• Advantages Of Using POD Cleanroom Technology

    With recent rapid market growth, demand has increased for flexible alternatives to centralized manufacturing. Having a full-scale GMP facility for each new therapy is implausible yet most facilities are not equipped with the flexibility required to manufacture multiple products. Learn about the advantages of flexible, pre-fabricated modular cleanrooms that are built offsite and delivered as a product to the customer site.

  • A Model To Increase Yield In mAb Cell Culture Perfusion At Large Scale

    As process intensification is adopted into large scale manufacturing, the responsibility of scale-down models to accurately represent the expanded operating space quickly follows. 

  • Efficient Transition Of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Cultures From Essential 8™ Medium Into NutriStem® hPSC XF Medium On Vitronectin

    For clinical translation of hPSCs into cellular therapy, the recommendation is to culture and expand these cells in xeno-free environments that oftentimes utilize recombinant human cell culture substrates like vitronectin. This paper reviews the suggested method for adapting hPSCs originally cultured in E8 on vitronectin to NutriStem® hPSC Medium on vitronectin.

  • Tangential Flow Filtration (UF/DF) Of Plasmid DNA

    Due to their structure, plasmids can sometimes pass through pores that are smaller than their apparent molecular weight. Additionally, the DNA can be shear-sensitive and tends to increase with plasmid size, and the result can be degradation and reduction of the overall yield. Learn how optimization of hydraulic parameters can help you achieve the desired plasmid purity, formulation, and concentration specifications.

  • Ensuring Provider Education And Readiness For Using A Novel CAR T

    A client was launching a novel CAR T-cell therapy in rare hematologic malignancy and needed support to mount an effective launch by mapping the patient journey in this complex CAR T-cell therapy process, identifying the pain points for access to therapy and addressing the educational needs across stakeholders. We were able assist them with a successful launch by designing and implementing comprehensive site training and resources to ensure safe use and patient access.

  • Use Of Gas Permeable Rapid Expansion (G-Rex®) Culture Ware With Chemically Defined Media For Simplistic And Robust T Lymphocyte Expansion

    As immune cell therapies continue to show promising clinical efficacy, advancements in manufacturing platforms must continue in parallel in order to enhance process control, definition, and ultimately, process yield. The single use Gas Permeable Rapid Expansion (G-Rex) vessel offers a practical, robust, and cost-effective solution for immune cell expansion scale up and scale out. In this paper we demonstrate that the chemically defined formulation exhibited robust expansion kinetics of human T cells isolated form peripheral blood of healthy donors in the GRex.

  • End Of End Point Assays: SPR Analytics In Vaccine Design, Development

    Discover how SPR can be used to accelerate vaccine discovery and development by helping overcome analytical challenges that have plagued the industry for decades.

  • 2020 Completed Trials: A Bumpy Road for Industry-Sponsored Clinical Studies

    The COVID-19 pandemic created delays for trials that were planned for completion in 2020 and directly contributed towards trial terminations. Despite this, more diseases, and more indications outside of oncology, achieved at least 25 successful trials. Read the full report.

  • Platform Cell And Gene Therapy Media Development

    This article highlights a case study on the removal of serum from the expansion step of an autologous cell therapy in a cost-effective manner without affecting cell performance.

  • Mechanistic Modeling Of Chromatography To Speed Up Process Development

    Catch up on the current opportunities and challenges for using mechanistic modeling to simulate and predict chromatographic behavior and experiments in silico





In this on-demand webinar Cell & Gene Chief Editor Erin Harris talks with Dr. Mark Gilbert, SVP of R&D at Acepodia, Thomas Lequertier, Head of Cell Therapy Manufacturing Unit at Celyad Oncology, and Luděk Sojka, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer at SOTIO, about the innovations in manufacturing that can reduce both costs and risks.

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