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Improved Pharma to teach at upcoming Sustainable Medicines in Africa Program

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. (PRWEB) AUGUST 29, 2019 Prof. Stephen R. Byrn travels to Africa several times a year to teach in the Sustainable Medicines in Africa program, which includes a master’s degree in biotechnology innovation and regulatory science. The next course will take place in Arusha, Tanzania September 2nd through 13th, 2019. Topics to be Read more

Improved Pharma to teach at upcoming Sustainable Medicines in Africa Program2019-08-29T12:07:30+00:00

Improved Pharma to Speak at 69th Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. (PRWEB) JULY 19, 2019 Improved Pharma LLC announces the upcoming presentation of “Continuity of Solids between Amorphous and Crystalline States – Insights from Synchrotron X-ray Pair Distribution (SXPDF) Studies”. The authors are Stephen R. Byrn and Pamela A. Smith of Improved Pharma, along with Chris Benmore of Argonne National Laboratory and Gabriel de Read more

Improved Pharma to Speak at 69th Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association2019-08-17T04:05:31+00:00

Improved Pharma Announces Abuse Deterrence Testing

DOWNLOAD THIS WHITE PAPER AS A PDF BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK The abuse and misuse of prescription opioid products is a serious and growing public health problem. Opioid products are often manipulated to bypass extended-release (ER) properties. As such, the FDA is encouraging the development of opioid formulations that are more difficult to abuse Read more

Improved Pharma Announces Abuse Deterrence Testing2019-08-17T04:05:41+00:00

Improved Pharma Publishes Review Article in AAPS PharmSciTech

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. (PRWEB) JUNE 10, 2019 Improved Pharma LLC announces the publication of “Predictive and Accelerated Formulation Design Using Synchrotron Methods” in the July 2019 issue of AAPS PharmSciTech. The article was published online on April 29th, 2019. The authors are Stephen R. Byrn and Pamela A. Smith of Improved Pharma, along with Xiaoming Sean Chen of Read more

Improved Pharma Publishes Review Article in AAPS PharmSciTech2019-08-17T04:05:49+00:00

Advances in synchrotron XRPD in the pharmaceutical industry discussed at SPS-XRPD-2 and PPXRD-16

Improved Pharma and Excelsus Structural Solutions (Swiss) AG are continuing their collaboration to better enable access to synchrotron facilities for industrial clients, especially for pharmaceutical R&D.  At the conference, we discussed recent scientific advances, provided instruction on XRPD and pairwise distribution function (PDF) analysis, and facilitated discussions focused on establishing guidelines for the analysis of Read more

Advances in synchrotron XRPD in the pharmaceutical industry discussed at SPS-XRPD-2 and PPXRD-162019-08-17T04:05:58+00:00

Humidity Effects on Amorphous Pharmaceuticals

Smith1, C.J. Benmore2, J.K.R. Weber2,3 and S.R. Byrn1. 1) Improved Pharma, West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA 2) X-Ray Science Division, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439, USA 3) Materials Development, Inc., Arlington Heights, IL 60004, USA The kinetics and disorder of hydration (or dehydration) of pharmaceutical hydrates is of the utmost importance Read more

Humidity Effects on Amorphous Pharmaceuticals2019-08-17T04:06:06+00:00

Speed Your Drug Development Using Improved Pharma’s Services

May is speed month here in Indiana, home of the Indy 500.  Improved Pharma is celebrating speed month by highlighting services that help you speed your drug development and reduce time to market.  Importantly, it is Improved Pharma’s expertise and scientific knowledge that is the key to faster, cheaper drug development.  We have a range Read more

Speed Your Drug Development Using Improved Pharma’s Services2019-08-17T04:06:15+00:00

Come meet us at AAPS 2019 PHARMSCI 360!

Improved Pharma LLC will be exhibiting in booth 551, conveniently located in the center of the Formulation and Quality section next to one of the Poster Forums. We look forward to meeting with you to discuss the latest advances in pharmaceutical research and development.  Have a problem with solubility or bioavailability?  Want to reformulate your Read more

Come meet us at AAPS 2019 PHARMSCI 360!2019-08-17T04:06:24+00:00

Detecting Differences In Formulations

As changes are made to the manufacturing process during drug development, it is often necessary to ensure that a drug or drug product made in a new way is the same as the material produced using the original methods. These equivalence studies often focus on chemical or physical properties and are relatively straight-forward for well-defined, Read more

Detecting Differences In Formulations2019-08-17T04:06:32+00:00

Improved Pharma representatives to present and teach at SPS-XRPD summit

Laboratory powder diffraction is a proven and trusted technique for pharma R&D but synchrotron powder diffraction pushes beyond the capabilities of conventional instrumentation. SPS-XRPD is joining with PPXRD to highlight the most exciting recent developments and opportunities in pharmaceutical R&D made possible by synchrotron XRPD. The joint meeting offers the chance to engage an active Read more

Improved Pharma representatives to present and teach at SPS-XRPD summit2019-08-17T04:06:40+00:00