Mirna Releases Preclinical Data on miRNA-Replacement Rx, Aims for Clinic in 2011 | GenomeWeb

Asuragen subsidiary Mirna Therapeutics this week unveiled preclinical data showing that one of its microRNA mimics inhibited tumor growth and metastases in a variety of animal models without toxicity.

These data, along with the publication last week of a report showing that therapeutic miRNA delivery could suppress tumorigenesis in a mouse model of liver cancer, suggest that miRNA replacement could be a safe and effective therapeutic strategy for cancer, Mirna CEO Matt Winkler told RNAi News this week.

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