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Bayer strengthens gene therapy portfolio with lipid nanoparticle technology from Acuitas Therapeutics

June 7, 2023

Bayer AG is joining forces with Acuitas Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company specializing in the development of lipid nanoparticle (LNP) delivery systems for molecular therapeutics. Acuitas’ LNP technology will support Bayer’s in vivo gene editing and protein replacement programs by specifically delivering RNA payloads to the desired target organ, the liver.

LNPs are spheric drug delivery bodies which can be equipped with therapeutic payloads for intracellular delivery. Acuitas’ proprietary LNP technology is used in multiple vaccines and therapeutics in clinical development and was also used in some of the COVID-19 vaccines that were approved and administered to people in 180 countries.

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