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3rd Spring Pharmaceutical Synchrotron X-ray Powder Diffraction Workshop

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-3 will highlight the most exciting recent developments and opportunities in pharmaceutical R&D made possible by synchrotron XRPD. The meeting offers the chance to engage an active network of synchrotron, academic Read more

3rd Spring Pharmaceutical Synchrotron X-ray Powder Diffraction Workshop2020-04-30T18:52:45+00:00

Improved Pharma expands services and hits major milestones in 2019

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 26, 2019 2019 was another great year for Improved Pharma LLC, highlighted by a highly successful AAPS meeting and several internal advances in our problem-solving capabilities. At the AAPS, the Improved Pharma booth was grouped with other formulation companies and was able to establish several contacts and initial collaborations. Improved Pharma was Read more

Improved Pharma expands services and hits major milestones in 20192020-04-30T18:54:41+00:00

Improved Pharma now offers the detection of small amounts of amorphous material in crystalline samples

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. (PRWEB) DECEMBER 23, 2019 Detecting a small amount of a crystalline component in a predominantly amorphous material is relatively straight-forward, but the reverse situation can be quite daunting. Over the years, several methodologies have been developed to address this challenge. Below, Improved Pharma describes some of these approaches and announces advances of their Read more

Improved Pharma now offers the detection of small amounts of amorphous material in crystalline samples2020-04-30T18:55:07+00:00

New Excipients for Solving Amorphous Formulation Problems – Part 2

At AAPS PharmSci 360, Improved Pharma found another exciting excipient for use in formulation. Like when SSCI was started, Improved Pharma was able to make several contacts at the AAPS meeting that will advance its problem-solving capabilities. One such advanced strategy is the utilization of calcium carbonate as an excipient to enhance dissolution. The excipient Read more

New Excipients for Solving Amorphous Formulation Problems – Part 22020-04-30T18:58:09+00:00

New Excipients for Solving Amorphous Formulation Problems – Part 1

At AAPS PharmSci 360 it was clear that new excipients could be utilized to innovatively solve a range of amorphous dispersion/formulation problems. These new excipients provide significant strategy advances over conventional approaches and although our Improved Pharma scientists utilized a number of novel approaches to prepare amorphous dispersions while at SSCI, these new excipients provide Read more

New Excipients for Solving Amorphous Formulation Problems – Part 12020-04-30T18:58:41+00:00

Improved Pharma’s highly successful AAPS meeting and presentation

Improved Pharma, LLC participated in the AAPS PharmSci 360 meeting in San Antonio, TX from Nov 3-6, 2019. The meeting was highly successful and allowed for several discussions surrounding our problem solving strategy.  Our booth was ideally located among several formulation companies and the formulation poster sessions, enabling a great forum for gathering scientists Read more

Improved Pharma’s highly successful AAPS meeting and presentation2020-04-30T19:01:31+00:00

Improved Pharma at AAPS with Rapid Fire Presentation, Poster, and Booth

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 Improved Pharma LLC will be presenting their latest research in the area of high-level X-ray methods using synchrotron-produced X-rays to study amorphous drug formulations. On Monday, November 4th, Dr. Pamela Smith, COO of Improved Pharma, will present “Synchrotron X-Ray Diffraction and Pair Distribution Function Analysis of Drug/Polymer Dispersions: A Read more

Improved Pharma at AAPS with Rapid Fire Presentation, Poster, and Booth2020-04-30T19:02:51+00:00

Poster to be presented at 2019 AAPS PharmSci 360 conference

Title: Synchrotron X-Ray Diffraction and Pair Distribution Function Analysis of Drug/Polymer Dispersions: A Comparison of Subtraction Techniques to Isolate Intra- and Intermolecular Interactions Authors: PA Smitha and SR Byrna, GLB de Araujob, CJ Benmorec Affiliations: a) Improved Pharma LLC, b) Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, c) X-ray Science Division, Read more

Poster to be presented at 2019 AAPS PharmSci 360 conference2020-04-30T19:03:18+00:00

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 Program2020-04-30T19:04:33+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 Association2020-04-30T19:05:24+00:00