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Chemical engineer is heavy on water

Shail Joshi has a thing for the water in Collingwood. As a chemical engineer, he should  know. “The water  filtration system here is better than in the city,” he explains. “We have some of the best water in the whole world.” Joshi is a technical salesperson with Isowater® Corporation, a clean technology company and a… Continue reading →

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Deuterium Plays Role in Technological Breakthrough

Deuterium is used for pharmaceuticals and product development for its ability to be used for radiolabeling. Isowater’s® move to refining deuterium in a step closer to insuring the world’s supply for deuterium. http://www.technologynetworks.com/analysis/articles/shining-a-light-on-drug-development-revolutionizing-radiolabeling-294063.

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Heavy water, lightbulb idea

Aug 15, 2018 1:00 PM by: Erika Engel A Collingwood-based science and technology company hopes to encourage more youth into STEM industries. Science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM as its now referred to – is seeing a big push from related industry as the demand for those expertise increases. In Collingwood, The Isowater®… Continue reading →

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Isowater® Corporation: “Connecting Nuclear Products to Non-Nuclear Markets”

The Canadian nuclear industry has long been a world leader in research and technology development, from manufacturing novel reactors to globally exporting items such as radioisotopes and deuterium oxide. This progress in technology is causing industries around the world in all sectors to be disrupted, including those related to the use of deuterium oxide. “We’re… Continue reading →

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AVP-786: Progress in the Use of Deuterium in Alzheimer’s Treatment

In the continuing clinical trials, Avanir Pharmaceuticals’ drug, AVP-786, is showing the progress being made in the use of deuterium in medical science. Successes like this pharmaceutical will continue to drive forward product development centered around the unique properties of deuterium by the world’s drug developers via their innovative R&D. Furthermore, advancements like this in… Continue reading →

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Deuterium’s Role in the Future of Medicine

The global pharmaceutical industry has been advanced significantly by Vertex [NASDAQ: VRTX] and their potential improvement for the treatment of cystic fibrosis via the use of a novel deuterated drug CTP-656. Vertex’s stock increased a record amount, boosting their market cap by 8 billion USD with shares up 24% after the company shared their data from clinical studies of… Continue reading →

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First Deuterated Drug, Austedo (deutrabenazine) by Teva approved by FDA

Isowater® is pleased to see this precedent setting FDA approval in place for Austedo  by Teva. It has had the developmental name of SD-809. As it is for the treatment of chorea, which is associated with Huntington’s disease, it offers an improved product to reduce the random involuntary twisting movements that accompany people with Huntington’s. … Continue reading →

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Deuterium use in Life Science Applications Highlighted in Specialty Chemicals Magazine

Deuterium oxide is being used in key pharmaceutical applications as reported by Dr. Sarah Harding of Specialty Chemicals Magazine in their Pharmaceuticals section of the April 2017 magazine. With a focus on the variety of Life Sciences applications for deuterium oxide that are used to help patients, Isowater® plays a key role. Deuteration offers a… Continue reading →

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The Chemical and Engineering News – Deuterated Drugs & Isowater’s® Role

 The Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN), a publication of the American Chemical Society is a leading source of technical information for the Life Sciences industry. An article published in early July 2016 provides a summary of the world leading pharmaceutical companies now developing deuterated drugs.   Successful deuterated drugs have up to three ways they can… Continue reading →