NTx Co-Founder Dr. Pieter Cullis interviewed on CBC

Jul 1, 2021

On 11 June 2021, NTx Co-Founder Dr. Pieter Cullis was interviewed on CBC radio about the core role played in mRNA-based COVID vaccines by the LNP technology he developed in his UBC lab.

From the CBC website: Meet the Canadian scientist who paved the way for for groundbreaking mRNA COVID vaccines.

One of the breakout vaccine technologies of this pandemic are the mRNA vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNtech and Moderna. Those were some of the earliest vaccines out of the gate because of how easy they are to create. They also work incredibly well. Delivering these vaccines into our bodies would not have been possible without the work of Pieter Cullis, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of British Columbia. Quirks & Quarks host Bob McDonald spoke with Prof. Cullis about his technology. Here is part of their conversation.