8th International mRNA Health Conference

PROGRAM of the 8th International mRNA Health Conference

The conference starts on Monday, November 9, at 8:00 a.m. and ends on Tuesday, November 10, at 2:00 p.m. EST.
The final agenda and speakers will be published here soon.

The following speakers have so far been confirmed for the 8th International mRNA Health Conference:

Keynote Speaker:
Anthony S. Fauci (NIAID – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

Dan Anderson (MIT): Nucleic acid delivery systems for RNA therapy and gene editing

Horacio Cabral (University of Tokyo): Supramolecular assemblies for enhanced mRNA delivery

Rachel Green (HHMI/Johns Hopkins Medical School): Colliding ribosomes function as a gauge for activation of cellular stress responses

Nicholas Jackson (CEPI): mRNA platform advances and COVID-19 candidate vaccines

Kyuri Lee (Gyeongsang National University): Development of RNA structures for cancer immunotherapy

Kelly Lindert (Company talk – Arcturus Therapeutics): LUNAR®-COV19: The Arcturus Therapeutics SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccine Candidate

David Liu (Harvard Chemistry): Base Editing and Prime Editing: Chemistry on the Genome Editing Without Double-Strand Breaks

Nadia Luheshi (AstraZeneca): Intratumoral interleukin-12 mRNA therapy promotes TH1 transformation of the tumor microenvironment

Thomas Madden (Company talk – Acuitas Therapeutics, Inc.): Characterizing the therapeutic application of mRNA-lipid nanoparticles

Pierre Meulien (Innovative Medicines Initiative, European Union): The Innovative Medicines Initiative: Responding to COVID-19 through a public-private partnership

Jacqueline Miller (Moderna): The mRNA Vaccine Platform to Address SARS-CoV-2

William L. Murphy (U. Wisconsin-Madison): Biomaterials strategies to enhance and prolong the effects of therapeutic mRNA

Lidia Oostvogels (CureVac AG): Development of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine based on CureVac’s mRNA technology

Norbert Pardi (UPenn): Development of broadly protective influenza virus vaccines using nucleoside-modified mRNA

Justin M. Richner (University of Illinois): A mRNA-LNP vaccine against Dengue Virus elicits robust, serotype-1 specific immunity

Joshua Rosenthal (MBL Woods Hole): Spatial and environmental tuning of genetic information within the cephalopod nervous system by RNA editing

Gaurav Sahay (OHSU): Boosting intracellular delivery of messenger RNA

Ugur Sahin (BioNTech)

Robin Shattock (Imperial College London)

Dan Siegwart (UTSW): Selective Organ Targeting (SORT): A strategy for effective tissue specific mRNA delivery and gene editing

Wim Tiest (Company talk – Etherna Immunotherapies NV): Intranasal mRNA vaccines : COVID and far beyond

Lior Zangi (Mt Sinai): mRNA-Based Approach For Treating Ischemic Heart Disease

Xiaowei Zhuang (HHMI/Harvard Chemistry)Single-cell transcriptome imaging and cell atlases of complex tissues



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