Risk Management Applications in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

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Hamid Mollah, Harold Baseman, Mike Long
Wiley, Jan 25, 2013 - Science - 432 pages

Sets forth tested and proven risk management practices in drug manufacturing

Risk management is essential for safe and efficient pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, control, and distribution. With this book as their guide, readers involved in all facets of drug manufacturing have a single, expertly written, and organized resource to guide them through all facets of risk management and analysis. It sets forth a solid foundation in risk management concepts and then explains how these concepts are applied to drug manufacturing.

Risk Management Applications in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing features contributions from leading international experts in risk management and drug manufacturing. These contributions reflect the latest research, practices, and industry standards as well as the authors' firsthand experience. Readers can turn to the book for:

  • Basic foundation of risk management principles, practices, and applications
  • Tested and proven tools and methods for managing risk in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical product manufacturing processes
  • Recent FDA guidelines, EU regulations, and international standards governing the application of risk management to drug manufacturing
  • Case studies and detailed examples demonstrating the use and results of applying risk management principles to drug product manufacturing
  • Bibliography and extensive references leading to the literature and helpful resources in the field

With its unique focus on the application of risk management to biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical manufacturing, this book is an essential resource for pharmaceutical and process engineers as well as safety and compliance professionals involved in drug manufacturing.

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About the author (2013)

A. HAMID MOLLAH, PhD, is the Head of Quality Engineering and Validation at XOMA. He has also held positions at Genentech and Baxter. He is a RAPS Certified Regulatory Affairs Professional and ASQ Certified Quality Engineer.

Dr. MIKE LONG, has two decades of experience leading product, process development, and validation efforts on a wide range of pharmaceutical, medical device, and combination products. He is a frequent speaker and writer on topics such as risk management, quality systems, quality by design, and process validation.

HAROLD S. BASEMAN, MBA, Principal and Chief Operating Officer, ValSource LLC, has more than thirty years of experience in pharmaceutical operations, validation, and regulatory compliance. He has held positions in executive management and technical operations at several manufacturing and consulting firms.

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