Gene Therapy CMC & Manufacturing Approaches Are Maturing

Gene Therapy CMC & Manufacturing Approaches Are Maturing

By Tonia Becker, Life Sciences Editor, Macon Raine The gene therapy sector is maturing and the industry is poised to be able to produce products in more consistent and scalable ways. Although the COVID-19 pandemic caused some delays, on the whole, projects are moving...
Contact Surface and Hand Disinfection – Applying Pharma’s Disinfectant Efficacy Concepts for COVID-19

Contact Surface and Hand Disinfection – Applying Pharma’s Disinfectant Efficacy Concepts for COVID-19

By Tracy TreDenick-Fricke, BioTechLogic, Head of Regulatory and Quality, and Senior Consultant Most of us now understand that SARS-CoV-2 (the cause of COVID-19) is often transmitted via respiratory droplets. However, SARS-CoV-2 is also spread by contaminated contact surfaces and hands, but all contact surfaces are not created equally. A chart published by the Journal of Hospital Infection is quite helpful for understanding the persistence of the virus on various surfaces.