Off Script: A Pharma Manufacturing Podcast

[Solutions spotlight] Special delivery: Lipid nanoparticles usher in new treatments

October 4, 2021

RNA-based vaccines have played a starring role in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and there is great potential for RNA to be applied to further indications. But nucleic acids are highly negatively charged and fragile and the right delivery systems are needed to protect RNA from degradation. One technology — lipid nanoparticles — has proven to enable the drug delivery of RNA-based therapeutics. Karen Langhauser and MilliporeSigma’s Dr. Estelle Beguin discuss lipid nanoparticles and the role they will play in the success of emerging therapies and vaccines.

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