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10 Pharma New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep

It’s that time of year again. The presents were wrapped and then unwrapped, the Christmas tree is a shadow of its former self, we drank, we ate, we loved, we relaxed and we’re now wearing our stretchy...

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How to Choose a Mass Spec for BioPharma

It’s always enjoyable and interesting when speaking to BioPharma customers about how they decide on which mass spectrometric (MS) platform to select. In fact, it seldom seems to be one single platform...

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AAPS 2016 and the Future of Hope

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists saw over 6500 attendees and 400 exhibitors attend their annual meeting and exposition at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver. This event starte...

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It’s In The Bag. Literally.

When you produce a biopharmaceutical you grow living cells that are engineered to express (produce) a therapeutic protein drug. These cells grow in BIG plastic bags. Very big. Sometimes several thousa...

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Finding HOPE Using Peptide Mapping?

On a rainy winter’s day in Boston, MA, we took a journey in biotherapeutic peptide mapping with Guilong Charles Cheng of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Join us on this journey and discover how advancem...

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Challenging the Status Quo at HPLC 2016

We’ve expanded our family of Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC systems! HPLC 2016 marks the birth date of the Vanquish Flex Binary UHPLC System, bringing high throughput and high pressure gradients to ...

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Vlogging #BioPharma to Death

BioPharMadnessSome days I feel like I am going mad. Maybe I am? On the wall in my sister’s restaurant is a quote from Alice in Wonderland:"Have I gone mad?""I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But...

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Why Do Some Drug Trials Kill?

The Modern Pharmaceutical Machine Modern pharmaceuticals have a huge impact on the health and well-being of patients and their caregivers by slowing or preventing disease, alleviating symptoms, and in...

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5 Drug Development Dilemmas to Avoid

Bioanalytical labs are integral to clinical and pre-clinical drug development. From assay validation, analysis and sample tracking to reporting of results, the requirements are demanding. Couple this ...

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How Close Are You to Achieving Your Lab Potential?

We’ve just returned from an exciting trip spreading the laboratory informatics word to companies eager to learn how Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and other software can help their b...

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Biopharmaceutical Production in Your Garden Shed

This evening I was waiting at the airport to catch a flight home and a dangerous thing happened; I started to think. I was thinking whether I could set myself up as a therapeutic antibody supplier, as...

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Pittcon 2016 – Day 3 – Adventures in Biopharma

It’s another beautiful day here in Atlanta and the Thermo Fisher Scientific booth (#2239) is bustling! Today, my fellow scientists and I were talking about how exciting it is to be a part of the world...

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Danger! Unexploded Antibody!

I’ve always been fascinated by the field of immunology and the immune system, probably explaining why I took a doctorate in immunology. Two areas that particularly interest me are how the immune syste...

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Fifteen Minutes of FAME: Analysis of Fatty Acids

No, I am not looking for my place in the spotlights, nor do I want to compete in the X-factor TV show. For all you folks wanting to read about how to become famous, you can stop right now. Chromatogra...

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Antibodies: Tough Killers or Big Softies?

Quick question: what is a monoclonal antibody? What does it really do? If you already work in biotherapeutics, or if your high-school biology is within memory then you may know. But for the rest of us...

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