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July 10, 2019

Managing Herbal Medicine Use at the Pharmacy

As a pharmacist, you may be well aware that many of your patients use herbal medicine in varying degrees. In a common scenario, patients approach their pharmacist with an herbal product purchased elsewhere, wondering whether …Read More

July 9, 2019

Meet the 2019 September LOL Speakers

The Land O’ Lakes Drug Metabolism and Applied Pharmacokinetics Conference brings together pharmaceutical scientists and industry experts to discuss the role of absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination in the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of new product candidates. …Read More

June 27, 2019

Gender Matters for Heart Health

Almost everything we know about women’s heart diseases comes from…men, but this is changing. Research on how heart diseases manifest in men and women keeps growing. The more pharmacists understand these nuances, the more efficient …Read More

June 26, 2019

Meet the 2019 August LOL Speakers

The Land O’ Lakes Pharmaceutical Analysis Conference provides a forum to share new scientific and regulatory developments in the areas related to or with direct application for pharmaceutical analysis, product development, product quality and the analytical …Read More

June 18, 2019

Let’s Talk about Your Health

Making a conscious decision to educate yourself on gender-related health issues is good for your patients and your organization For the last three decades or so, there has been a greater focus among health professionals …Read More

June 7, 2019

Meet the 2019 July LOL Speakers

The Land O’ Lakes Bioanalytical Conference provides a forum to discuss issues and applications related to the analysis of approaches associated with new modalities and platforms, gene therapy, and multiomics. At the Land O’ Lakes Conference …Read More

May 3, 2019

Call for Help: How Pharmacists Can Support Mental Health Care

When it comes to mental health, the widespread belief might be that pharmacists do little more than dispense anti-depression, anti-anxiety medication, but in reality, the role of pharmacists in mental health spans both primary and …Read More

May 3, 2019

You’re in Charge of a (Bio)Pharmaceutical Project. Now What?

Scientists in pharmaceutical companies often become project managers, yet, when they are moved into these roles they receive little to no project management training. Managing (bio)pharmaceutical projects demands a variety of abilities from scientific and …Read More

April 8, 2019

Helping Patients Help Themselves: The Evolving Role of the Pharmacist in Diabetes Management

On average, a patient sees his primary care physician 3 to 4 times a year, “if we’re lucky,” according to Starlin Haydon-Greatting, director of clinical programs for the Illinois Pharmacists Association, in the American Journal …Read More

April 5, 2019

Navigating the Challenges of Stability Testing

In October 2018 Hospira voluntarily recalled more than 24,000 syringes of the injectable “Amidate.” The stability testing confirmed out of specification results for a degraded product. Daiichi Sankyo also voluntarily recalled two vaccines in October …Read More

March 11, 2019

Choosing between food and insulin – is the cost of diabetes care sustainable?

Recently the news is inundated with stories about insulin costs and the difficulties that patients with diabetes face. Some patients have stopped taking insulin altogether or reduced how often they take insulin. This leads to …Read More

March 4, 2019

Endogenous Biomarkers: A tool to detect drug-drug interactions (DDIs)

DDI Risks As the population ages, many patients will be taking more than one drug at a time. Multiple drugs can interact with each other and cause undesired side effects. These drug-drug interactions (DDIs) can …Read More

February 8, 2019

The Trouble With Biologics: Analyzing Large Molecules and Data Integrity

For decades there have been a small but effective number of approved biologics. However, biologics are now grabbing a larger share of drug development resources. Small molecules dominate the prescription market (more than 90% of …Read More

January 25, 2019

Arctic Front: Keeping patients warm and safe

An Arctic Front will make its way through the Great Lakes region and most of the Midwest this weekend. It is expected to last for a week to ten days. Here in Madison, WI temperatures …Read More

January 7, 2019

Innovation in Bioanalytical Research for Translational Medicine: This Time It’s Personal

Modern medicine has usually taken a “one size fits all approach” to therapies. Pharmaceutical companies develop drugs for the populations instead of an individual.  The “one size fits all approach” is driven by economics. Developing …Read More

December 20, 2018

Beating the Winter Blues: Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter is here. The sun does not rise until after 7:30 AM and sets at around 4:30 PM. People feel lethargic all day. Curling up in bed seems like a great option. The holidays are …Read More

November 28, 2018

Do I really need the flu shot? And other questions to address this flu season

Flu viruses are common during fall and winter. In North America, the flu season usually lasts from October through February but can extend all the way through May. Flu activity usually peaks December through February. …Read More

November 26, 2018

Fungal Armory and Weaponry: A Source for Pharmaceutical Development

The Land O’ Lakes conference series strives to be at the forefront of pharmaceutical innovation. Our Monday evening reception dinners feature speakers with a unique perspective. For our September (DMPK) Land O’ Lakes Conference we …Read More

October 29, 2018

Productivity in STEM: 6 tips and 3 little things to be more productive

As a STEM professional, you know productivity in STEM is extremely important. On any given day you are juggling many drug projects and tasks. Distractions like emails, meetings, and phone calls, make it difficult to …Read More

October 29, 2018

Managing Multiple Caregivers: 7 Tips to Stay Organized

My colleague hung up the phone with a sigh of relief. He had been navigating family drama for several hours now. The problem wasn’t resolved, but he was glad to be done with the conversation. …Read More

October 25, 2018

September Land O’ Lakes: 21st Century Cures Act and its Impact on DMPK

Conference Theme: 21st Century Cures Act and DMPK The theme of the 21st Annual Land O’ Lakes Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics conference was “New Opportunities for DMPK: The 21st Century Cures Act.” The 21st Century …Read More

October 8, 2018

2018 September Land O’ Lakes Recap

The fourth Land O’ Lakes Conference of 2018 wrapped up September 20th and was filled with productive discussions and varied topics in the drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics realm. The theme of the 21st Annual Drug …Read More

October 1, 2018

August Land O’ Lakes: Planning and Executing a Successful Conference

The Planning Committee The August Land O’ Lakes planning committee has many professionals from industry who were so impressed by this conference that they wanted to be more involved. All committee members have attended the …Read More

September 17, 2018

Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property Law: How Much Do You Know?

Land O’ Lakes pharmaceutical science conferences are a great place to learn about cutting-edge research and current trends in the industry. However, the organizers believe that it is important to offer topics “outside the box”. …Read More

August 22, 2018

2018 August Land O’ Lakes Conference Recap

The 58th Annual Land O’ Lakes Pharmaceutical Analysis Conference began Monday, August 6th, with an opening dinner on the top floor of the Fluno Center overlooking UW-Madison Campus. The conference chair this year was Elizabeth …Read More

August 15, 2018

Land O’ Lakes Bioanalytical Conference: Staying Ahead of the Curve

The July Land O’ Lakes Bioanalytical conference has the reputation of being innovative and keeping pace with industry trends. We sat down with planners and speakers to learn how this conference got it’s stellar reputation. …Read More

August 1, 2018

5 Best Practices for P&T Committee Members

Serving on a pharmacy and therapeutics committee is a vital and complex role. The evolution from clinical expert to a formulary decision maker is not easy. Formulary decisions for drugs and therapies have a tremendous …Read More

July 26, 2018

2018 July Land O’Lakes Conference Recap

The 19th Annual Land O’Lakes Bioanalytical conference held in partnership with AAPS took place July 9-12 at the Fluno Center on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus. The theme was “Emerging Therapeutic Paradigms: Supporting the Next …Read More

July 23, 2018

Formulation Development & Drug Delivery Conference: Wrapping Up Our 60th Successful Year

The June Land O’Lakes conference celebrated its 60th year in 2018. We sat down with speakers and attendees to learn more about the success and longevity of this conference. For a brief recap of what its …Read More

July 9, 2018

Meet the 2018 September Land O’ Lakes Speakers

The Land O’Lakes Conference series is world renowned as the premier teaching conference series for pharmaceutical sciences. The Conference topic for the 21st Annual Drug Metabolism and Applied Pharmacokinetics Conference is “New Opportunities for DMPK: …Read More

June 20, 2018

2018 June Land O’ Lakes Conference Recap

The 60th Annual Land O’ Lakes Formulation Development & Drug Delivery Conference focused on continuous manufacture (CM) from drug substance to drug products. Attendees enjoyed engaging discussion on continuous manufacture and valuable networking at this …Read More

June 5, 2018

Meet the 2018 August Land O’ Lakes Speakers

The Land O’ Lakes Conference series is world renowned as the premier teaching conference series for pharmaceutical sciences. The Conference topic for the 58th Annual Pharmaceutical Analysis Conference is “Analytical Considerations for a Comprehensive Control …Read More

May 3, 2018

Meet the 2018 July Land O’ Lakes Speakers

The Land O’ Lakes Conference series is well known for being the premier teaching conference for pharmaceutical scientists. The conference topic for the 19th Annual Bioanalytical Conference is “Emerging Therapeutic Paradigms: Supporting the Next Generation …Read More

April 5, 2018

Meet the 2018 June Land O’ Lakes Speakers

The Land O’ Lakes Conference series is well known for being the premier teaching conference for pharmaceutical scientists. This year our Annual Formulation Development and Drug Delivery Conference will celebrate its 60th year. We have …Read More

March 6, 2018

21st Century Cures Act in a 20th Century System?

Despite being the organization all US pharmaceutical companies must obey, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) isn’t always regarded as “modern” or “innovative.” What is the Cures Act? However, the FDA is attempting to change …Read More

March 5, 2018

Build Your Leadership Skills Using Science

By leveraging the best thinking and proven concepts from the study of leadership and human behavior, we can become better leaders regardless of our title or our place in the organizational hierarchy. The healthcare industry’s …Read More

February 22, 2018

Seven Reasons Why You should attend a Land O’ Lakes Conference this year

The University of Wisconsin’s School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacy Professional Development (DPPD), the largest academic provider of pharmacy continuing education and professional development in the country, invites you to the Land O’ Lakes Conference …Read More

February 5, 2018

Control Strategies: Success by Design

Quality by design (QbD) has become an important methodology in drug development. A fundamental concept of QbD is to start with the end in mind. The first step of designing a manufacturing process is to …Read More

January 25, 2018

Healthcare Leadership Challenges

Preparing for the next generation of healthcare Today at $3.35 trillion, the healthcare industry represents 18% of the US GDP. As baby boomers age and the demand for healthcare increases, the industry is poised to …Read More

January 18, 2018

Drug Development Challenges: Join the Discussion

Making 2018 a Breakthrough Year As pharmacy professionals, we know that drug development is a lengthy and complex process with no guarantee of success. Despite 25 years of scientific advances that have led to improved …Read More

January 16, 2018

Biomarkers: Growing Potential

A biomarker is a defined characteristic that is a measurable indicator of a biological process. Biomarkers measure normal or pathogenic processes. They may also measure pharmacologic responses to therapeutic intervention. Biomarkers can have molecular, histologic, …Read More

January 10, 2018

A New Partnership for Healthcare Leadership

Healthcare Industry: A look into the future The demographics of the United States are shifting. An aging baby boomer population has increased the demand for healthcare services. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects the …Read More

January 4, 2018

Make Professional Development Your New Year’s Resolution

The New Year always brings with it a sense of change and possibility, of growth and renewal. In that spirit, many of us resolve to make changes in our personal and professional lives over the …Read More

December 27, 2017

Continuing Professional Development and Its Importance in the Pharmaceutical World

We recently sat down with Dr. Stephanie Passas-Farmer to talk about the importance of career development for pharmaceutical professionals both at the start of their professional lives and as they grow into their middle careers. …Read More

December 13, 2017

Continuous Manufacturing: Batch to the Future

The standard pharmaceutical production method for over 50 years has been batch manufacturing. Batch manufacturing is a multi-step, lengthy process that involves large-scale equipment. The pharmaceutical industry has been looking for ways to become more …Read More

December 4, 2017

Addressing Challenges in the Pharmaceutical Industry

We had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Stephanie Pasas-Farmer, Owner & Principal Consultant of Biodata Solutions, to discuss the challenges in the pharmaceutical industry today, and what possible solutions are out there. Dr. …Read More

November 28, 2017

The Evolving Role of the Medical Science Liaison

What you need to know about Managed Markets The role of the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is growing in stature within the global industry and we have an opportunity to help fill this need. Currently, …Read More

February 22, 2017

Amorphous Solid Dispersions-One approach to improving Bioavailability

Though amorphous solid dispersions can add complexity to a drug development project, the difference they make can be the difference between bioavailable drug and failed project.

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February 6, 2017

Challenges in Effectively Training of Medical Science Liaisons

Various healthcare industries ‐ to include pharmaceutical and medical supply manufacturers ‐ increasingly rely on Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) to provide peer‐to‐peer professionals product education in addition to research and various other professional duties. Individuals performing MSL roles are typically clinical PhDs, nurses and physicians, however clinical pharmacists (PharmDs) are by far the most common healthcare professionals hired by manufacturers.

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This podcast is designed to bring you the latest news and information around topics relevant to all things related to pharmaceutical science. This podcast is a collaboration between The University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Pharmacy and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).

April 1, 2016

Zografi Interview Part 2

This is the second of a two part interview with Professor George Zografi reflecting on his career and contributions to the field of amorphous dispersions

March 18, 2016

Zografi Interview Part 1

This is the first of a two part interview with Professor George Zografi reflecting on his career and contributions to the field of amorphous dispersions

March 3, 2016

Big Data Part 2

Dr. Burns continues his discussion about big data with Professor Tatonetti.

February 26, 2016

Big Data Part 1

Dr. Erik Burns interviews Dr. Nicholas Tatonetti, assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics and Director of Clinical Informatics at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University.