Vaccine Development

Importance of Vaccine Research and Development 

Vaccine research and development is becoming even more important with the growth of new problematic infectious diseases. WuXi AppTec provides the support needed to drive your vaccine program through the drug development process.


  • Rodent
  • Non-human primate
  • Rabbit

Routes of administration

  • Intravenous
  • Intramuscular
  • Subcutaneous
  • Intradermal
  • Infusion
  • Intraperitoneal

A range of services to support all types of vaccines

  • Therapeutic vaccines
  • Prophylactic vaccines
  • DNA and RNA vaccines
  • Bacterial vaccines
  • Fungal vaccines
  • Viral vaccines
  • Recombinant protein vaccines
  • Monoclonal antibody vaccines
  • Gene therapy vectors and cell-based vaccines

Vaccine testing programs

  • Product characterization: identity, titer, mass, purity, potency, sterility
  • Over 30 human and animal viruses available as high-titer stocks
  • GMP cell banking and characterization
  • Viral bank characterization
  • Lot release testing
  • Viral clearance/inactivation validation studies
  • Raw materials and 9 CFR testing for adventitious agents
  • Biodistribution studies
  • qPCR analyses
  • Genomic and virus/vector DNA sequencing
  • Biomarker discovery and development
  • Clinical support