Acuitas Therapeutics is the global leader in the field of lipid nanotechnology. We specialize in the development of delivery systems for nucleic acid therapeutics based on lipid nanoparticles (LNP). We work with partners to develop new therapies to address unmet
As many countries (including Canada) shift into a post-pandemic environment, there are still important aspects to be aware of. The first is that there is still a risk of contracting COVID-19. People who are fully vaccinated can still get COVID-19.
Today’s installment in our "Why I Work at Acuitas" series is with Acuitas’ Sr. Associate, Project Manager, Dr. Baishakhi Datta. We recently caught up with Dr. Datta and asked her a few questions about why she chose to work at
Acuitas Therapeutics is a global leader in the field of lipid nanotechnology. The team, led by President & CEO, Dr. Thomas Madden, is made up of a diverse group of highly experienced scientists and technical and administrative professionals – all
Health Canada has approved the Pfizer/BioNTech COMIRNATY® mRNA vaccine for children ages five to 11. (This vaccine uses Acuitas Therapeutics’ lipid nanoparticle delivery system.) All vaccines approved for use in Canada undergo a strict testing, review and approval process. The Government
Acuitas Therapeutics partners with pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies and academic institutes to advance nucleic acid therapeutics to the clinic and to the marketplace. After more than a decade of work on our lipid nanoparticle delivery system, it now plays a
The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine COMIRNATY® has received Health Canada’s approval for children ages five to 11. (Acuitas provides the lipid nanoparticle delivery system for this mRNA vaccine.) In a CBC article, which is in a useful Q&A format, a spokesperson for
M.D. is a Preclinical Scientist at Acuitas Therapeutics. In early March 2020, President & CEO Dr. Thomas Madden reached out to the Acuitas team and told them that they needed to go home because a global pandemic had just been
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Health Canada has provided full approval for BioNTech/Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine (COMIRNATY®) and Moderna’s vaccine now called Spikevax®. At this time, vaccines from AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson are authorized for Emergency Use. In the U.S., COMIRNATY® recently received full approval