CTV News – The team realized that, by using nanoparticles, they can deliver disease-specific proteins to white blood cells, which will then go on to reprogram the cells to actively suppress the disease.
European Commission – The EU-funded B-SMART project, established to treat a range of neurodegenerative conditions, has taken a significant step towards this aim by selecting a platform to manufacture its nanomedicines.
Nanowerk – Lipid nanoparticles are regarded as highly promising systems for delivering nucleic acids in gene therapy. Until now, viral systems have been the most effective method for delivering genetic matter but they pose significant safety problems.
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