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Vaccine Development

The Growing Importance of Vaccine R & D

The importance of vaccine research and development has increased exponentially with the occurrence of new, highly problematic infectious diseases.

For companies at the forefront of developing drugs to meet these critical needs, WuXi AppTec provides a full range of services to drive vaccine programs through the drug development process with maximum efficiency and speed.

Vaccine types

  • Therapeutic
  • Prophylactic
  • DNA and RNA
  • Bacterial
  • Fungal
  • Viral
  • Recombinant protein
  • Monoclonal antibody
  • Cell-based and gene therapy vectors



  • Rodent
  • Non-human primate
  • Rabbit


Routes of Administration

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


Vaccine Testing Programs 

  • Product characterization: identity, titer, mass, purity, potency, sterility
  • 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