Researchers are using RNA in a new approach to fight HIV

Graphical abstract. Credit: Journal of Controlled Release (2024). DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2023.12.043 Society learned about the value of mRNA during the COVID-19 pandemic when we saw scientists and medical professionals harness its power to deliver a vaccine for the...

RNA Medicines Address Stability and Deliverability Challenges

Some are saying that mRNA medicines—mRNA vaccines and mRNA therapeutics alike—will open a golden era of medicine. And the enthusiasm is catching. Following the precedent set by the first mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines, hundreds of new mRNA medicines are moving through...

Special RNA shown to suppress the formation of breast cancer cells

Credit: Cell Reports (2024). DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2023.113644 Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. The development of breast cancer often originates from epithelial cells in the mammary gland—the very cells that specialize in milk production during and...