SMi Group announces the 10th Annual RNA Therapeutics Conference

SMi Group20 - 21 February 2019, London, UK.
Undoubtedly, the field of RNA therapeutics is currently undergoing a major expansion, and the potential for using RNA drugs for personalised medicines and immunotherapy, as well as to address genetic, infectious and chronic diseases will ensure the continued development of RNA therapeutics for years to come.

Fulfilling the potential of genetic discoveries requires the development of therapeutics that can specifically modulate the expression of disease-relevant genes. RNA-based drugs, including siRNAs and antisense nucleotides, are promising examples of a newer class of biologics. Researchers have tried to overcome the major challenges for utilising RNAs in a therapeutic context, including: intracellular delivery, stability and immunogenicity.

Join the 10th Annual RNA Therapeutics Conference in February 2019, for SMi's 10th annual sell out event. Bringing together industry experts from leading RNA companies, to discuss the challenges for clinical translation of RNA-based therapeutics, with an emphasis on recent advances in delivery technologies, and present an overview of the applications of RNA-based drugs for modulation of gene and protein expression, and genome editing.

Network and learn from key opinion leaders such as:

Chairs for 2019

  • Ekkehard Leberer, Senior Director, Alliance Management, Sanofi
  • Shalini Andersson, Senior Director and Head of New Modalities, AstraZeneca

Guest Speakers

  • Carsten Rudolf, Chief Executive Officer, EthrisGmbh
  • Paul Agris, Founder and Director, The RNA Institute

Keynote Speakers

  • Marian Gindy, Executive Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Merck Research Labs, Merck & Co, inc.
  • David Giljohan, CEO, Exicure
  • Ingmar Hoerr, Founder & CEO, CureVac AG
  • David Blakey, Chief Scientific Officer, MiNA Therapeutics
  • André Gerber, Professor of RNA Biology, University of Surrey
  • Heinrich Haas, Vice President Drug Delivery, BioNTech RNA Pharmaceuticals
  • Markus Mandler, Chief Scientific Officer, Accanis Biotech
  • Troels Koch, Vice President & Head of Research, RNA Therapeutics, Roche
  • Hans Kistemaker, Associate Director, ProQR

2019 Featured Highlights

  • Discover the clinical progress of Spherical Nucleic Acids at Exicure
  • Understand Sanofi's strategies to deliver therapeutic oligonucleotides across biobarriers
  • Learn from ProQR how to plan for oligonucleotide supply from personalized medicine to large scale markets
  • Explore the development of small activating RNA - from bench to bedside with MiNA Therapeutics
  • Gain insight into the discovery and development of self-amplifying mRNA vaccines at GSK

For further information and to register, please visit:
http://www.therapeutics-rna.com/wpn

Early-Bird Rates

  • Register by 31st October and save £400
  • Register by 30th November and save £200
  • Register by 15th December and save £100

About SMi Group

The SMi Group is a highly Professional, Independent and Global company that specialises in the production of Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops and Masterclasses. We research, create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors.

We believe in bringing you the best events incorporating:

  • In-depth analysis of the subject matter
  • Tools, techniques and information to immediately benefit your business
  • High level contact with expert speakers
  • Insight into new areas, refreshing your knowledge
  • Opportunities to learn from key opinion leaders, and to engage through Q&A
  • Sessions with leading professionals and to network before, during and after event

Our management team has more than 70 years collective experience in the conference industry and our long-term success has been established by providing a reliable and expert service. This gives you the delegate, the confidence and reassurance, in knowing that we have brought you the best speakers and content for 20 years. The SMi management team plays a very active role in the day to day running of the business and events and we look forward to meeting you at an event soon!

Most Popular Now

Aspirin green light for brain bleed stroke patient…

People who suffer a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain - known as brain haemorrhage - can take common medicines without raising their risk of another stroke, a major ...

Cancer cells are quick-change artists adapting to …

Until now, researchers have assumed that the growth of solid tumors originates from cancer stem cells characterized by specific surface markers, which develop in a fixed...

APRINOIA Therapeutics awarded grant from The Micha…

APRINOIA Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company with a pipeline of therapeutics and imaging diagnostics for neurodegenerative diseases, announces today that...

Benralizumab not effective reducing exacerbations …

More than 15.3 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which is the third leading cause of death in this country, according t...

Pfizer announces top-line results from Phase 3 Tri…

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that a Phase 3 study to assess the use of LYRICA® (pregabalin) as adjunctive therapy for epilepsy patients 5 to 65 years of age wi...

Novartis phase II data for new inhaled combination…

Novartis announced today that new phase II data for IND/GLY/MF (QVM149), an investigational, once-daily, fixed dose combination asthma treatment containing indacaterol ac...

Cannabis use among older adults rising rapidly

Cannabis use among older adults is growing faster than any other age group but many report barriers to getting medical marijuana, a lack of communication with their docto...

New data show Symbicort reduces attacks in mild as…

New data from Novel START, an open-label trial designed to reflect real-world practice, has demonstrated the effectiveness of Symbicort Turbuhaler (budesonide/formoterol)...

Merck pioneers new effort to see MS from the insid…

Merck, a leading science and technology company, joins the global multiple sclerosis (MS) community in recognition of World MS Day, an initiative created by the Multiple ...

Amgen joins with community oncology networks for n…

Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN), along with leading community oncology networks, today announced the launch of Amgen Community Oncology Research Collaborators (ACORC), a new initiat...

Novartis Kisqali significantly extends life in wom…

Novartis announced statistically significant overall survival (OS) results for Kisqali in combination with endocrine therapy[1]. The Phase 3 MONALEESA-7 trial evaluated K...

Bayer receives U.S. FDA breakthrough therapy desig…

Bayer announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for copanlisib (Aliqopa™) for the treatment of adult patie...