Moderna Announces the Launch of Global Fellowship Program for Young Researchers Exploring mRNA Medicines
Initiative to support a new generation of leaders in mRNA therapeutics and vaccine research
Prospective fellows may be clinicians and scientists who are interested in advancing mRNA research and innovation and the program underpins Moderna’s commitment to supporting independent research. The fellowship program will select approximately 50 global fellows in the first year with a focus on infectious diseases.
“We’re at a critical moment for mRNA vaccine development,” said
“At Moderna, we aspire to make a positive impact today and in the decades to come. We are humbled by the opportunity to help a new network of collaborators around the world advance mRNA research,” said
The fellowship program will be overseen by an independent steering committee of international experts in science, medicine, and healthcare. The committee expects to receive applications from institutions around the world who wish to appoint a fellow in either clinical medicine, scientific research or another healthcare related discipline. To learn more, please visit www.modernatx.com/research-fellowship.
In 10 years since its inception,
Moderna’s mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and auto-immune diseases.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended, including regarding: the Company’s launch of a global fellowship program for researchers exploring mRNA medicines and the design and potential impact of that program. The forward-looking statements in this press release are neither promises nor guarantees, and you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements because they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, many of which are beyond Moderna’s control and which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties, and other factors include those other risks and uncertainties described under the heading “Risk Factors” in Moderna’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the
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