2020 NIPTE Research Conference

Advances in Pharmaceutical Technology and Education

All sessions will be held virtually

December 8-11, 2020

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

This free conference will be held over multiple days to include:
• Educational webinars and special sessions
• Exchange of ideas and best practices
• Award presentations
• Networking
• Research presentations

Draft agenda

Tuesday, December 8

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

SESSION 1  |   Conference Welcome & Keynote
08:00 a.m.Conference overview & introductions – Dr. Vadim Gurvich, NIPTE
08:15 a.m.Dr. Ajaz Hussain,
08:45 a.m.Keynote address — Drs. Stephen Schondelmeyer and Michael T. Osterholm, University of Minnesota — “Impact of the Pandemic on Drug Shortages”
09:15 a.m.NIPTE Distinguished Scholars Awards, Dr. Vadim Gurvich, NIPTE
09:45 a.m.Break
 
PRESENTATIONS   |   NIPTE Distinguished Scholars
10:00 a.m.Dr. Kenneth R. Morris — “Modeling Artifact and Anomalies as a Research Strategy”
10:30 a.m.Dr. Ryan Pearson, University of Maryland — “Engineering Nanoparticles for Immunomodulation”
11:00 p.m.Hongbo Chen, University of Minnesota — “Improving the manufacturability and dissolution performance of drugs through spherical crystallization.”
11:30 a.m.Dana Moseson, Purdue University — “Origins of residual crystallinity in hot-melt extruded amorphous solid dispersions and product performance implications”
12:00 p.m.Session End  
  
SESSION 2  |  Nanotechnology
03:00 p.m.Session and speaker introductions – Dr. Ali Salem, University of Iowa
03:15 p.m.Dr. Xiaoming Xu, Office of Pharmaceutical Quality, FDA
03:35 p.m.Zhengrong Cui, University of Texas at Austin — TBA
03:55 p.m.Devika Manickam, Duquesne University — “Cell-derived Extracellular Vesicles and Lipidoid Nanoparticles for CNS Drug Delivery”
04:15 p.m.Emad Ibrahim Wafa, graduate student, University of Iowa — “Polymeric Particles as Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Vectors”
04:35 p.m.André O’Reilly Beringhs, University of Connecticut — “Imaging Tumors using X-ray Computed Tomography through Nanocapsule-based Contrast Agent”
05:00 p.m.Panel / Q&A — Dr. Xiuling Lu, University of Connecticut, moderator
5:20 p.m.Session end

Wednesday, December 9

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

SESSION 1   |   Advanced Manufacturing
08:00 a.m.Session and speaker introductions — Dr. Ira Buckner, Duquesne University
08:15 a.m.Dr. Thomas O’Connor, Division of Product Quality Research, FDA — “The Role of Advanced Manufacturing in Addressing Current Industry & Patient Needs”
08:35 a.m.Dr. David Thompson, Purdue University — “Optimization of Continuous API Manufacture, Guided by High-Throughput Experimentation”
08:55 a.m.Dr. Diane Burgess, University of Connecticut — “Continuous Manufacturing of Complex Parenterals”
09:15 a.m.Dr. Fernando Muzzio, Rutgers University — TBA
09:35 a.m.Dr. Frank Gupton, Virginia Commonwealth University
09:55 a.m.Panel / Q&A — Dr. Michael Repka, University of Mississippi, moderator
10:00 a.m.Session End
 
PRESENTATIONS  |  Student Research
12:00 p.m.Mustafa Bookwala, Duquesne University — “Crystal Structure Solution for Terfenadine Allows Prediction of its Mechanical Disordering during Milling”
12:10 p.m.Presenter 2
12:20 p.m.Presenter 3
12:30 p.m.Presenter 4
12:40 p.m.Presenter 5
12:50 p.m.Session End
  
SESSION 2   |   Ajaz Hussain Tribute
03:00 p.m.Session and speaker introductions – Dr. Vadim J. Gurvich, NIPTE
03:15 p.m.Dr. Robin Bogner, University of Connecticut
03:35 p.m.Dr. Kenneth R. Morris — “Modeling Artifact as a Research Strategy”
03:55 p.m.Dr. Stephen R. Byrn, Purdue University — “Ajaz Hussain: Quality Guru”
04:15 p.m.Dr. Ajaz Hussain
04:35 p.m.Virtual Reception
05:00 p.m.Session End

Thursday, December 10

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

SESSION 1  |   Quality Scorecards / Index
08:30 a.m.Session and speaker introductions — Dr. John Gray, Ohio State University
08:45 a.m.Dr. Stephen R. Byrn, Purdue University — “Initial Investigation of Drug Formulation-Based Recalls”
09:15 a.m.Dr. Rahul Haware, Long Island University — “Multivariate Approach for Decoding Responsible Drug Molecular Descriptors for Product Recalls”
09:45 a.m.Panel / Q&A
10:00 a.m.Session End
 
PRESENTATIONS   |   Student Research
12:00 p.m.Gerrit Vreeman, University of Minnesota — “Salt formation for improved tabletability despite reduced plasticity”
12:10 p.m.Presenter 7
12:20 p.m.Presenter 8
12:30 p.m.Presenter 9
12:40 p.m.Presenter 10
01:00 p.m.Session End
  
SESSION 2   | Various
03:00 p.m. Dr. James Polli, University of Maryland — “Introducing Complex Generics Center”
03:30 p.m.Eyal Barash, Barash Law — “Intellectual Property in Pharma: General Principles for the Research Scientist”
03:55 p.m.Dr. Mudassir Rashid, Illinois Institute of Technology — “Advanced Manufacturing of Biopharmaceuticals: Model Learning and Predictive Control”
04:15 p.m.Session End

Friday, December 11

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

SESSION 1   |   Knowledge Management and New Prior Knowledge
08:00 a.m.Session and speaker introductions — Dr. Kenneth R. Morris
08:15 a.m.Dr. Gintaras “Rex” Reklaitis, Purdue University — “Knowledge Sharing and Management in support of development and manufacturing”
08:35 a.m.Dr. Douglas Hausner, Patheon Pharma Services
08:55 a.m.Dr. Fernando Muzzio, Rutgers University
09:15 a.m.Atul Dubey, USP
09:35 a.m.Panel / Q&A
10:00 a.m.Session End
SESSION 2   |   Abuse Deterrent Formulations
03:00 p.m.Session and speaker introductions — Dr. Stephen W. Hoag, University of Maryland
03:15 p.m.Heather Boyce, Office of Generic Drugs, Food and Drug Administration — “Pharmacokinetics of milled oxycodone hydrochloride tablet products following nasal insufflation in nondependent, recreational opioid users”
03:35 p.m.Sebastian Schwier, Grunenthal GmbH
03:55 p.m.Ziyaur Rahman, Texas A&M University — “Understanding Science of Meth-Deterrent Formulations”
04:15 p.m.Dr. Feng Zhang, Texas A&M University — “Dow Chemical vs. Sumitomo Seika PEO, How does the difference impact product quality of ADF?”
04:35 p.m.Panel / Q&A — Dr. Stephen R. Byrn, Purdue University, moderator
05:00 p.m.Closing Remarks — Dr. Xiuling Lu, University of Connecticut
05:15 p.m.Conference End