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Trials of a Medicine Maker

Brought to you by GE healthcare in partnership with The Medicine Maker

Many publications offer a light-hearted comic strip – and why should biopharma miss out? The Medicine Maker is delighted to partner with GE Healthcare to bring you a monthly cartoon featuring the (mis)adventures of Gene and Eva in their bioprocessing lab.

If you have any ideas you’d like to see in future comic strips about bioprocessing then get in touch with us at

It happened again... bioprocess variability!

But fear not, detectives Gene and Eva are on the case!

December 2018

Click here to find out how to achieve optimal performance in biomanufacturing

Outsourcing Buffer Management is Smart Thinking

Eva discovers that Gene's project management skills leave a lot to be desired...

November 2018

Revenge of the Bioburden

Eva fears the facility's bioburden issues may be getting out of hand and suggests they make some changes...

October 2018

The Secret to Tech transfer Success is…

… good communication , robust record keeping and not forgetting your homework.

September 2018

Click here to learn about the best practices for scaling up mAB processes.

Captain Column to the Rescue?

Gene’s mastery of column packing leaves much to be desired. Is training the right answer?

August 2018

Click here and here to learn more about column packing

Outsourcing Buffer Management is Smart Thinking

Eva would love a holiday, but buffer management is tough! Hopefully SmartSource can help with her workload.

July 2018

Click here to learn more about large-scale bioprocess buffer management

Chief Technology Office

The challenge of convincing senior staff to invest in continuous bioprocessing.

June 2018

Click here to learn more about continuous processing

Asking the Right Questions

Eva likes to ensure her new suppliers are all on the ball (rather than relying on a dubious crystal ball).

May 2018

Click here to learn more about best practices for security of supply

Trials of a Medicine Maker

Modular Manufacturing = Child’s Play?

Gene and Eva marvel at the wonders of modular manufacturing for building new facilities in new locations.

April 2018

Click here to learn more about modular manufacturing facilities

Why embracing single use could help you hedge your bets

Eva has some bad news for Gene.

March 2018

Click here to learn more about outsourcing to a CDMO

Single Use or Stainless Steel?

The clinical trial results are positive so far, but is stainless steel really the best option? Eva isn’t so sure…

February 2018

Click here to learn more about single-use biomanufacturing

Which PAT is the Best Pat for a Cleanroom?

PAT can bring many benefits, but only if implemented correctly…

January 2018

Click here to learn more about process optimization and PAT

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