Chief Scientific Officer, ModeX Therapeutics
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John Mascola joined ModeX Therapeutics as Chief Scientific Officer in 2022. Previously, he held the position of Director, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID, NIH where he served as a principal advisor to the director of NIAID on vaccines and related biomedical research affairs. He is also an expert consultant and advisor both nationally and internationally on the development of novel vaccine strategies against HIV, influenza, and other vaccines of high importance. Under his direction, the VRC established collaborative partnerships leading to the licensure of therapeutic antibodies and vaccines for Ebola and COVID-19.
His work focuses largely on vaccine design and antibody-mediated protective immune responses, including studies to understand the immunologic and immunogenetic characteristics that guide the development of neutralizing antibodies against viral pathogens.