Dr. Anna Blakney Receives MSFHR Scholar Award

Dr. Anna Blakney receives a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar Award for her work with RNA vaccines and therapies.  This MSFHR award supports early career researchers in developing their own research teams and programs working with innovative healthcare solutions. The annual award contributes $90,000 for five years towards expanding Dr. Blakney’s research program which investigates the interactions between RNA, biomaterials and the immune system and harnesses this knowledge to design next generation RNA vaccines and therapies.