University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals celebrates 40th anniversary of gmp compliance
UI Pharmaceuticals is celebrating its 40th anniversary of producing cGMP drug products for use in clinical trials and commercial sale this month! A lot has changed in 40 years, but UI Pharmaceuticals continues to provide cGMP contract services to the pharmaceutical industry. Thanks to all of those who have used our services over the years. UI Pharmaceuticals looks forward to providing cGMP pharmaceutical contract services for another 40 years and beyond!
The Dale E. Wurster Research Award in Pharmaceutics recognizes individuals who have made significant research contributions to the field of Pharmaceutics. This research may be in the areas of physical pharmacy, preformulation, dosage form design, formulation, biopharmaceutics, and/or pharmacokinetics. This award was created and generously funded by Dean and Professor Dale E. Wurster for twenty years. A fund raising initiative has been launched to permanently fund the award via an endowment. This reflects the strong support to memorialize Dean Wurster’s scientific contributions and to recognize him as a founder of AAPS. University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals and College of Pharmacy will be the lead corporate sponsor of this endowment.
University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals and Ceptaris Therapeutics, Inc.
University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP) is pleased to report that its client, Ceptaris Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held, specialty pharmaceutical company, announced on August 26th that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for VALCHLOR™ (mechlorethamine) gel 0.016%, a product that will be commercially manufactured by UIP.
Ceptaris Therapeutics, Inc. contracted with UIP to scale-up, manufacture, and test this product and be the commercial manufacturer for marketed product. This is the second commercial prescription product approved for a UIP client in the past 4 years. In 2009, a UIP client received approval for a New Molecular Entity (NME) in an injectable dosage form. The FDA only approved 20 NMEs in 2009. Ceptaris’ approval is approximately the nineteenth FDA approval for a ‘new dosage form’ in 2013 per the FDA’s website, Drugs@FDA.
Quad Cities station KWQC recently featured a newscast that included uip
The focus of the news article was a family's efforts to organize and facilitate efforts to develop new drugs for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. As part of this effort UIP was approached by Halo Therapeutics in 2012 to develop a formulation for and manufacture a potential therapy for use in clinical trials. These tasks were completed, clinical trials are in progress, and efforts to further the development of this drug product are ongoing. Click here to view the news article called Charlie's Fund.
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