Author Archives: Morven McAlister

Applying Quality By Design Principles to AAV Manufacturing

The expectation to apply quality by design (QbD) principles to new manufacturing processes has been voiced by regulatory authorities for over a decade (1, 2). They recognize that because of the generally low patient populations for emerging therapies, such as adeno-associated virus (AAV)-based therapeutics, available chemistry, manufacturing, and controls (CMC) information might not be as exhaustive as for other biologicals such as monoclonal antibodies (3, 4). Other challenges include the need for rapid development to address currently unmet medical needs…