Inside the magazine
Orest Lastow describes a novel technique for removing the built-up charge from dry powder inhaler components, offering a potential solution to the issues caused by static charges in these devices, including decreased performance, altered powder properties and increased variability in delivered dose.
Julie Suman and Nektaria Karavas discuss the challenges and opportunities of intranasal vaccination – showcasing current understanding for both liquid and powder products. Experimental studies highlight critical issues, the performance of commercially available devices and developments in formulation practice.
Jasdip Koner, Abdul Ershad and David Wyatt introduce Aston Particle Technologies’ novel dry powder processing technology – isothermal dry particle coating (iDPC™) – explaining how it has the capacity to enhance and broaden the scope of what dry powder formulations can achieve in respiratory medicine.