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    Designing a biologics manufacturing facility: Early planning for success

    This article reviews important steps in the manufacture of biologics. The authors provide planning steps for compliance with current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) to readiness for chemistry, manufacturing, and controls (CMC). They pose important questions manufacturers should address, from facility issues to working with a contract development manufacturing organization. They conclude that trends toward reducing the time to market put considerable stress on all aspect...
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    Establishing Manufacturing Controls: A Hurdle for the Cell and Gene Therapy Industry

    Addressing manufacturing controls for the cell and gene therapy industry, this article discusses criticality of establishing Chemistry Manufacturing Controls (CMC) Readiness, Critical Quality Attributes (CQAs) and Critical Process Parameters (CPPs) for cell and gene therapy products. The author suggests manufacturers need sound drug development and manufacturing facility plans covering a product’s lifecycle and should establish sustainable manufacturing control strategies ...