Why pulmonary medications and inhalation technology are more relevant than ever in tackling worldwide health crises

With over half a billion people worldwide suffering from a chronic respiratory condition and cases of COVID-19 climbing above 25 million globally, pulmonary drug delivery via specialist inhalation devices is more relevant than ever. Pulmonary drugs offer the best potential for optimal delivery to the lungs while minimizing systemic side …

Using acute respiratory disease syndrome (ARDS) in vivo models to screen for coronavirus inflammation treatment

Solutions to the current COVID-19 pandemic involve preventing coronavirus infection through vaccination and treating the severe clinical symptoms of the disease, including acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Establishing in vitro screening for potential treatments, though, can be challenging, due to the limited number of appropriate research models available, and the …

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The COVID-19 road to recovery: coordinating clinical trial testing and central lab solutions

As COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, Covance Clinical Trials Testing Solutions (CTTS) witnessed a sudden influx of COVID-19 studies from both large pharmaceutical organizations and biotechs. Not only did CTTS need to accelerate the timelines for these drug development sponsors’ urgent studies, but they needed to provide patient-centric testing solutions, …