Small Players Ruling the Hard Game: siRNA in Bone Regeneration


Authors: S. Ghadakzadeh, M. Mekhail, A. Aoude, M. Tabrizian and R. Hamdy

Journal: Journal of Bone and Mineral Research

DOI: 10.1002/jbmr.2816

Publication - Abstract

February 17, 2016

Abstract


Silencing gene expression through a sequence‐specific manner can be achieved by small interfering RNAs (siRNAs). The discovery of this process has opened the doors to the development of siRNA therapeutics. Although several preclinical and clinical studies have shown great promise in the treatment of neurological disorders, cancers, dominant disorders, and viral infections with siRNA, siRNA therapy is still gaining ground in musculoskeletal tissue repair and bone regeneration. Here we present a comprehensive review of the literature to summarize different siRNA delivery strategies utilized to enhance bone regeneration. With advancement in understanding the targetable biological pathways involved in bone regeneration and also the rapid progress in siRNA technologies, application of siRNA for bone regeneration has great therapeutic potential. High rates of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases, and their inevitable consequences, impose a huge financial burden on individuals and healthcare systems worldwide. © 2016 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

Advanced Search

close
  • Publications
  • Application Notes
  • Posters
  • Workshops
  • Videos & Webinars
  • Blog Posts
Search

Browse by Category

  • Application
    • Diagnostic and Imaging
    • Genetic Medicine
    • Hematology
    • Metabolic Disorders
    • Neuroscience
    • Oncology
    • Skeletal Disorders
    • Targeted Drug Delivery
    • Vaccines
    • Other Applications
  • Formulation
    • Liposomes
    • Nucleic Acid Lipid Nanoparticles
    • Polymeric Nanoparticles
    • Other Formulations
  • Payload
    • DNA
    • microRNA
    • mRNA
    • siRNA
    • Small Molecule Drugs
    • Other Payloads


related content

Publication - Abstract

Nucleic Acid (NA) based therapeutics are poised to disrupt modern medicine and augment traditional pharmaceutics in a meaningful way. However, a key challenge to advancing NA therapies into the clinical setting and on to the market is the safe and effective delivery to the target...
Read More


Publication - Summary

Yizhou Dong’s group at Ohio State University have published a paper describing a small molecule/mRNA lipid nanoparticle combination therapy for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC). TNBC represents about 15% of all breast cancers. The Dong lab’s approach involved deli...
Read More


Stay Informed

Sign up today to automatically receive new Precision NanoSystems application notes, conference posters, relevant science publications, and webinar invites.

MENU
菜单
X
X