Biopharmaceuticals: What They Are and How They Are Made With Professor Andrew Zydney

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August 22, 2022

Biopharmaceuticals: What they are and how they are made? With Professor Andrew Zydney In this episode of Teach Me in 10, we’re joined by Professor Andrew Zydney, Bayard D. Kunkle Chair and professor of Chemical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University. Biopharmaceuticals – sometimes referred to as biologics – are drugs that are produced using living cells or organisms. Since their introduction, biopharmaceuticals have dramatically altered the landscape of modern medicine, providing treatment options for a broad range of diseases. In less than 10 minutes, Professor Zydney talks us through: what are biopharmaceuticals? How do they differ from traditional small-molecule pharmaceuticals? How are they made? What factors might influence the high cost of biopharmaceuticals? For further reading on biopharmaceuticals, be sure to check out the following resources: • What is a biopharmaceutical?Biopharmaceutical analysisTherapeutic antibodiesProgress in biopharmaceutical developmentNew developments in membranes for bioprocessing

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