Inhalation Monday, August 21, 2017
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Inhalation is the only technical publication devoted exclusively to readers involved in development and production of pulmonary or nasal delivered pharmaceuticals.

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This Month's Focus: Particle Characterization
Obscuring the message: A critical examination of laboratory test methods for orally inhaled products that could lead the user astray: Part 1—Aerodynamic Particle Size Distribution (APSD) (Free)
The first in a two-part educational series discussing potential pitfalls in testing OIPs and ways to avoid them. The second article will discuss total emitted mass and related metrics.
 
Obscuring the message: A critical examination of laboratory test methods for orally inhaled products that could lead the user astray: Part 2—Total Emitted Mass (TEM) and related metrics (Free)
This is the second in a two-part educational series discussing potential pitfalls in testing OIPs and ways to avoid them. The first article will discuss aerodynamic particle size distribution (APSD).
 
General Features
Cross-Industry Organizations: DDL2017 and additional activities of The Aerosol Society (Free)
Highlights of the upcoming 28th DDL and a review of other 2017 educational events
 
Previewing Inhaled Therapies for Tuberculosis and Other Infectious Disease (Free)
The 4th International TB Meeting: “Inhaled Therapies for Tuberculosis and Other Infectious Disease: Products, Technologies and Procedures for Efficiently Treating Pulmonary Diseases” will be held October 16-17 in Durham, NC, US.
 
Previewing the 6th Medicon Valley Inhalation Symposium and Workshop (Free)
The 6th Medicon Valley Inhalation Symposium and Workshop will take place October 11-13, 2017 at Medicon Village in Lund, Sweden.
 
A preview of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Inhalation Toxicologists (Free)
“Looking into the Lung: Evaluating Toxicity of Inhaled Therapeutics” will be the theme of the Association of Inhalation Toxicologists’ Annual Meeting, October 26-27, 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 
Inhalation toxicity of graphene and its derivatives (Free)
As occupational exposure to graphene and its derivatives increases, its inhalation toxicity should continue to be investigated.
 
Back Page: New system enables more donor lungs to be transplanted (Free)
The viability of donor lungs could be improved, enabling more of them to be used and shortening the time patients have to wait for transplantation.
 
2017 Editorial Calendar
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August
October
December

Coming Next Issue
A preview of DDL2017 and the Siminhale Workshop
Back Page: Black children at significantly higher risk of asthma death 
Cross-Industry Organizations: Respiratory Drug Delivery—Feedback and the Future
Issue Focus: Devices
Previewing the AAPS 2017 Annual Meeting and Exposition
Special Section: Outsourcing services
Spray pattern: A rapid and sensitive early development tool for respiratory drug products
The pressurized metered dose inhaler: Past, present and future perspectives
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