Jessica Silva

Scientist, Preclinical Immunology

Focus at NTx

Immune response to LNPs, LNP cellular distribution and targeting


My research interests include immunology and therapeutic applications of lipid nanoparticles (LNPs).

I completed my PhD in Immunology in Dr. Ken Harder’s Lab at UBC, where I studied patrolling monocytes’ development and their role in diet-induced Obesity, Alzheimer’s disease, and tumour metastases.

Interests / hobbies

Tennis, hiking, backpacking, yoga, dogs & cats