Why the Cold Chain is Striking Hot - ASIA Outlook

October 29, 2018

Find out why the life science temperature-controlled space continues to grow apace in Asia Pacific and how supply chains can keep up with every-complex demands in a recent ASIA Outlook article by ...

Expert Opinion: The Latest Insight on the Life Sciences Supply Chain - ASIA Outlook

October 26, 2018

Mark W. Sawicki, Ph.D., Chief Commercial officer of Cryoport, offers his take on why the life sciences cold chain space continues to grow apace in Asia Pacific and how supply chains can keep up...

Exclusive interview with Cryoport CEO - Gasworld

April 10, 2018

Gasworld spoke to Jerry Shelton, Cryoport’s CEO, to find out how the latest regenerative medicines wouldn’t be possible without an often overlooked, yet extremely important component: logistics.s. 

CAR-T Supply Chain Logistics - Contract Pharma Article

November 06, 2017

"This past August, the FDA approved the first chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) immunotherapy, Novartis’ Kymriah for the treatment of B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). It...

Cryogenic Logistics Company Cryoport Grabs Contracts for Gilead, Novartis CAR-T Products - BioSpace Article

November 03, 2017

"In the world of developing and manufacturing cell-based therapeutics an approved medication for any indication is only part of the business plan. The other aspect is delivering the product to...

Intelligent Logistics: Key Considerations of Manufacturing Biologics

September 21, 2017

The pharmaceutical industry faces many challenges when manufacturing biologics in a commercial environment. Since manufacturing is being increasingly outsourced, cell bank production, maintenance...

Risky Move

February 24, 2017

When transporting temperature-sensitive regenerative therapies, companies can mitigate risk by employing a Supply Chain Quality by Design (SC-QbD) process during clinical and commercial...

IT and Logistics Solutions for Animal Vaccine Distribution

December 07, 2016

Animal vaccines are essential, not just because they can effectively prevent potentially serious diseases in animals, but also they can be beneficial to humans’ health. In an International Journal...

Cold Chain Planning: An Integrated Approach

December 03, 2016

CAR T-cell therapy, immunotherapy and other autologous cellular therapies require an integrated approach for their manufacture, shipment and storage. The need for integration is largely due to the...

Logistics Advancements and Trends in the Biopharma Industry

December 01, 2016

For successful commercial distribution, advanced cellular therapies require secure, well-designed cold chain management solutions based on effective packaging, informatics and logistics expertise....

Cold Chain Challenges Evolving With Industry

November 23, 2016

To ensure the safety and efficacy of inherently fragile regenerative medicines and other temperature-sensitive clinical trial therapeutics and biospecimens, the materials must be maintained within...

Cold Chain Planning for Regenerative Medicine Clinical Studies

November 01, 2016

The advent of regenerative therapy — a field that includes gene therapy, gene editing, stem cell therapy and immuno-oncology — is creating an unprecedented need for cold chain logistics. According...

It’s Never Too Early for Cold Chain Planning for Cellular Therapies

October 01, 2016 New cellular therapies underscore the complexity of cold chain logistics with new requirements that may be unfamiliar to even experienced supply chain managers. Writing in Applied Clinical Trials,

The Complexity of Cold Chain Logistics

September 08, 2016 Cell and gene therapy is now considered “the third pillar” of health care — along with traditional pharmaceuticals and biologic drugs. One critical challenge in the commercialization of cell and...

The Best Chance of Delivery for Life-Giving Shipments

June 21, 2016

As Asia’s pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries grow, the infrastructure, supply chain management and logistics management challenges necessitate innovation. The need for proper shipping...

Logistical Nightmare

May 10, 2016 Today’s most innovative medical breakthroughs, including cell therapies, tissue engineering, gene-modified cell therapies and genome editing therapies have three things in common: They are...

Consequences of Using Non-Frozen Delivery Systems Putting Biopharmaceutical Cargo at Risk

May 09, 2016

Non-frozen delivery systems for new drug therapies do not always provide acceptable temperature control. In the event of a transportation delay, medicines that require strict temperature...

Cold Chain: Going the Extra Mile

February 01, 2016 Changing global regulatory requirements and complex supply chains have resulted in increasingly conservative approaches to temperature control in biopharmaceutical logistics. Cryoport Chief...

Cryogenic Cold Chain Risk Mitigation

November 13, 2015 In an interview with Contract Pharma, Cryoport Chief Commercial Officer Mark Sawicki, Ph.D. , explains the requirements, challenges and regulatory issues associated with cryogenically shipping...