RNA Interference Efficiently Targets Human Leukemia Driven by a Fusion Oncogene in Vivo


Authors: Jyotsana N, Sharma A, Chaturvedi A, Scherr M, Kuchenbauer F, Sajti L, Barchanski A, Lindner R, Noyan F, Sühs KW, Grote-Koska D, Brand K, Vornlocher HP, Stanulla M, Bornhauser B, Bourquin , Eder M, Thol F, Ganser A, Humphries RK, Ramsay E, Cullis P, Heuser

Journal: Leukemia

DOI: 10.1038/leu.2017.269

Publication - Abstract

August 22, 2017

Abstract:

Despite the wide therapeutic potential of RNA interference (RNAi), clinical progress has been slow with only a few examples of successful translation. Efficient knockdown of hepatic transthyretin (87%) in patients with transthyretin amyloidosis lasted for several weeks after a single dose. Furthermore, in a phase I clinical trial, a single dose of inclisiran (small interfering RNA (siRNA) against the PCSK9 mRNA) efficiently suppressed serum cholesterol for 6 months. However, these studies suggested that siRNA delivery beyond the liver is not yet feasible in the clinic and thus limits the potential benefit of RNAi. Lipid nanoparticles (LNPs) containing ionizable cationic lipids embody the most advanced delivery platform for systemic administration of RNAi therapeutics. Our study provides a preclinical proof-of-concept that RNAi therapeutics can be exploited against leukemia cells using LNPs as a delivery tool, in a patient-derived B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) xenograft mouse model.

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 - Summary

This protocol outlines a high-content screening (HCS) platform for investigating the impact of microRNA (miRNA) expression on primary motor neurons in culture. Such a system is applicable to automated screening of cell morphology in response to dru...

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
X