Messenger RNA science has tremendously accelerated the development of effective COVID-19 vaccines. Enabling the creation of a variety of proteins inside the body, mRNAs are a promising weapon in the fight against intractable diseases such as cancer. This episode of The Signs focuses on Japanese researchers who work to create new vaccines and medicine through combining mRNAs with original technology.
Itaka Keiji, Professor, Biofunction Research, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Innovation Center of NanoMedicine
Kataoka Kazunori, Director General, iCONM
Nakayama Tetsuo, Project Professor, Kitasato University