GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that Stanley C. Erck, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a panel discussion during the virtual Longwood Healthcare Leaders 2021 Webconference taking place April 5-6. Novavax' COVID-19 vaccine candidate, NVX-CoV2373, will be a topic of discussion.
Panel details are as follows:
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Progress Towards Sustainable Vaccines for COVID-19
Stanley C. Erck, CEO
Moderator: Michael Mina, Asst. Professor, Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
For more information or to register for the meeting, visit: www.longwoodhealthcareleaders.com.
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 and will be advanced for regulatory submission. 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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