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Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc. provides proprietary drug delivery and packaging technologies, and outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and consumer healthcare companies worldwide. It operates in three segments: Oral Technologies, Sterile Technologies, and Packaging Services. The Oral Technologies segment provides formulation, development, and manufacturing services for the oral dose forms. Its oral drug delivery technologies include proprietary delivery technologies for drugs and consumer health products, which are used in various customer products. This segment also offers formulation, development, and manufacturing services for conventional oral dose forms, including controlled release formulations, as well as tablets and capsules. The Sterile Technologies segment produces various sterile dose forms used in the prescription drug and biologic market.This segment provides formulation and development for injectables, as well as lyophilization for otherwise unstable drugs and biologics. It also fills drugs or biologics into vials, pre-filled syringes, bags, and other sterile delivery formats; and offers blow-fill-seal technology. In addition, this segment offers biologic cell line development, analytical, and scientific consulting services, as well as provides services for inhaled products. The Packaging Services segment provides various contract packaging services for pharmaceuticals, biologics, consumer health, and veterinary products, which include packaging drugs in blisters, bottles, pouches, and unit-doses; printed components services, such as creating package inserts or folding cartons; and clinical trial supply services providing packaging, and inventory and logistics management for clinical trials. The company has a strategic alliance with Endotis Pharma to develop oral formulations of synthetic oligosaccharides. The company is based in Somerset, New Jersey.
Coating Place, Inc. is a privately owned contract manufacturing organization specializing in pharmaceutical grade Wurster fluid bed coating services for encapsulation/microencapsulation of solid particulate materials such as powders, granules, crystals, and capsules. Services offered include pharmaceutical GMP contract manufacturing, process validation, technology transfer, scale-up, formulation development, feasibility studies, and GMP analytical laboratory support.Applications include controlled oral delivery such as enteric, delayed, or sustained release, taste, odor masking, and moisture or oxygen barrier application for Rx prescription, OTC, and controlled substance markets. Facilities are permitted for solvent applications; thus, allowing solvent, aqueous, and hot melt Wurster processing.
Columbia Laboratories, Inc. company was founded in 1986 and is based in Livingston, New Jersey. Columbia Laboratories, Inc. engages in the research, development, and commercialization of women's healthcare and endocrinology products. Its products are used to treat infertility, endometriosis, dysmenorrhea, preterm birth for women with a short cervix at mid-pregnancy, and hormonal deficiencies. The company's products primarily utilize its patented Bioadhesive Delivery System technology. The company markets vaginal progesterone gel products to assist women who are infertile become pregnant in the United States, which include CRINONE 8% for technical procedures to reproductive endocrinologists; PROCHIEVE 8% to obstetricians and gynecologists; and PROCHIEVE 4% for treatment of secondary amenorrhea. It also provides vaginal gel women's products, such as Replens, a vaginal moisturizer for replenishment of vaginal moisture; RepHresh vaginal gel that eliminates vaginal odor; and Advantage-S, a female contraceptive gel. In addition, the company offers STRIANT, a testosterone buccal system for the treatment of hypogonadism in men; and Advance Formula Legatrin PM for the relief of occasional pain and sleeplessness associated with minor muscle aches. Further, it engages in clinical development activities of vaginally-administered lidocaine to prevent and treat dysmenorrhea, as well as vaginally-administered carbamide peroxide for treating vaginal infections; and testosterone progressive hydration vaginal tablet for women, which completed phase I trial.
CyDex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. company was founded in 1993 and is based in Lenexa, Kansas. CyDex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, engages in the development and commercialization of drugs specifically designed to address limitations of current therapies. It develops a portfolio of product candidates utilizing its drug formulation technology using Captisol, a group of cyclodextrins. The company’s products include Geodon IM and Abilify Injection IM for bipolar disorder/schizophrenia; Vfend IV for antifungal; and Cerenia for canine motion sickness. It also develops Fosphenytoin IV and IM for status epilepticus; Melphalan IV for multiple myeloma; Topiramate IV for epilepsy; Amiodarone IV for arrhythmia; Budesonide Solution Inhalation for asthma; Clopidogrel IV for atherothrombosis; and Budesonide/Azelastine Nasal Spray for allergic rhinitis. In addition, the company out license its technology to third parties for use in the development of their products. CyDex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was formerly known as CyDex, Inc. and it changed its name in November 2007.
Delcath Systems, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is based in New York, New York. Delcath Systems, Inc., a development stage company, develops and manufactures devices to administer high dose chemotherapy and other therapeutic agents directly to diseased organs or regions of the body. It focuses on the development of the Delcath PHP System, a Phase III clinical trial product, which isolates the liver from the patient's general circulatory system and delivers high dose of melphalan hydrochloride or other therapeutic agents directly to the liver. The Delcath PHP System kit includes an arterial infusion catheter, a multi-passageway/double balloon catheter, a blood tubing/extracorporeal filtration circuit, two activated carbon hemoperfusion filters, a return catheter/a thin-walled blood sheath, and a series of introducers and related accessories to properly place the catheters. The company also conducts Phase II clinical trials to test the Delcath PHP System with the drug melphalan against liver cancer/hepatocellular tumors, neuroendocrine and adenocarcinoma tumors that have spread to the liver, and melanomas metastatic to the liver that have received prior regional treatment. It has a collaboration with the National Cancer Institute to develop and evaluate the Delcath PHP System device to deliver high-dose melphalan to patients, and to evaluate the use of additional chemotherapy agents with the Delcath PHP System.
Elan Corporation, plc company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Elan Corporation, plc (Elan) is a neuroscience-based biotechnology company. Its principal research and development, manufacturing and marketing facilities are located in Ireland and the United States. Elan’s operations are organized into two business units: Biopharmaceuticals and Elan Drug Technologies (EDT). Biopharmaceuticals engages in research, development and commercial activities primarily in neuroscience, autoimmune and severe chronic pain. EDT focuses on the specialty pharmaceutical industry, including specialized drug delivery and manufacturing. In September 2009, the Company and Johnson & Johnson announced that JANSSEN Alzheimer Immunotherapy, a newly formed subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets and rights of Elan related to its Alzheimer`s Immunotherapy Program (AIP).
Emisphere Technologies, Inc. company was founded in 1985. It was formerly known as Clinical Technologies Associates, Inc. and changed its name to Emisphere Technologies, Inc. in 1991. The company is headquartered in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey. Emisphere Technologies, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the delivery of therapeutic molecules and pharmaceutical compounds using its ‘eligen’ technology. The eligen technology could be applied to the oral route of administration, as well as the other delivery pathways, such as buccal, rectal, inhalation, intra-vaginal, or transdermal. The company’s product pipeline includes Oral Salmon Calcitonin, which is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis; Oral Recombinant Parathyroid Hormone, which is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of osteoporosis; and Oral Heparin that is in Phase III clinical trials, as well as Oral Low Molecular Weight Heparin, which is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Its products under development also comprise Oral Insulin, which is in Phase II clinical trials, as well as Oral Glucagon-Like Peptides, which is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of diabetes; Oral Recombinant Human Growth Hormone that is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of growth disorders; and Oral Acyclovir, an anti-viral compound that is in Phase I clinical trials. In addition, the company’s product pipeline consists of Oral PYY 3-36, which is in Phase I clinical trials for treating obesity; Oral Cromolyn Sodium that is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of asthma/allergies; and Oral Gallium, a preclinical stage product candidate, for oncology treatment. Emisphere Technologies has collaboration agreements with Novartis Pharma AG; Roche; and Genta, Inc.
Eurand, Inc. company, a subsidiary of Netherlands-based Eurand N.V., develops drug delivery technologies to help drugmakers improve the efficacy of their products. Eurand researches and manufactures drugs marketed in the Americas and Europe, mostly through partnerships with other pharma companies. Eurand's drug delivery systems include Biorise to make certain drugs water soluble; Diffucaps and Minitabs to control the release of drug components as they make their way through the digestive system; and AdvaTab and Liquitard to mask the taste of medicines. The company also conducts research for its parent's own portfolio of drugs under development.
Flamel Technologies S.A. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Venissieux, France. Flamel Technologies S.A., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development of polymer-based drug delivery technologies for the improvement of medical applications in France. Its Medusa nanoparticulate technology is designed to deliver therapeutic proteins, peptides, and other large and small molecules injected subcutaneously. The company's Micropump technology is a multiparticulate technology for oral administration of small molecule drugs with applications in controlled-release, taste-masking, and bioavailability enhancement. Its products based on Medusa technology include Interferon-AlphaXL, an interferon-alpha 2b for the treatment of hepatitis C virus and various oncology applications; FT-105 basal insulin, a long-acting formulation of recombinant human insulin to insulin-dependent patients; and interleukin-2 for the treatment of renal cancer. The company's products based on Micropump technology comprise Coreg CR, an extended release formulation of carvedilol phosphate for use in the treatment of moderate to severe heart failure and left ventricular dysfunction following myocardial infarction, and hypertension; and Asacard162.5mg, a controlled release formulation of aspirin, which provide therapy for cardiovascular treatment. It has strategic alliances with GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Serono, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Corning S.A., Servier, and Corning Incorporated.
Generex Biotechnology Corporation company was founded in 1983 and is based in Toronto, Canada. Generex Biotechnology Corporation, a development stage company, engages in the research, development, and commercialization of drug delivery systems and technologies for metabolic and immunological diseases. It develops a proprietary platform technology for the oral administration of large molecule drugs, including proteins, peptides, monoclonal antibodies, hormones, and vaccines. The company's products include Generex Oral-lyn, an insulin spray formulation used for the treatment of Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes; Glucose RapidSpray, which provides an alternative for people who require additional glucose in their diet, as well as delivers glucose formulation directly into the mouth; BaBOOM! Energy Spray, an instant energy spray designed to increase energy levels for sports, work, study, travel, and overall fatigue; and Crave-NX, a fat-free glucose spray that is used as an aid for dieters. Generex Biotechnology Corporation's under development products include medicinal chewing gum for the treatment of Type-2 diabetes mellitus and obesity; morphine and fentanyl products for breakthrough and postoperative pain; and AE37, an immunotherapeutic vaccine that is in Phase II clinical trials for patients with HER-2/neu positive breast cancer. The company markets its products through distributors and retail chains in Ecuador, Canada, and the United States. It has collaboration with Fertin Pharma A/S for the development of a metformin medicinal chewing gum.
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