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Deborah Fuller

Deborah Fuller

Deborah Fuller is a professor of microbiology at the University of Washington school of medicine. She is co-founder of Orlance, Inc., a biotechnology company developing a needle-free technology to deliver RNA and DNA vaccines. She also serves as a scientific advisor for HDT Bio, a biotechnology company developing RNA vaccines for COVID19 and other infectious diseases. She receives funding supporting basic and translational research in RNA and DNA vaccines from the National Institutes of Health.

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A microbiologist explains how Moderna and Pfizer could rapidly adjust mRNA vaccines to protect against omicron variant

By: - December 6, 2021

If the omicron variant of the coronavirus is different enough from the original variant, it’s possible that existing vaccines won’t be as effective as they have been. If so, it’s likely that companies will need to update their vaccines to better fight omicron. Deborah Fuller is a microbiologist who has been studying mRNA and DNA […]