microRNA, RNA interference
AparnaBio is a privately held, early stage biotech company located in Rockville, Maryland. The company was founded in 2007 by Drs. Martin Woodle and Puthupparampil Scaria to develop advanced biomedical nanoparticles for in vivo research and tissue targeted therapeutics for treatment of cancer and other diseases. AparnaBio has established a proprietary technology platform, NanoElectroPlexTM, clinically viable nanoparticles for tissue targeted delivery for RNAi, gene therapy, and other agents with pharmacological properties that limit their therapeutic application. AparnaBio has attracted support from federal, state, and local governmental agents, including grants from NCI, NIAID, State of Maryland TEDCO and DBED, and Montgomery County.