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Every day, an army of researchers from America’s biopharmaceutical companies fight to end disease. Their indomitable will to find the unfindable and cure the incurable is the driving engine behind every medical achievement to transform the way we prevent and treat disease and help patients live longer, healthier lives.

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Researcher Profile: Amy Richards

Amy’s father sparked her love of science as a child, and that passion inspires her work today at San…

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Researcher Profile: Dr. Yasmeen Agosti

At Pfizer, Yasmeen works to develop maternal vaccines that have the potential to help prevent diseas…

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Researcher Profile: Stephanie Bartner

Stephanie’s interest in becoming a research analyst for Sanofi was personal.  

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Researcher Profile: Alice Walsh

Alice from Bristol-Myers Squibb shares how she uses data to better inform how we study disease and i…

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Researcher Profile: Craig Mickanin

A biopharmaceutical researcher at Novartis, Craig has spent most of his two-decade career studying c…

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Researcher Profile: Jim Martinez, MD

Promising results from clinical trials of CGRP inhibitors bring renewed hope for patients with clust…

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Researcher Profile: Dr. Joel Trugman

Joel and biopharmaceutical researchers like him work to develop new therapies that prevent migraines…

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Researcher Profile: David Roth, MD

Dr. David Roth is part of the GSK team studying lupus treatments with the hope of finding a cure.

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There Are No Failures in Parkinson’s Research; Only Setbacks

Parkinson’s disease can’t be slowed or cured, but researchers like Dr. Williamson are working to cha…

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Researcher Profile: Steve Yancey

Steve Yancey and his team work to discover new and better treatments that address the needs of sever…

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Researcher Profile: René van der Merwe

Biologics could bring an end to today’s “one size fits all” approach to treating asthma says René va…

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Researcher Profile: Roland Kolbeck

Dr. Kolbeck led a team of researchers to develop what has become AstraZeneca’s first respiratory bio…

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Researcher Profile: Dr. Marie-Claire Peakman

Dr. Marie-Claire Peakman always knew she wanted to make a difference in the world.

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Researcher Profile Rino Rappuoli

Dr. Rino Rappuoli, a scientist at GSK, has helped pioneer vaccines that can help prevent meningococc…

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Researcher Profile: Andrea Fanjul

For Dr. Andrea Fanjul and a team of scientists at Takeda, it’s the patients and their stories that b…

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Researcher Profile: Gokul Swaminathan

Dr. Gokul Swaminathan of Merck researches potential vaccines that can train the body to recognize an…

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Researcher Profile: Rebecca Leary

Rebecca Leary works at the forefront of precision medicine, pursuing technologies that characterize…

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Researcher Profile: Christina Kiley

Through her roles at Eli Lilly and Company, Dr. Christina Kiley developed a strong understanding of…

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Researcher Profile: Eddy Han-Burgess

Eddy Han-Burgess and his team are using a mix of mathematical modeling, big data and artificial inte…

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Researcher Profile: Henrik Klitgaard

With nearly 30 years of experience in biopharmaceutical research, Dr. Henrik Klitgaard has dedicated…

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Researcher Profile: David Cobden

Learn about what America's biopharmaceutical companies are doing to ensure we can continue to afford…

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Researcher Profile: Michael Pride

To demonstrate the incredible work pursued by America's biopharmaceutical researchers, we're sharing…

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Researcher Profile: Niranjana Nagarajan

According to Dr. Niranjana Nagarajan, a principal scientist at Celgene, "sheer curiosity" drove her…

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Researcher Profile: Nils Lonberg

In his role as senior vice president of oncology biology discovery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dr. Lonb…

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Researcher Profile: Doug Williamson

In recognition of the great work being done to treat mental illness, we're sharing the story of Doug…

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Researcher Profile: Jay Fine

A new study shows there are more than 300 medicines in development to treat skin diseases. At Boehri…

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Researcher Profile: Jane Owens

Dr. Owens is a senior director who manages rare muscle disease research projects in Pfizer's Rare Di…

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Researcher Profile: Jirong Lu

Dr. Jirong Lu, a distinguished research fellow at Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly), traces the beginnin…

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Researcher Profile: Rajeev Venkayya

Dr. Rajeev Venkayya joined Takeda in 2012, to launch the company's global vaccine business.

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Researcher Profile: Axel Hoos

"In simple terms, we're making new medicines that can have a transformational impact on cancer," say…

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Researcher Profile: Luiz Miguel Camargo

As director of innovation networks at UCB, Dr. Luiz Miguel Camargo helps identify tools that researc…

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Researcher Profile: Victor Sloan

As vice president and development strategy lead at UCB, Victor Sloan has worked in the field of rheu…

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Researcher Profile: Carla Canuso

Carla Canuso started her career as a psychiatric nurse working with patients suffering from schizoph…

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Researcher Profile: Ted Johnson

Ted Johnson has spent his career working to find better and more innovative treatments for cancer.

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Researcher Profile: Maysoun Shomali

As a research investigator at Sanofi, Maysoun Shomali is a pioneer making a difference for breast ca…

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Researcher Profile: Eva Kohegyi

Dr. Eva Kohegyi specializes in research for medications in neurologic and psychiatric indications, i…

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Researcher Profile: Tim Reilly

As vice president of oncology early asset development at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), Dr. Tim Reilly…

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Researcher Profile: Kelly Knee

As a principal scientist working on sickle cell disease in the Rare Disease Research Unit (RDRU) at…

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Researcher Profile: Wayne Drevets

Dr. Drevets is a scientist at Janssen Research & Development, LLC, one of the Janssen Pharmaceut…

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Researcher Profile: Brian Johns

Dr. Brian Johns is currently the vice president of HIV Research at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), where he l…

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Researcher Profile: Laura Michael

Dr. Laura Michael started her career at Lilly researching cardiovascular disease and the complicatio…

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Researcher Profile: Ian Reynolds

Ian leads the Small Molecule Discovery Group at Teva Pharmaceuticals, where he is focused on drug di…

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Researcher Profile: Paul Nioi

Paul is a scientist in the Research and Development Group at Amgen where he is focused largely on th…

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Researcher Profile: Matthew Kennedy

Matt has spent the majority of his nearly 20-year career in drug discovery searching for a cure to o…

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Researcher Profile: Pablo Sardi

Dr. Pablo Sardi is a Research and Development director in the Neurobiology Unit at Sanofi. He starte…

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Researcher Profile: Jennifer Allport-Anderson

Dr. Allport-Anderson works to find new medicine for cardiovascular metabolic diseases, which can lea…

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Researcher Profile: Salim Mujais

Salim and his team at Astellas serve as the bridge between drug discovery and drug delivery.

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Researcher Profile: Tom Marsilje

It was supposed to be one of the best days of Tom Marsilje's life. After years of hard work and dete…

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Researcher Profile: Christina Trout

Christina works in the Epigenetic Department at Celgene as a research scientist, exploring a number…

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Researcher Profile: Darryle Schoepp

Darryle Schoepp has been involved in drug research for over 30 years, and wears many hats at Merck.

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Researcher Profile: Eric Rubin

A medical oncologist by training, Dr. Rubin has focused on cancer drug development for almost two de…

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Researcher Profile: Kevin Grove

“My job is to help discover the next generation of therapeutics that will help treat millions of pat…

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Researcher Profile: Anita Gandhi

Dr. Anita Gandhi has worked at Celgene since 2002. In her current role, Dr. Gandhi is a translationa…

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Researcher Profile: Dan Skovronsky

A neuroscientist and neuropathologist by training, Dan is responsible for development across all of…

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