4th International mRNA Health Conference

Conference Program 2016

Download the agenda here.

Best Abstract Presentations

Congratulations to our Best Abstract winners who presented their research at the 4th International mRNA Conference at the conference on Tues., Nov. 2, 2016.

Intracerebral Administration of mRNA for Treating Brain Diseases: An Animal Study for Augmenting Clearance of Beta-Amyloid Using Neprilysin mRNA

Keiji Itaka, Chin-Yu Lin, Satoshi Uchida, Kazunori Kataoka

Laboratory of Clinical Biotechnology, Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Innovation Center of NanoMedicine, Kawasaki Institute of Industry Promotion, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan


Inhibiting the IFNAR Receptor Increases Anti-Tumor Potency of mRNA Vaccines

Lien Van Hoecke, Ans De Beuckelaer, Charlotte Pollard, Xavier Saelens, Johan Grooten, Stefaan De Koker

Medical Biotechnology Center, VIB, Ghent, Belgium

Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology, Laboratory of Molecular Virology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology, Laboratory Molecular Immunology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium


Development of Clinically Viable LNP Compositions for mRNA

K. Lam, J. Heyes, A. Judge, L. Palmer, H. Yuen, P. Schreiner, J. Bechard, M. Wood, M. Abrams

Arbutus Biopharma Corp., Burnaby, BC, Canada


Best Poster Awards

Congratulations to our Best Poster award winners (listed below)! Thank you to all of the scientists who participated in the poster sessions at the conference, showcasing their research and sharing their insights to advance the field of therapeutic mRNA.

Intracerebral Administration of mRNA for Treating Brain Diseases: An Animal Study for Augmenting Clearance of Beta-Amyloid Using Neprilysin mRNA

Keiji Itaka, Chin-Yu Lin, Satoshi Uchida, Kazunori Kataoka

Laboratory of Clinical Biotechnology, Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Innovation Center of NanoMedicine, Kawasaki Institute of Industry Promotion, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan


Inhibiting the IFNAR Receptor Increases Anti-Tumor Potency of mRNA Vaccines

Lien Van Hoecke, Ans De Beuckelaer, Charlotte Pollard, Xavier Saelens, Johan Grooten, Stefaan De Koker

Medical Biotechnology Center, VIB, Ghent, Belgium

Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology, Laboratory of Molecular Virology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology, Laboratory Molecular Immunology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium


Injectable Chitosan-Alginate Hybrid Hydrogels for Localized Delivery of Synthetic mRNA and Long-Term Expression of Exogenous Proteins

Heidrun Steinle, Tudor-Mihai Ionescu, Selina Schenk, Sonia Golombek, Alexander Reifschneider, Christian Schlensak, Hans Peter Wendel, Meltem Avci-Adali

University Hospital Tuebingen, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, CalwerstraƟe 7/1, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany


If you have any questions about the abstract process or poster presentations, please contact abstract@biontechrna.de.