Can its Vaccine Live Up to the Hype?

Published July 9, 2020

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Key Takeaways


  • mRNA-based vaccines, which have never before been approved by the FDA, may have their breakout moment with Covid-19.

  • Clinical studies and scientific research suggest that mRNA therapies could alter the R&D landscape of the biopharmaceutical industry. 

  • Moderna, a leader in mRNA therapeutics, is a frontrunner in the race to develop a Covid-19 vaccine.

  • We view FDA approval of MRNA’s Covid-19 vaccine as likely in 2021 and we anticipate that positive data catalysts will drive share upside in the near term




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