MINNEAPOLIS, January 23, 2015 - The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education, Inc. (NIPTE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ajaz S. Hussain, Ph.D., as its new executive director. Ajaz joined NIPTE in October 2014 devoting 50% of his time to this position. He will continue to operate his consulting firm.
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education, Inc. (NIPTE) has been awarded a $499K two-year FDA contract to examine formulation effects on abuse deterrence properties in solid oral dosage forms of opioids. The project will investigate the effect of physicochemical properties of active ingredients and excipients, as well as overall composition and manufacturing technology, on the manipulation of the drug product for extraction of the active ingredient for putative abuse.