TITLE

Phony Pharmaceuticals

AUTHOR(S)
Radhakrishnan, Rekha
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
PM Network;Nov2013, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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).
ACCESSION #
91964697

 

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