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Improving Drug Discovery by Nucleic Acid Delivery in Micropatterned Co-cultured Hepatocytes

Hear Dr. Liliana Mancio Silva, Research Associate, INSERM, discuss the use of various nucleic acid delivery systems in multi-patterned co-cultures (HEPATOPAC).

  • Robust long-lasting gene silencing via siRNA molecules
  • siRNA-mediated modification of hepatocyte drug metabolism
  • Assessment of hepatic-targeted nucleic acid therapies

Liliana Mancio Silva

Liliana Mancio Silva, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Research Associate


Liliana Mancio Silva, Ph.D., is a Research Associate at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM). Previously, Liliana was a Research Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the laboratory led by Prof. Sangeeta Bhatia, where she worked on nucleic acid delivery systems to target hepatocytes and impact human liver genetic and infectious diseases. Dr. Mancio Silva earned a pharmaceutical degree from the University of Porto (Portugal), and a Ph.D. in molecular parasitology from work performed at Institut Pasteur (France).

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