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13th International Conference on Biopharma and Biotherapeutics, will be organized around the theme “Innovations in Biopharmaceutical drug discovery”

Biopharma 2018 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Biopharma 2018

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Drug design is an inventive process of finding new medications of a biological target which frequently but not necessarily relies on computer modeling techniques use of high throughput screening techniques to analyze a new compounds, both by synthetic and natural, as novel drugs. Regrettably, this approach has yielded very little achievement in the field of anti-infective drug discovery. The identification of both molecular targets that are essential for the survival of the pathogen, and compounds that are active on intact cells, is a challenging task. Even more formidable, however, is the fulfillment for appropriate potency levels and suitable pharmacokinetics, in order to achieve efficacy in small animal disease models.

 

  • Track 1-1Latest Development In Drug Discovery
  • Track 1-2Challenges Faced In Drug Discovery
  • Track 1-3Pharmacogenomic Drugs
  • Track 1-4Biological Products Used In Drug Discovery
  • Track 1-5Human Genome Project
  • Track 1-6Cell based Therapies

One of the big challenges of medicine today is to deliver drugs specifically to defected cells. Nano particulate drug carriers have the potential to answer to this call, as nanoparticles can cross physiological barriers and access different tissues, and also be provided in a targetable form aimed at enhancing cell specificity of the carrier. Recent developments within material science and strong collaborative efforts crossing disciplinary borders have highlighted the potential of mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs) for such targeted drug delivery. Here we outline recent advances which in this sense push MSNs to the forefront of drug delivery development. Relatively straightforward inside-out tuning of the vehicles, high flexibility, and potential for sophisticated release mechanisms make these nanostructures promising candidates for targeted drug delivery such as ‘smart’ cancer therapies. Moreover, due to the large surface area and the controllable surface functionality of MSNs, they can be controllably loaded with large amounts of drugs and coupled to homing molecules to facilitate active targeting, simultaneously carrying traceable (fluorescent or magnetically active) modalities, also making them highly interesting.

 

  • Track 2-1Patient advocacy
  • Track 2-2Evolution of generic drugs
  • Track 2-3Role of biogenomic in emergency medicine
  • Track 2-4Advanced drug kinetics
  • Track 2-5Recent technology in biopharmaceuticals

Biopharmaceutical informatics endeavors to use information technology, sequence-and structure-based bioinformatics analyses, molecular modeling and simulations, and statistical data analyze towards biologic drug development. Development of databases containing the experimental data on biophysical stability, safety along with molecular sequence.

 

  • Track 3-1Applications of Computation in Biologic Drug DevelopmentĀ 
  • Track 3-2Physics-based molecular modelling
  • Track 3-3Creation of databases and data mining
  • Track 3-4Protein sequence-structural contexts and degradation reaction mechanisms
  • Track 3-5Pre-clinical immunogenicity risk assessment of biotherapeutics
  • Track 3-6De risk biopharmaceutical development

A fundamental component to this mission across the biopharmaceutical industry is determining and solving common issues that compromise the success of a clinical development program – the shared pathway to safer and more clinically meaningful medicines. The challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry make the choice of a strategic discovery partner more important than ever.

 

  • Track 4-1Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Track 4-2Dose & Therapeutic response
  • Track 4-3Dosage form and route of administration
  • Track 4-4Pre Clinical & Clinical Testing
  • Track 4-5Clinical trial protocol
  • Track 4-6Phases of Clinical Research

Biosimilars are the generic version of biological. A biosimilar is a biologic therapeutic item which is duplicate of a unique item that is produced by an alternate organization. It is the new buzz word in pharmaceutical industry. Biosimilars are highly comparable to licensed reference product not accept minor differences in clinically passive components; also there are no clinically needful disparities between the biologicals and the reference product in terms of safety, purity, and potency.

Biologic Drugs are genetically occurred from a living organism, such as a virus, protein, to maintain the body’s natural response to infections and diseases. Biologics target proteins, and cells responsible for the manifestation and damage of rheumatoid arthritis and other types of inflammatory arthritis. The proteins targeted include tumors necrosis factor (TNF), interleukin-1 (IL-1) and interleukin-6 (IL-6), which shows effect in joint inflammation. Biologics are reserved for people whose arthritis has not retorted well to disease-modifying anti rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).

 

  • Track 5-1Analytical Strategies for Biosimilars
  • Track 5-2Clinical development of biosimilars
  • Track 5-3Globalization of Biosimilars
  • Track 5-4Biosimilar GMP protein analysis
  • Track 5-5Advances in biological products
  • Track 5-6Generic biological drugs

Emerging analytical tools and techniques used for the characterization of therapeutic proteins and antigen reagents from the basic recombinant antigen and antibody characterization of complex which increases the molecular designs and analysis techniques of a therapeutic protein which exposes the analytical challenges that may occur when characterizing these molecules, and presents a number of tested solutions.  Biotherapeutics is a resource for analytical scientists, biologists, and mass spectrometrists involved in the analysis of biomolecules, as well as scientists employed in the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology industries.

  • Track 6-1Mass Spectrometric Characterization of Recombinant Proteins
  • Track 6-2Characterizing the Termini of recombinant proteins
  • Track 6-3Activity & Conformation of Recombinant proteins
  • Track 6-4Structural Characterization of recombinant proteins and antibodies
  • Track 6-5Antibody - Drug Conjugates

Regulatory Science is the science of advanced standards equipment, and paths to assess the safety, Drug toxicity and quality, potency of all FDA-regulated products. An access to lengthen the programs in regulatory science that leverages what has been well-educated in the development of training programs for translational scientists, and this model for regulatory science program development is being refined and adopted by all of the institutions that are part of the CTSA network. The target audience for such a program is broad, noted that it is necessary to break out of the mindset that regulatory science resides totally with FDA and that the field's purpose is to create a workforce that will function within the FDA. Regulatory science is a collaborative effort that goes beyond FDA. Critical needs for a regulatory science training program understand research and scientific methodology, toxicology, therapeutics, and pharmacology that underpin the regulatory process.

  • Track 7-1Biopharma Regulatory challenges
  • Track 7-2Regulatory Approvals for Biopharma drug products
  • Track 7-3Overview of drug, biologic and device regulatory pathways
  • Track 7-4Role of Regulatory Authorities
  • Track 7-5BPCI Act
  • Track 7-6Hatch-Waxman Act

Biopharmaceutics are a drug substance derived from living organisms or produced using biotechnology that are composed of biological entities such as proteins, peptides, nucleic acids, or cells. Drug development and biological product is a global massive complex enterprise that entails health care systems, disease knowledge, drug development, clinical research with many technologies and processes.

 

  • Track 8-1Solubility Enhancement Techniques
  • Track 8-2Delivery Of Biopharmaceuticals
  • Track 8-3Challenges In Formulation
  • Track 8-4Novel Drug Delivery System
  • Track 8-5Biologic drug manufacturing challenges

Biotherapeutics is illustrated as the process in which different chemical materials are incorporated to form final medicinal substances. The formulation studies associates developing a preparation of drug tolerable for patient. Formulation is the word often used in a way that consists dosage form. Formulation studies examines factors such as solubility, polymorphism, particle size, and pH as all of these can effects bioavailability and hence the reaction of a drug.

  • Track 9-1Routes of administration: Oral, Rectal,Vaginal, Lingual etc
  • Track 9-2Entreal Formulation
  • Track 9-3Parenteral formulations
  • Track 9-4Topical formulations

Disintegration has become an important and broadly used test receiving more accentuation worldwide from regulatory specialists amid the last 15 years. It is a critical quality control excessively and a guide, making it impossible to formulation development. Dissolution testing measures change on stability, and is utilized to build up in-vitro in-vivo correlations for some products. The disintegration test has experienced changes and updates subsequently of the expanded regulatory interest and the pharm practical industry's examination of aspects of disintegration testing to additionally enhance and get it the technique.

 

  • Track 10-1Diffusion Layer Model
  • Track 10-2The Interfacial Barrier Model
  • Track 10-3Modelling Random Effects
  • Track 10-4Comparison of Dissolution Profiles

The assessment of BA/BE of different drug products is based on the fundamental assumption that two products are equivalent when the rate and extent of absorption of the test drug does not show a significant difference from the rate and extent of absorption of the reference drug when administered at the same molar dose of the therapeutic ingredient under similar experimental conditions in either a single dose or multiple doses. Should the rate of absorption actually differ between products, it would have to be intentional and reflected in the proposed product label and be clearly demonstrated that it is not essential in the attainment of effective body drug concentrations on chronic use or has been shown to be medically insignificant for the drug. In practice, equivalence is indicated when key pharmacokinetic parameters used to establish rate and extent of the test, and reference products fall within a preset confidence interval. The FDA declares a drug product to be therapeutically equivalent to the innovator product if it is pharmaceutically equivalent, i.e., same active ingredient, dosage form, strength and route of administration, and bioequivalent. Products that are therapeutically equivalent can be used interchangeably. Thus, BE studies are construed to be considered surrogates for comparative clinical trials for the assessment of therapeutic equivalence in safety and efficacy between two drug products.

 

  • Track 11-1PK/PD studies
  • Track 11-2Drug Absorption and Distribution
  • Track 11-3Dissolution Studies
  • Track 11-4Bioequivalence Protocols : In vitro-In vivo correlation
  • Track 11-5Bio accessibility Factor

Pharmaceutical analytic market analysis arrangement with the collection, analysis, and resolution of details and data acknowledgement to the market environment of a given pharmaceutical product – in general of a medical drug. The elementary use of pharmaceutical market analysis is to boost as realistic and objective as possible a response of the marketing opportunities of a given pharmaceutical product, thus developing the recognition of the chances and risks combined with its development potential as early on as possible.

  • Track 12-1Latest Developments In Biopharma Market Trends
  • Track 12-2Novel Approaches In Biopharmaceuticals
  • Track 12-3Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Process Development
  • Track 12-4Commercialization & Marketing
  • Track 12-5Tech transfer challenges in biopharmaceutical drugs
  • Track 12-6Scale up essentials for biopharmaceutical drugs