Month: August 2023

Nutrigenomics: The Future of Personalized Nutrition

Recent advances in DNA sequencing technologies have led to significant developments in healthcare-focused research on precision medicine and diagnostics. Given the recent shift from the one-size-fits-all model to a more personalized mode of treatment, there has been a growing interest for identification and adoption of novel techniques. According to a study, around 20,000 genes are

Digital Manufacturing – Current Scenario and Future Trends

Breakthroughs in the biotechnology industry, over the last few decades, has provided a considerable boost to the overall development landscape of biopharmaceutical drugs. In 2022, a milestone was witnessed when the number of approvals received by biologics narrowly outpaced those reported by small molecules. Further, in the same year, nearly half of the biologic approvals

Biologics Contract Manufacturing: Changing Promise into Reality

Over the last few decades, the development landscape of small molecule drugs has been significantly impacted by various biotechnology breakthroughs. Further, with the advent of novel technologies, biologics have made a significant impact in the pharmaceutical domain, delivering ground-breaking treatment for a myriad of disease indications, including immunological, oncological and rare disorders. In this context,

Cell Therapy Consumables Industry: Current Scenario and Future Trends

Cell therapy is the therapeutic approach which involves the injection of healthy cells in the human body, in order to replace the diseased / non-functioning cells to regulate certain functions. Driven by the benefits offered by cellular therapies and recent approvals by regulatory authorities, the demand for such therapies has increased considerably. This trend has

Cell and Gene Therapy CROs: The Next Growth Opportunity

Over the years, cell and gene therapy (CGT) and other advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) have managed to capture the interest of both drug developers and healthcare investors. Their popularity can be attributed to various factors, such as minimal side effects, clinical efficacy and their personalized nature. However, there are several complexities associated with the

Novel Spectrometry Platforms: Key Advancements

Spectrometry is an analytical technique that is used to analyze the fundamental components of a radiation or ion beam’s spectrum. There are two main divisions of spectrometry, which involve the use of electromagnetic radiation and ionization (also known as mass spectrometry), respectively. The former division of spectrometry uses electromagnetic radiation from different regions of an

RNA Sequencing Services: Growth Opportunities

Genome sequencing has historically been classified into DNA sequencing and RNA sequencing. DNA sequencing generates data that is very robust, reproducible, insightful, and can be applied to genes having different expression level by selecting genomic region. In spite of several developments made to increase the efficiency of DNA sequencing even further, there are certain challenges

Market Landscape of Blockchain in Healthcare: The growing use of the technology in Drug Discovery and Clinical Trials

In recent years, blockchain has garnered significant interest of researchers, as well as industry players, as it has proven to be a versatile tool for decentralized monetary transactions and data exchange in various industries, such as banking, cyber security, supply chain management, government and healthcare. Several stakeholders in healthcare have adopted blockchain for various operations,

mRNA Manufacturing: Pioneering the Future of Medicine

mRNA manufacturing has completely revolutionized the field of medicine and significantly influenced the study and treatment of human diseases. The success of COVID-19 vaccines paved the path for mRNA vaccines and therapeutics. Safety, efficacy and rapid production of mRNA drives the interest in this domain. However, mRNA production is fraught with several challenges as the

Cell Free Protein Expression: Transforming Biomanufacturing

Overview of Cell Free Protein Expression Cell free protein expression systems are ­in-vitro platforms which allow occurrence of biochemical reactions in the absence of living cells. These expression systems utilize bio machinery harvested from the lysate of disrupted cells for the manufacturing of a wide array of macromolecular and small molecule products. Biomanufacturing utilizing cell

Manufacturing Execution System: A Necessity in Healthcare Market

Like any other industry, the healthcare industry is drastically growing in its way. Thus, manufacturers need to update themselves with the new technologies and tools to stay relevant and competitive with the current market trends. Manufacturing execution system plays a crucial role in achieving long term competitive advantages in the healthcare industry. Manufacturing execution system

Novel Antibody Therapies: Addressing Unmet Needs for Oncological Disorders

Antibodies are key components of the immune system that bind to specific markers on cells or tissues, thereby offering first line of defense against multiple disorders. The novel antibody therapies include different classes of antibodies, that are responsible for killing or inhibiting disease-causing agents. These therapies target proteins that are expressed on the surface of

MES System: A Step Towards Smart Manufacturing in Healthcare

The continuously growing demand for healthcare products and present economic environment drives the need for adoption of automated tool and technologies in order to improve manufacturing, process, increase throughput reduce cycle time, maintain quality and to get the best out of the available resources to eliminate unnecessary production costs. It is worth mentioning that in

Novel Antibody Therapies Market: Current Scenario and Future Potential

Novel antibody therapies are chimeric proteins having antibodies attached lethal effector molecules. Currently, six of these therapies are commercially available, while around 140 molecules are under development majorly for oncological disorders. Multiple novel antibody formats have been engineered to enhance therapeutic efficacy. This has opened a new target space for the development of antibody therapeutics

Unlocking the Potential of Liposome Drug Delivery

Introduction to Liposome Owing to their flexible physicochemical and biophysical characteristics, which allow easy manipulation to address various delivery requirements, liposome drug delivery has evolved into an attractive delivery system. Liposome was initially identified and described as swollen phospholipid systems, called Banghasomes, by British hematologist Alec D. Bangham, in 1961 at the Babraham Institute, University

Transformation of Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing Through Single Use Bioreactors

Recently, in the biopharmaceutical industry an increasing demand for quality biologics has been observed, where single use bioreactors have emerged as one of the most prominent and reliable solution for biomanufacturing. Disposable bioreactors have transformed the process of conventional biomanufacturing, and their adoption is increasing rapidly for production of various biologics, such as antibody, recombinant proteins,

Medical Device Coating and Surface Modification Technologies: Current Market Landscape and Emerging Opportunities

Over the past 50 years, the medical device industry has seen several notable developments. In fact, the use of biomedical devices, such as medical implants, surgical instruments, and prostheses has increased substantially over the time. Every year, millions of individuals undergo surgeries and implantations. Cardioverter defibrillators, prosthetic hips and knees, contact lenses, and cardiac pacemakers

Cell Free System market: Current Landscape and Future Market

In recent years, cell free system / cell free protein expression system have emerged as a promising alternative for the conventional cell-based biomanufacturing process. It is a well-known fact that traditional biomanufacturing is a complex process that requires living cells and specific conditions in order to maintain proper homeostasis for cell growth. Moreover, cell based

Elevating Healthcare: The Soaring Potential of Medical Delivery Drones!

Once upon a time, the concept of medical delivery drones seemed like something out of a science fiction movie. Who would have imagined that these remote-controlled flying machines could become a lifeline in the field of healthcare? A Life-Changing Invention In recent times, COVID-19 has sparked significant investments in the medical drone market, leading to