Purdue-related startup develops virtual cleanroom educational tool to teach pharmaceutical compounding, sterile techniques

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October 26, 2016 - Steve Abel, Purdue Associate Provost for Engagement and Professor in the College of Pharmacy, and John Hertig, Associate Director of the Purdue College of Pharmacy Center for Medication Safety Advancement (CMSA) and Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy, are co-founders of a Purdue-related startup company, Penguin Innovations, Inc. The company is developing the first USP 797 certified, virtual pharmacy cleanroom laboratory for students and other industry professionals to gain hands-on experience in creating sterile and quality pharmaceutical compounds to help prevent compounding errors. Read more here
 

PHOTO: John Hertig and Steve Abel, co-founders of Penguin Innovations, move through a virtual pharmacy cleanroom environment developed by the company. The certified virtual clean room allows pharmacy students and industry professionals to gain hands-on experience in creating sterile and quality pharmaceutical compounds to help prevent compounding errors. (Purdue Research Foundation)

 

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