Acuitas Therapeutics wins Global Impact Award for LNPs in COVID vaccines

Acuitas Therapeutics, the Vancouver, BC-based biotech company co-founded by NMIN research leader Dr. Pieter Cullis, has been granted a Global Impact Award by Life Sciences British Columbia, in recognition of the company’s “extraordinary leadership and efforts they made in the development of COVID-19 vaccines.” Acuitas partnered with Pfizer and BioNTech… Read More »Acuitas Therapeutics wins Global Impact Award for LNPs in COVID vaccines

LNPs & mRNA vaccines: Dr. Pieter Cullis in Nature Reviews Materials

“There is no time like the present to try to achieve impossible dreams” The contributions of NMIN Research Leader Dr. Pieter Cullis toward enabling effective mRNA vaccines, most notably against COVID-19, continue to garner high-profile recognition. Most recently, Dr. Cullis was featured on CBC’s Quirks & Quarks; his role was… Read More »LNPs & mRNA vaccines: Dr. Pieter Cullis in Nature Reviews Materials

First recipients of NMIN’s Advanced Training Certification (ATC) announced

The NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN) is pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of NMIN Advanced Training Certification (ATC). NMIN ATC recognizes an individual’s engagement in diverse capacity-building activities organized by NMIN, its partners, and/or other recognized organizations, where the learning involved goes “above and beyond” the training conventionally provided in… Read More »First recipients of NMIN’s Advanced Training Certification (ATC) announced

NMIN supports NanoCanada’s Canadian Nanomedicine Cluster initiative

NMIN is collaborating with its partner organization NanoCanada to build a Canadian Nanomedicine Cluster that will offer a hub for collaboration and partnerships, provide a database of expertise and capabilities, and showcase Canada’s leadership on the global stage. As part of this collaboration, NMIN Executive Director Dr. Diana Royce has… Read More »NMIN supports NanoCanada’s Canadian Nanomedicine Cluster initiative

Lipid nanoparticles in COPD treatment & for light-triggered anticancer drug release: two NMIN-supported papers

The research in Small featured below is from the laboratories of Drs. Dominik Witzigmann (top center) and Pieter Cullis (bottom left) at UBC and Dr. Dirk Trauner (bottom right) at New York University. The lead authors are Nisha Chander (top right) and Dr. Johannes Morstein (top left). NMIN-supported research has… Read More »Lipid nanoparticles in COPD treatment & for light-triggered anticancer drug release: two NMIN-supported papers

Inaugural NMIN Postdoctoral Award in Diagnostics winner announced

The NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN) is pleased to announce the recipient of its inaugural NMIN Postdoctoral Award in Diagnostics: Dr. Yih Yang (Ian) Chen. The awardee was selected by the members of NMIN’s Research Management Committee, based on the applicant’s qualifications, as well as the quality of the proposed research… Read More »Inaugural NMIN Postdoctoral Award in Diagnostics winner announced