moderna is a biotech firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts
moderna is a biotech firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts
… Moderna joins forces with BARDA …

Moderna and BARDA Sign COVID-19 Vaccine Development Contract

Moderna is deploying its mRNA expertise to immunization development

John G. Baresky

Washington has signed on another biotech firm to help find a vaccine solution to COVID-19. Moderna and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) have entered into an agreement to accelerate the development of an immunization for COVID-19. BARDA is a unit of the Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.

As a biopharmaceutical innovator Moderna has a COVID-19 vaccine candidate in a clinical trial for evaluation

Moderna has a unique approach to research & development

What is mRNA?

Moderna’s product pipeline is impressive

  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
  • Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)
  • hMPV/PIV3
  • KRAS (pancreatic cancer immunization)
  • Influenza H7N9
  • PCV (personalized cancer vaccine)
  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
  • SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)
  • Zika vaccine

Moderna and other vaccine companies are taking center stage

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