April 20, 2016

Tergus Hires for Key Positions

We just announced the addition of several new positions and the hiring of James Varner as a Senior Manager of Analytical R&D and Lance Rogers as […]
February 26, 2016

Tergus CEO to Lead Boot Camp Session at Dermatology Entrepreneur Conference

Dr. Nalamothu will present a session titled, Preclinical Activities on the Critical Path, which will focus on the considerations and strategies needed to successfully bring a […]
May 6, 2015

Continuous Manufacturing and Semi-Solids

A recent article in Outsourcing Pharma reported on FDA’s CDER Director Janet Woodcock’s testimony to congress on continuous manufacturing for the pharmaceutical industry. Woodcock stated in […]
April 30, 2015

Tergus Hires Quality Assurance (QA) Executive – Kelly Thomas has 18 years of experience in quality control and cGMP

We have some great news to share: Tergus (, the industry leader in topical pharmaceutical development, skin biology & IVRT testing and Phase I – III […]
March 11, 2015

Skin Cancer Drug Fast-tracked to Patients in UK

An interesting article just appeared on the BBC news about a skin cancer drug that has been fast-tracked through Early Access to Medicines scheme (EAMS), launched […]
March 6, 2015

BioPharma Reporter Analysis of Biosimilars

There was an interesting article in BioPharma Reporter on the barriers to the biosimilar market in the U.S. What stood out for us in the article […]
March 5, 2015

Recent Studies on Oxytocin as a Therapy for Autism

Researchers at Emery University have just published a study in Neuropsychopharmacology on the use of Oxytocin as a therapy to enhance social function in psychiatric disorders, […]
January 8, 2015

TOPICAL DELIVERY – The Importance of the Right Formulation in Topical Drug Development

BACKGROUND Topical formulations for pharmaceutical delivery are becoming increasingly popular. Topical delivery has a number of advantages: the ability to deliver drug substance more selectively to […]
October 10, 2014

The Need for Standardization of In Vitro Release Testing (IVRT)

Kailas Thakker, PhD, Co-founder of Tergus   Standardization of In Vitro Release test (IVRT) is a step to achieving consistency in release rate data in a […]
September 23, 2014

The IVRT Outbreak

In vitro release testing (IVRT) for semi-solid dosage forms (e.g. creams, lotions, gels, and ointments) has been around for more than thirty years, first appearing in […]
September 11, 2014

Research in the 21st Century – Empiricism and Quality by Design

Empirical research and observation predates written history. Aristotle and Archimedes extolled the virtues of deductive reasoning. Early scientists like Hippocrates and others used empirical methods in […]