Your participation can help us learn more about preventing severe or acute illness from RSV.
Find out today if the VANIR Study is right for you!

Learn about a new investigational vaccine called MVA-BN-RSV and whether it can protect people from getting seriously ill from Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV. RSV can cause severe or acute respiratory illness in older adults. Compensation may be available to those that qualify. 

  • Are 60 years of age or older
  • Are overall healthy 
  • Are willing and able to use a smartphone or tablet application to record information during the study

You may be able to join the study if you:

*Other criteria will need to be met to confirm your eligibility for this study.

To learn more, fill out the form below. 

Join a Study

If you are interested in learning more or participating in any of our studies, please fill out the form below and our office will get back to you within 1-2 business days. 

*By signing up you agree to be contacted about clinical research studies by our company, its affiliates or partners. Typical methods of contact include phone calls, text messages, pre-recorded messages, emails, automated technology or postal mail. This includes if the number is currently on any Do Not Call Lists. As we contact you, your electronic record will be updated accordingly with current relevant health information. This consent is not required to participate in a clinical research study.

Melissa Belardo, APRN

Clinical Investigator

Melissa Belardo, is a certified family nurse practitioner (FNP-BC), joins K2 Medical Research with more than a decade of clinical experience. She has served as an investigator in over 20 trials. Prior to clinical research, she held roles in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nurse education.

Melissa’s academic background includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Adventist University, followed by a master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner from Georgetown University.

Melissa is a native of the US Virgin Islands’ and is fluent in both English and Spanish; Melissa has lived in central Florida for the past twenty years. When she’s not at work, you can find her volunteering at her local church and spending time with family.