Biotech legend Termeer joins the board at Moderna

Cambridge, MA-based Moderna Therapeutics has scored another coup. The biotech, which struck a major development deal with AstraZeneca ($AZN) just months after it shed stealth status, has landed former Genzyme CEO Henri Termeer for the board of directors. "It is an exciting time to be joining the board of Moderna, which I believe has the potential to transform the way in which protein therapeutics are developed, and to address diseases that are not currently reachable by recombinant technologies," Termeer said in a statement. "Moderna shares the same vision, ambition, and potential as many of the early biotechnology leaders. I look forward to helping the company deliver on its vast potential to improve the lives of patients across a wide array of disease areas." Release