Phony Pharmaceuticals

Radhakrishnan, Rekha
November 2013
PM Network;Nov2013, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses innovative projects aimed at exposing fake medications and fraud in the pharmaceutical market and keeping patients safe. A University of Notre Dame project team developed a paper analytical device (PAD) that allows users to swipe a pill across a piece of paper to determine substandard or counterfeited drugs. U.S. Food and Drug Administration Forensic Chemistry Center scientists Nicola Ranieri and Mark Witkowski developed the counterfeit detection device version 3 (CD-3).


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