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PLUS:The Authority on Drug Development & ManufacturingPharmTech.comJanuary 2012Volume 36 Number 1FDAs Perspective on Starting MaterialsThe Drug Development and Analytical ToolboxJim Millers Outsourcing Outlook: Contract Services in 2012PEER-REVIEWEDAssessing Tablet-Sticking Propensity AntibodyDrugConjugatesLooking ahead to an emerging classof biotherapeutic Published 9/11 PATH0214R0US HeadquartersPatheon Inc. 4721 Emperor Blvd, Suite 200 Durham, NC 27703-8580 USA P: +1 919 226 3200 F: +1 919 474 2269 www.patheon.comEuropean Headquarters Patheon UK Ltd. 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Stand alone, tumble blender with V-Shell, Bin or a Double-Cone Shell. Available with or without intensier bar. Portable.Editorial Director Angie Drakulich adrakulich@advanstar.comExecutive Editor Patricia Van Arnum pvanarnum@advanstar.comManaging Editor Susan Haigney shaigney@advanstar.comEditor (Europe) Rich Whitworth; Scientific Editor Amy Ritter; Associate Editors Erik Greb, Stephanie Sutton, and Christopher Allen callen@advanstar.comArt Director Dan Ward Washington Editor Jill Wechsler jwechsler@advanstar.comContributing Editors Jim Miller; Hallie Forcinio; Susan J. Schniepp; Lynn D. Torbeck; and Eric Langer Correspondents Hellen Berger (Latin/South America,, Sean Milmo (Europe,, and Jane Wan (Asia, OFFICE485 Route One South, Building F, First Floor, Iselin, NJ 08830, USATel. 732.596.0276, Fax 732.647.1235, PharmTech.comEDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARDPharmaceutical Technology publishes contributed technical articles that undergo a rigorous, double-blind peer-review process involving members of our distinguished Editorial Advisory Board. Manuscripts should be sent directly to the managing editor at 485 Route One South, Building F, First Floor, Iselin, NJ 08830, USA.James P. AgallocoPresident, Agalloco & AssociatesLarry L. Augsburger, PhDProfessor, Department of Pharmaceutics, University of MarylandDavid H. Bergstrom, PhDCOO, NovaDel Pharma Inc.Rory BudihandojoDirector, Quality Systems Audit, Boehringer-Ingelheim Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Co. (China)Todd L. CecilVice-PresidentCompendial ScienceUnited States PharmacopeiaMetin elik, PhDPresident, Pharmaceutical Technologies International (PTI)Zak T. Chowhan, PhDConsultant, Pharmaceutical DevelopmentSuggy S. Chrai, PhDPresident and CEO,Chrai Associates, Inc.Roger Dabbah, PhDPrincipal Consultant, Tri-Intersect SolutionsTim FreemanDirector of Operations, FreemanTechnologySanjay Garg, PhDProfessor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of South AustraliaR. Gary Hollenbeck, PhDChief Scientific Officer, UPM PharmaceuticalsRuey-ching(Richard) Hwang, PhDSenior Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences,Pfizer Global R&DMansoor A. Khan, PhDDirector, FDA/CDER/DPQRRussell E. MadsenPresident, The Williamsburg Group, LLCHeidi M. Mansour, PhDAssistant Professor,College of Pharmacy, University of KentuckyJim MillerPresident, PharmSource Information Services Bio/Pharmaceutical Outsourcing ReportR. Christian Moreton, PhDVice-President, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Finnbrit ConsultingFernando J. Muzzio, PhDDirector, NSF Engineering Research Center on Structured Organic Particulate Systems, Dept. of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers UniversityMoheb M. Nasr, PhDVice-President, CMC Regulatory Strategy, Global Regulatory Affairs,GlaxoSmithKlineGarnet E. Peck, PhDProfessor Emeritus of Industrial Pharmacy, Purdue UniversityJames Polli, PhDProfessor, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Gurvinder Singh Rekhi, PhDDirector,Research and Development, Elan Drug Delivery Inc.Susan J. SchnieppPharmaceutical Consultant, Schniepp & Associates, LLCDavid R. SchonekerDirector of Global Regulatory Affairs, ColorconEric B. Sheinin, PhDPresident, Sheinin and AssociatesCharles A. Signorino, PhDCEO, Emerson Resources, Inc.Heinz Sucker, PhDProfessor Emeritus,Pharmaceutical Institute, University of BernScott Sutton, PhDMicrobiology NetworkLynn D. 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