On this episode of Molecular Moments, Lynn Kamen, Ph.D., and Michelle Miller, Ph.D. DABT discuss their very different journeys to
It’s that time of the year again. October 26th marks the beginning of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) PharmSci 360 event. This yearly assembly of pharmaceutical scientists from across the globe is designed to share research and exchange ideas in the pursuit of global health and the betterment of humanity. PharmSci 360 draws thousands of the scientific community’s brightest minds in what is one the largest scientific conversations
ELISpot is a method commonly used to detect cellular immune responses to viral vector-based gene therapies. We take a closer look at how the industry is working to harmonize best practices for developing & validating ELISpot assays for gene therapy development.
The observation of drug-specific IgE antibodies which may cause anaphylaxis prompts the need to test for these antibodies – but because IgE are 2000-fold less prevalent than IgG antibodies, a very sensitive detection method is required. We discuss why the ImmunoCAP platform provides an ideal system to analyze IgE-mediated drug hypersensitivities.
What are the advantages of using the Biacore™ T200 SPR System for immunogenicity assessments with a tiered approach? Our experts discuss.
Flow cytometry is an ideal platform for many applications involving the study of complex cell populations. In the first blog of our new “The Fit for Flow” series, we discuss what makes flow cytometry the platform of choice for receptor occupancy (RO) studies.
When assessing biomarkers for multifactorial diseases, we ideally want to assess multiple analytes in the same experiment. That is where the value of multiplex biomarker analysis comes in – but this method also inherently creates potential challenges with cross-reactivity. We discuss how the ProteinSimple Ella platform enables multiplexing with excellent assay reproducibility, and how it can benefit studies with low sample volumes.
Consistent discussion and improvement upon the standard practices of bioanalytical laboratories is critical to improving the work we do supporting innovative biologics development in the long-term. One of the rapidly advancing areas that is being regularly discussed in the industry is the evolution of ligand-binding assay (LBA) platforms. In this blog, I will summarize best practices and characteristics associated with LBA platforms as well as the features these platforms absolutely
Biomarkers have the potential to inform the drug development process for both large and small molecule drugs. Learn more about our ability to carry out a wide variety of biomarker testing for both types of drugs.
In immunogenicity assessments, we ideally aim to see any drug-induced antibody. Therefore, the best method is one that is able to detect ADAs as sensitively and specifically as possible. We discuss how the Biacore™ T200 platform enables this level of analysis.
The rapidly changing bioanalytical industry can make it challenging for CROs to keep up with technology demands. However, organizations that establish strong and responsive partnerships with sponsor companies will be in the best position to deliver new value through new technology.