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Caitlin Hird: VacciNation

Caitlin Hird is currently a senior studying Public Policy at Stanford University with plans to co-term in MS&E on the financial 

analytics track. This upcoming year she will be a member of The Cardinal Fund.

In her paper, Caitlin pitches her business plan for VacciNation, a new platform for crowd-funding drug development to fill in the gaps between potential profit and cost. She identifies the need for a new means of funding drug development and proposes a solution: VacciNation. Additionally, Caitlin outlines the lack of competitors, and the environment provided by the drug development industry that VacciNation will be built in.