a16z Podcast
a16z Podcast
Dec 21, 2020
The Machine That Made the Vaccine: Company, Platform, Innovation
Play • 40 min

In this special episode of Bio Eats World -- which aired right after the FDA authorized Moderna's mRNA vaccine for emergency use -- Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel tells the story of not just the vaccine’s development, but the machine that made the vaccine: the platform, the technology, and the moves behind the vaccine’s development.

How does this new technology that uses mRNA work; why is this such a fundamental shift in the world of drug development; and where will this technology go next?



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