INHALED AND NASAL BIOLOGICS

The significance and challenges of delivering a biologic drug to the lungs and the nose

Inhaled biologics have been forecast to grow in importance due to the fact that inhalation presents a highly attractive route for the administration of various classes of large molecule, particularly for the treatment of respiratory diseases. Here, Chris Vernall, Business Development Director, Intertek Pharmaceutical Services, discusses the significance and difficulties of biologics in the inhalables sector, and how Intertek’s Centre of Excellence for Inhaled and Nasal Biologics provides valuable services for those developing products in this area.