Newsletter | December 19, 2013

12.19.13 -- Top 10 Of 2013

Pharmaceutical Online
Pharmaceutical Online's Top 10 Of 2013

By Trisha Gladd, Editor, Pharmaceutical Online and Bioresearch Online

It's that time of year when many of us look back at the year and reflect on what we've accomplished, and most importantly, what we've learned. One of the ways we do this at Pharmaceutical Online is by examining the most widely-read editorial topics from the past year. So please welcome the 2013 Pharmaceutical Online Top 10 newsletter!

In this edition, we provide you with the top 10 articles, white papers, case studies, and products featured on our site from the past year, based on newsletter activity and online performance. Not only does this give you the opportunity to review great content that you may have missed the first time around, but it also gives a perspective on trends, so we know where to focus as we move into 2014. We value our readers, and look forward to the continuation of providing you with education about the latest solutions, best practices, and industry trends.

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Top 10 Articles
1. Critical Process Parameters And Critical Quality Attributes: Why Does The Selection Process Take So Long?
By Alfredo Canhoto, Associate Director Technical Solutions Practice, ProPharma Group
2. 5 Common Misconceptions In Freeze Drying
By Dr. Laura Ciccolini, Commercial Director, Biopharma Technology Limited
3. Pfizer Collaboration Prepares For The Future Of Flexible Manufacturing
By Trisha Gladd, Editor, Pharmaceutical Online and Bioresearch Online
4. Exploiting The Not-So-Best Practices Of The Pharma Supply Chain
By Ron Guido, VP of Global Brand Protection and Supply Chain Integrity, Johnson & Johnson
5. Serialization Strategy 101
By David A. Loy, Senior Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Aphena Pharma Solutions
6. Stages 2 And 3 QbD Validation Strategies For Nonsterile Solid Dosage Forms
By Anil M. Doshi, R.Ph, Ph.D., President, Infinity Pharmaceutical Consulting
7. Rethinking PAT For Cleanability
By Jon Yourkin, GE Analytical Instruments
8. Worst Case Soil Selection For Cleaning Validation: What Happens When You Have A Biologic Product?
By Alfredo Canhoto, Associate Director Technical Solutions Practice, ProPharma Group
9. Manufacturing vs. R&D: The Problem Is Powder Flowability
By Bob G. McGregor, General Manager, Brookfield Engineering
10. Is Your Document Control System Out Of Control?
By Christine Park, Quality Architech
Top 10 White Papers
1. How To Survive An FDA Audit
Ropack, Inc.
2. QbD's Role In Pharmaceutical Solid Dose Dry Granulation
Gerteis Maschinen + Processengineering AG
3. Pharmaceutical Formulation Development Series: Why Can't I Use Bacon Fat In My Drug Product Formulation?
PharmaDirections, Inc.
4. Novel Controlled-Release Formulation For Orally Disintegrating Tablets Using Ion Exchange Resins
Patheon Inc.
5. Biological Contamination Events In Isolators: What Lessons Can Be Learned?
Bioquell Inc.
6. Flexibility In Sterility Testing And Managing Risks Of False Positives
Bioquell Inc.
7. Risk Mitigation When Evaluating Cleanroom Construction Materials
G-CON Manufacturing
8. Container Closure Integrity Testing Method Development And Validation For Prefilled Syringes
PTI Packaging and Inspection Systems
9. The Need For Flexible Facility Designs
G-CON Manufacturing
10. Protecting Pharmaceuticals From Degradation
Multisorb Technologies
Top 10 Case Studies
1. A New Formulation Line for Insulin Vials
Bürkert Werke GmbH
2. Risk Mitigation With Pouch Packaging Inspection
Advanced Test Concepts (ATC Inc.)
3. Container Closure Considerations For Coated Stoppers
Lighthouse Instruments
4. Pharmaceutical Company Cuts Packaging Costs
Global Vision Inc.
5. 100 Percent Container Closure Inspection Of Freeze-Dried Drug Product In Quarantine
Lighthouse Instruments
6. High-Intensity Fumigation Of A Pharmaceutical Sterile Production Facility
Bioquell Inc.
7. New Automated Production Line At Unither Pharmaceuticals
Bürkert Werke GmbH
8. Avoid Product Recalls With Tablet Vision Inspection System
Daiichi Jitsugyo (America), Inc.
9. Ophthalmic Product Package Inspection Case Study
PTI Packaging and Inspection Systems
10. A Mixing Study Of Media Powders In Low- And High-Viscosity Solutions
ASI Life Sciences
Top 10 Products
1. Cleanroom Classification And Monitoring
TSI Incorporated
2. Capsule Filling For GMP Requirements
Harro Höfliger Packaging Systems
3. Excipient Compatibility Testing
Patheon Inc.
4. Mass Extraction (Vacuum) Leak-Testing Equipment
Advanced Test Concepts (ATC Inc.)
5. Skid Systems For Pharmaceutical Applications
6. Large-Volume Pharmaceutical Parenteral Packaging Systems
Weiler Engineering, Inc.
7. Sterilizing-Grade Filters: 3M Purification Inc (Formerly CUNO)
3M Purification
8. Lyophilized Product Stability Studies
Lighthouse Instruments
9. Pharmaceutical Cleanroom Containment PODs
G-CON Manufacturing
10. Peristaltic Pump For Liquid Pharmaceuticals
Bosch Packaging Technology