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Dr. Darin Edwards—Academic Speaker Series

Darin Edwards, Ph.D.—Pandemic response using Moderna’s mRNA platform technology

Dr. Edwards discusses:

  • Moderna’s mRNA platform technology
  • How the development of that technology has enabled fast response to pandemic threats
  • Background on SARS-CoV-2 and the current pandemic
  • Moderna’s SARS-CoV-2 vaccine program and description of their response to the pandemic

Darin Edwards currently leads the research group that has developed and evaluated Moderna’s SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-1273 vaccine. Prior to joining Moderna, he was at Sanofi Pasteur where he spent close to a decade working to develop vaccines against infectious diseases, including influenza, dengue, and yellow fever.

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