral solid dosage is still the preferred method of drug delivery, however, the patient’s experience when taking medication can mean they adhere to the regimen or not. Here, Dr Brian Wilson and Dr Graeme MacLeod from SPI Pharma look at the challenges more

15 Dec 2017 09:00 , Opinion

Medherant — a company focused on transdermal drug delivery — has revealed that it has raised £3.8 million in its latest funding round, which will support the company as it progresses its ibuprofen TEPI Patch into clinical development early next year more

12 Dec 2017 12:03 News

A new research project between Medicines Discovery Catapult and the University of Leeds has started at Alderley Park, to bring microbubble technology a step closer to being used in patients. more

6 Dec 2017 13:56 News

Medherant, developer of transdermal drug delivery patches, has been awarded the ‘Excellence in Science & Technology Award’ at the Coventry Telegraph Business Awards. more

20 Nov 2017 13:31 Technology

First patient has been implanted with a novel drug delivery system, developed by Renishaw, for a new clinical study investigating it as a delivery method for cerebral dopamine neurotrophic factor (CDNF) as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease. more

20 Nov 2017 12:31 Technology

Vetter has opened a new branch office in the biologics cluster in Songdo, South Korea, as part of its continued efforts to strengthen its global footprint in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. more

13 Nov 2017 12:33 News

Pharmapack Europe 2018 has announced the programme for its European pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery conference and exhibition taking place on 7–8 February at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris. more

31 Oct 2017 11:37 News

Titan Pharmaceuticals has announced that the first patient has been treated in a Phase I/II trial of its ropinirole subdermal implant for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. more

16 Oct 2017 12:35 News

Phion Therapeutics, a company dedicated to commercialising a novel drug delivery platform based on cell penetrating peptides, is the overall winner of the Invent Awards 2017 — Northern Ireland’s innovation awards from Connect at Catalyst more

10 Oct 2017 11:44 News

Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. more

29 Sep 2017 15:45 News

Developer of next-generation transdermal drug delivery patches, Medherant, has signed an agreement with a Japanese transdermal patch company to evaluate the potential of the TEPI Patch technology. more

29 Sep 2017 11:10 Technology

In this article Vasiliki Nikolaou and David M. Haddleton from Medherant, The Venture Centre University of Warwick Science Park, detail transdermal drug delivery, a non-invasive option that has the potential to improve patient adherence. more

26 Sep 2017 12:23 , Opinion