Antibiotic Alternatives for Animals

Aug 29, 2014 0

Antibiotics are needed in pets and food animals, just as in humans, but efficacy is compromised through antimicrobial resistance and no new antibiotic molecules. The key drivers to reduce consumption and preserve antibiotic efficacy are similar, although arguably stronger, in veterinary than in human medicine, particularly with respect to regulatory hurdles and restrictions in use. Elinor McCartney of Pen & Tec Consulting points out that pressure to reduce antibiotic use, coupled with the EU ban on antimicrobial growth promoters and current debate in the USA, is driving innovation in alternative products that can help reduce, refine and replace antibiotics in farm and companion animals. ...

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Total Project Management Solutions for the Development of Veterinary Medicinal Products

Aug 29, 2014 0

The introduction of new pharmaceutical veterinary products is dependent on a wide range of activities, through development and manufacturing to clinical field trials and building the regulatory dossier. A key activity, and the focus of John W Banks of Triveritas`s article, is the transfer of the process development knowledge into a cGMP manufacturing facility to generate formulated products that can be used in either clinical or commercial supply. ...

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Animal Health: R&D functions and Externalisation Opportunities

Aug 29, 2014 0

The last decade has witnessed a surge in the number of dedicated animal health CROs, labs and consulting organisations, pan-US and EU. In his paper, Vivek C of Beroe provides a cursory glance at the global animal health market, its chief constituents, R&D trends, outsourcing practices incorporated by large manufacturers and best sourcing approaches, across shared functions of human and animal health R&D divisions, such as toxicology and process-oriented functions such as data and project management. ...

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