This webinar will present the concepts of crystal structure and polymorphism in drug development of oral solid dosage forms, will introduce CSP as an option to minimize solid-state risks, and, finally, will describe how mesoporous silica can be used as a last-resort technology to homogenize a solid form from exhibiting polymorphism. All of the above will be supported by a range of case studies from a diverse and highly relevant chemical space. Finally, we will propose an integrated workflow to combine computational and formulation technologies to optimize the development of orally delivered small molecules.
In this webinar, you will learn:
Gudrun Birk, Ph.D.
Head of Controlled Release
Gudrun is a pharmacist by education and has been with MilliporeSigma since April 2014. Within the R&D organization, she and her team focus on the development of innovative new excipients and functional excipients systems for solid oral dosage forms. She presents research results at scientific conferences and in publications as well as provides customers with guidance and support for their unique formulation challenges. Gudrun studied pharmacy at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and holds a Ph.D. from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany.
Senior Director - Solid Form Design
Dr. Michael Bellucci is a senior director at XtalPi, Inc. where he leads a research team that develops algorithm technologies for solid form development and risk assessment as well as drug discovery. Prior to his current role, he was a research scientist at MIT in the Novartis-MIT Center for Continuous Manufacturing where he led many research projects in collaboration with pharmaceutical companies. His solid-state research has focused on combining computational chemistry and A.I./machine learning methods to study processes and properties associated with molecular crystals, such as solubility, morphology, surface adsorption, polymorphic transitions, and nucleation and crystallization. Michael is a theoretical and computational chemist by education and holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from Boston University.
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