Designing novel therapeutic strategies for hematological malignancies

Hematological malignancies are a group of diseases characterized by clonal proliferation of blood-forming cells. Several of these diseases are associated with chromosomal translocations which play a major role in the development and maintenance of malignant clones. Systemic delivery of oligonucleotides molecules to manipulate gene expression in lymphocytes holds great potential for facilitating the development of therapeutic platforms for lymphoid blood cancer. Through the utilization of oligonucleotides-based nanotechnology, we aim to design targeted therapeutic lipid nanoparticles for hematological malignancies.

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J Control Release (2016) 244(Pt B):149-156.