GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that it will participate in a panel discussion during the 2021 Maryland Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference. Novavax' recombinant nanoparticle protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate, NVX-CoV2373, will be a topic of discussion.
Panel details are as follows:
Monday, October 4, 2021
1:00 – 1:50 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Health Equity and Vaccine Confidence
Lisa M. Dunkle, M.D., Vice President, Global Medical Lead, Novavax, Inc.
Colonel (Ret.) Matthew Hepburn, M.D., Director, COVID Vaccine Development, Health & Human Services – Department of Defense Countermeasures Acceleration Group
Stephen Thomas, Ph.D., Health Policy & Management, Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity, University of Maryland
Beth Maloney, President, Palladian Partners, Inc., an Altarum Company
Novavax is a lead sponsor of the conference, which aims to provide a forum for life sciences professionals to exchange ideas and explore partnerships. For more information or to register, visit: https://www.marylandlifesciences.com/conference/.
Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) is a biotechnology company that promotes improved health globally through the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases. The company's proprietary recombinant technology platform combines the power and speed of genetic engineering to efficiently produce highly immunogenic nanoparticles designed to address urgent global health needs. Novavax is conducting late-stage clinical trials for NVX-CoV2373, its vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. NanoFlu™, its quadrivalent influenza nanoparticle vaccine, met all primary objectives in its pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial in older adults. Both vaccine candidates incorporate Novavax' proprietary saponin-based Matrix-M™ adjuvant to enhance the immune response and stimulate high levels of neutralizing antibodies.
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