About Us

Aeras’ mission is to develop new TB vaccines that are affordable and accessible to all who need them.

Aeras is a nonprofit biotech advancing the development of new tuberculosis vaccines for the world.

Aeras is a fully integrated, global nonprofit biotech with capabilities in finance, portfolio management, immunology, assay development, clinical trials, regulatory affairs and policy, advocacy and resource mobilization, as well as in-house capacity to conduct pilot manufacturing. Serving as a critical translational bridge from the bench to the field Aeras has sponsored and conducted over 25 clinical vaccine trials enrolling thousands of subjects, and is a key partner in 6 active clinical development programs.

Aeras has approximately 160 employees, with offices in Rockville, Maryland; Cape Town, South Africa; and Beijing, China.