NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 15, at 10:00 a.m. ET, CPhI Pharma Evolution's Editor-in-Chief, Agnes Shanley, will interview NIR spectroscopist and PAT expert Emil Ciurczak on practical approaches to Process Analytical Technology (PAT) in a live video chat. Since the FDA introduced the term in 2004, PAT has generated some confusion and misunderstanding among professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Emil Ciurczak will address common myths and misconceptions, and share insights into how PAT can be implemented and used to improve efficiency and reduce quality assurance and control costs at any pharmaceutical facility.
Ciurczak was one of the first to apply PAT concepts, widely used in other industries such as chemicals and petrochemicals, and semiconductor manufacturing, to drug manufacturing and quality operations. He has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over four decades. In 1983, he introduced NIR spectroscopy to pharmaceutical applications, and is generally credited as one of the first to use process analytical technologies in drug manufacturing and development. His research has focused on pharmaceutical applications of NIR, and he has published more than four dozen articles in refereed journals, over 150 magazine columns, and presented nearly 200 technical papers. Ciurczak is a regular blogger on PharmaEvolution.com.
For more information and to participate in the live video chat, click here: http://www.pharmaevolution.com/video-stream.asp?section_id=3043&doc_id=560780
Next week, on Thursday, August 22, at 10:00 a.m. ET, CPhI Pharma Evolution will host a video chat on Question-Based Review (QbR) for Generics with FDA expert. For more information, click here: http://www.pharmaevolution.com/video-stream.asp?section_id=3043&doc_id=560782
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