PDA is hosting a few interesting workshops in the coming weeks on key topics facing the industry. PharmTech spoke to experts participating in the workshop plans and you can listen to the interview podcasts here.
The two events are: 1-PDA/FDA Virus and TSE Safety Conference (May 15-17, 2012, Bethesda, MD): Interview with Dayue Chen, a Research Advisor in Bioprocess Development at Eli Lilly and Company. The focus of the conference is on Proactive Approaches to Mitigate Virus & TSE Risk. 2-QbD and Vaccines: A PDA/FDA Workshop (May 14, Bethesda, MD): Interview with Sam Venugopal of Pricewaterhouse Coopers. The focus of the workshop is on Applying QbD Principles in Vaccine Development.
Chen and Venugopal discuss why these topics were selected, current challenges within these areas, and key questions to be addressed at the meetings.