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a16z Bio + Health #15: The mRNA Revolution with Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel

Episode Summary

Just 48 hours after the sequence for the virus was published, Moderna had developed a COVID vaccine using new mRNA technology. Why is mRNA technology so revolutionary? How effective will it be in combatting new COVID variants? And what other diseases and health conditions does mRNA have the potential to treat?

Episode Notes

It's Time to Heal, Mondays at 5pm PT on Clubhouse. Join the a16z bio team — Jorge Conde, Vineeta Agarwala, Julie Yoo, and Vijay Pande — plus special guests as they explore all the ways that biology is technology.