Refrigerated Transport For Gene Therapy Products — Exploring The Pros And Cons

The ultimate success of gene and cell therapy products relies on the seamless delivery of a potent drug product to patients. The pharmaceutical supply chain is inherently complex; however, gene therapies face additional roadblocks such as ever-changing regulatory compliance, chain of custody due to the personalized nature of autologous therapies, patient demand, and scalability from clinical to commercial.

In this two-part article, Gene Therapy expert Faryar Tavakoli explores the pros and cons associated with cryogenic and refrigerated transport for Cell and Gene Therapy products.

Part I explores Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) Dry Vapor Shipping Systems (Dewars), and Dry Ice Shipping Systems and the advantages and disadvantages of both.

Part II compares the strengths and weaknesses of Cooling Engine (Self-Cooling) Systems, 2–8°C Phase Change Material (PCM) Systems, and the
Commonalities Between Refrigerated And Cryogenic Transport Systems.

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