College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

LPD2E Capabilities

The Laboratory for Product Design, Development & Evaluation Core Laboratories in the Industrial Pharmacy Division has the following capabilities:

General Capabilities

  • Solubility enhancement of poorly soluble drugs
  • Flavor masking 
  • Nanoparticle drug delivery
  • Microemulsion drug delivery
  • Dematological drug delivery
  • Placebo tablet & capsule production
  • API clinical trial production

Evaluative Capabilities

  • Dissolution testing- tablets, capsules, and ointments
  • Powder characterization
  • Product stability determination
  • Taste testing panels
  • Ingredient compatibility testing

Analytical Capabilities

  • UV-Vis spectrophotometer image machinery
  • Surface tension analysis
  • Viscosity determination
  • TGA-DSC-TMA analysis
  • Dynamic light scattering
  • PXRD
  • FTIR
  • Scanning electron microscopy
  • Fluorescence analysis
  • Moisture determination
  • HPLC analysis

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Last Updated: 6/26/15