Infectious Disease

Ten Things You Should Know About mRNA

mRNA vaccines have been transformational to the COVID-19 pandemic. They deliver the instructions to produce the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to allow our immune system to mount an immune response and protect us from COVID-19. But mRNA vaccines are only one use of this technology. If the right mRNA is delivered to a […]

DURATION

10 min

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health, Medical Resident, Student, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2023-11-28

mRNA vaccines have been transformational to the COVID-19 pandemic. They deliver the instructions to produce the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to allow our immune system to mount an immune response and protect us from COVID-19. But mRNA vaccines are only one use of this technology. If the right mRNA is delivered to a specific site at the right time, it can help to address health conditions associated with a specific protein. This can lead to potential roles across multiple disease states. In this video, Dr. Melissa Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Moderna covers ten things that you should know about mRNA.


This program has received funding from Moderna.

Faculty

Melissa J. Moore, PhD, CSO, Emeritus, Moderna Therapeutics

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education video, participants will be better able to:

  • Discuss the potential role of mRNA as a therapeutic option for a variety of conditions
  • Describe some of the key benefits and limitations of this technology
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 10 min

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