Blog Posts by USP Staff

Pharmacopeial Forum: 5 Things You Should Know

What is PF and how to use it to change USP standards

Pharmacopeial Forum (PF) is the vehicle through which USP publishes proposed revisions to USP–NF standards for public review and comment. Learn about PF and how you can use it to help shape standards for drugs, excipients and dietary supplements.

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The Evolving Role of Glycosylation Analysis for Biopharmaceuticals

New USP standards for glycosylation analysis

Learn about the evolving and challenging role of glycosylation analysis in biopharmaceutical science and how USP documentary and reference standards can support advances in this field.

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USP "Cheers" up Children's National Patients

corporate team building for kids hospital

USP staff and expert volunteers participated in a team building activity, in which they created and delivered 300 'cheer up' gift boxes to patients at Children's National Medical Center.

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What Is a USP Standard?

drug reference standard

Developing documentary standards and Reference Standards is the core of what we do at USP. These standards help to assess the quality, strength, identity, and purity of chemical medicines, food chemicals and ingredients, dietary supplements, and biologics, among other items. 

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Ebola Encounters: Perspectives from the Bedside

Ebola Stories

USP staff had the opportunity to hear an animated and truly captivating presentation by Dr. Ian Crozier, an infectious disease physician who was infected with Ebola while treating patients during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa last year. 

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One Meeting. Hundreds of Global Healthcare Professionals. A World of Difference.

Global Healthcare Professionals Convention

The 2015 USP Convention is over, but the theme of the meeting - 'Shoulder to Shoulder on the Path to Improve Global Health' - will continue to be echoed over the next five years. Indeed, many of those who attended didn't just make connections, they listened, engaged and sought collaborations that may truly make a world of difference.

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