PDA Letter

October PDA Letter

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  • Career Advancement Strategies Without the Noise

    by Ira Mann, FPC of Atlanta | Sep 26, 2014
    What hot skills are pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies looking for today? What jobs are most in demand? What do companies want in their quality and regulatory or their manufacturing and process science professionals including those at the Director and Vice President levels? Can you give me some advice on my resume?
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  • Industry, Regulators Collaborate on ATMPs

    by Joshua Eaton, PDA | Sep 26, 2014
    While the field of advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) continues to mature, the process remains slow. Because they are classified as medicinal products, advanced therapeutics face the same requirements as any other medicinal product submitted for Market Authorization, as outlined under current European pharmaceutical manufacturing guidelines. Not surprisingly, the challenge of complying with these regulatory expectations in terms of quality, safety and efficacy was a recurring theme throughout discussions at PDA’s Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products conference in June in Madrid.
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  • Chapter Involvement Proves a Worthwhile “Adventure”

    by Rebecca Stauffer, PDA | Sep 26, 2014
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Read the Full October Issue (Members Only)

Recruiter Ira Mann offers his perspective on the state of pharma and biotech manufacturing as well as advice for those thinking or planning to look for a new job. Stefany Goldman shares how involvement in PDA’s Southern California Chapter led her to new career opportunities. And our second feature article looks at reducing human error in a GMP facility.