The Great Resignation. Inflation and the rising cost of goods and services are compelling workers in a variety of industries to seek higher salaries. This is being acutely felt in the life sciences industry. We need to revolutionize how we're approaching talent management in pharma and biopharma in order to succeed in this environment.
Last year, Janssen Biotech and the University of Oxford established a collaboration to understand pathogenic pathways driving immune-mediated inflammatory diseases. They have been creating a cellular map of expressed genes and proteins. This article shares what the collaboration has accomplished so far.
In terms of facility design, the term “modular design block” is used for “pre-engineered” or “predesigned” solutions. This approach suggests that a new facility design need not be unique but can use and leverage a pre-engineered set of component pieces. The further down the supply chain that standardized modules and components reach, the wider the benefits to the entire industry.
The EU's final version of the GMP Annex 1 is now published, and it's time to take action. This article shares a road map to navigate what is new and different, how to document your "known unknowns," and more. Quality risk management and a contamination control strategy will be key.
You've finally received the grant you need to make your biopharma business a reality. The tough part is over, right? Not exactly. If you mismanage your funds, you could end up on the government’s naughty list.
Two of the most commonly used terms used in pharmaceutical cleaning validation are the Maximum Allowable Carryover (MAC or MACO) and the Maximum Safe Carryover (MSC). This article provides the historical development of both terms and why we should replace the MAC/MACO with the MSC.
This article is the first in a five-part series providing contemporary, practical, and useful examples of data integrity within each of the five traditional principles of ALCOA. This article centers on A: Attributable.
At a recent Evaluating BioPharma virtual event, moderator John Bonham-Carter asked Chris Hwang, chief technology officer at Transcenta Holding Ltd., about Chris’ journey and experiences with continuous bioprocessing thus far in his career.
Part 1 of this two-part series began to compare the environmental impact of biopharma continuous manufacturing with batch manufacturing. In this article, the author considers process efficiency, single-use technology, and facilities requirements.
The FDA will issue a Form 483 for noncompliance in the software validation GxP environment, mostly due to data integrity failures, inadequate written procedures, deficiencies in investigations, and substandard laboratory controls.