How to quantitate a solid form in your drug product. A very important aspect of pharmaceutical mixture analysis is detecting and possibly quantitating a specific solid form in a drug product, especially tablets. Chapter 22 of Solid-State Properties of Pharmaceutical Materials by Byrn, Zografi, and Chen (Wiley, 2017) outlines several approaches to mixture analysis. Read more
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (PRWEB)January 19, 2022 Improved Pharma is pleased to announce its sponsorship towards the 2022 ACA Summer Course in Crystallography to be held this summer at Purdue University. The course aim is to provide appropriate training on the theory as well as practical aspects of both Single Crystal Chemical Crystallography and X-Ray Read more
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (PRWEB)January 14, 2022 Developing new tools and advancing pharmaceutical development is a key part of Improved Pharma’s mission. In 2021, the results from several research and development projects were published with our team of consultants and collaborators. Most of the research focused on the development of amorphous materials and understanding their Read more
Improved Pharma Expands Service Offerings with Addition of TA Instruments TGA 55 for Determination of Volatile Content
WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. (PRWEB) JANUARY 12, 2022 Improved Pharma has expanded its thermal capabilities with the addition of a new TA Instruments TGA 55. TGA is used quite often to verify and understand thermal events observed by complementary techniques such as DSC. TGA can be used to determine bound vs adsorbed volatiles, and subsequently aid in the Read more
WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. (PRWEB) JANUARY 03, 2022 Improved Pharma’s continued collaboration with expert colleagues in the field of amorphous studies has resulted in a new publication. The article can be downloaded for free by clicking on this link. This free access expires on February 11, 2022. This article highlights the extreme value of using synchrotron x-ray Read more
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (PRWEB)December 14, 2021 Dale Purcell, Ph.D., president of Chemical Microscopy and consultant with Improved Pharma, will be teaching a microscopy sample preparation course at Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas. The course will be a hybrid course including aspects of sample preparation as well as advanced polarized light microscopy (PLM) techniques. Special Read more
Improved Pharma Expands Service Offerings With Addition of Brookfield Rheometer and Torrey Pines Chilling/Heating Dry Baths
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (PRWEB)November 22, 2021 Improved Pharma is pleased to announce expanded capabilities with the addition of a new in-house Brookfield DVNext Rotational Cone/Plate Rheometer. Understanding the role that viscosity plays can be critical during formulation development of certain pharmaceutical drug products. “This analytical tool will enable us to help our clients with Read more
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (PRWEB)October 15, 2021 Starting Monday, October 18th, Dr. Susan-Bogdanowich-Knipp, President of Ravine Pharmaceuticals and consultant with Improved Pharma, will present “Polymorph Screen of Newly Discovered Salts of Bedaquiline”. The poster (M2142) is part of the Manufacturing and Analytical Characterization – Chemical – Drug Substance Manufacturing and Development – Crystal Structure/Polymorph Screening Read more
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (PRWEB)October 11, 2021 Improved Pharma is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Stephan Parent of Solsta Consulting, LLC. Stephan Parent has more than two decades of solid-state chemistry experience in numerous scientific and management roles. As an expert who specializes in both early and late stage pharmaceutical development and assists Read more
Improved Pharma Expands Service Offerings with Addition of Karl Fischer Coulometric Titrator for Water Determination
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (PRWEB)October 06, 2021 Improved Pharma is pleased to announce expanded capabilities with the new addition of an in-house Coulometric Karl Fischer titrator equipped with a Stromboli oven sample changer. Understanding the role that water plays on many pharmaceutical drug substances as well as drug products can be critical in the early Read more