Seventh Street Development Group was started in 2009 as a consulting company with an emphasis on solving problems for the pharmaceutical industry.
Our strength lies in drug development and solid-state pharmaceutical technologies, reaching from late drug discovery through development and even into marketed products. Extensive large pharma and contract research experience makes us the ideal partner for your large or small project. We readily integrate with your team, other consultants, and your contract research/manufacturing organizations to get your project completed on time.
Our founder, Dr. Ann Newman, is a seasoned professional with demonstrated scientific and leadership expertise in the pharmaceutical industry based on over 20 years of large pharma and contract research experience.
Her career includes:
Ten years of large pharma experience with Bristol-Myers Squibb, where she was responsible for physical characterization function in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute, including support of crystal form/salt selection, bulk drug scale-up, and formulation development. Scope included late Drug Discovery through Phase IV, as well as marketed products and regulatory documents.
Ten years of contract research experience with SSCI, Inc where she was also an integral part of the management team, helping to lead the company from 18 people to 100 people. Dr. Newman also performed numerous problem solving roles for large and small pharma companies, including solid form screens (polymorphs, salts, cocrystals, amorphous, amorphous dispersions), physical characterization studies, determination of thermodynamically stable forms, crystallization development for active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), solid form quantitation, and regulatory and intellectual property (IP) support.
Numerous years performing research and development, with her final position as Vice President of Research and Development at Aptuit. In this role, she developed and implemented a new global research function covering API, preclinical (toxicology, safety, pharmacokinetics), formulation, solids, analytical, clinical packaging, and regulatory.
Special editor for the Journal of Pharmaceutical Science Special Issue for Steve Byrn.
Adjunct professor in the Industrial and Physical Pharmacy Department at Purdue University, where she sits on doctoral research committees and works with students on leading edge projects.
Author/collaborator on over 100 articles, book chapters, and presentations.
A list of key publications and presentations is available along with a download of Dr. Newman's resume.
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Seventh Street Development Group
PO Box 526
Lafayette, IN 47902