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Harnessing innovative technology in drug discovery

MSD scientists explain how new technologies can accelerate the drug discovery process as we use the power of leading edge science to save and improve lives

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Why cytomegalovirus (CMV) should be on your radar

Once you have CMV, it stays in your body for life.

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Breaking new ground in the UK

We’re accelerating our global efforts and capabilities with our new London Discovery Research Centre and U.K. headquarters

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Understanding adult pneumonia: causes, symptoms and risk factors

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that can cause serious complications

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MSD’s legacy of antimicrobial innovation and action

Delivering on our commitment to fight infectious diseases for more than a century

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Uniting research and manufacturing to help patients faster

The opening of our updated site in Ireland will increase collaboration and speed to market

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Meet the scientist advancing respiratory health and inspiring women and Latino scientists

Dr. Carmen La Rosa is uncovering new ways to help people with respiratory conditions

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Macrocyclic peptides: the next wave of drug discovery

MSD scientists say the “Goldilocks” chemical modality could lead to new ways to impact disease

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Progress in ovarian cancer research starts with patients

Reflecting on the history of clinical research and our inspiration to continue innovating for ovarian cancer patients

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Meet two women at the forefront of our HIV research

Two esteemed scientists share their motivations and hopes for the future of HIV research

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Researching new uses for a therapy that targets cancer cells

MSD scientists are evaluating potential antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) targets across both blood cancers and solid tumors

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Podcast: Why neuroscience is the ‘final frontier’

Listen as specialists from MSD discuss what they’re most excited about in researching potential treatments for neurologic disorders

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One scientist’s commitment to dengue fever research

Dr. Louis Macareo and his team work to help combat this mosquito-borne disease that may impact billions of people each year

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Safeguarding the environment through green chemistry

When a manufacturing process doesn’t meet our standards, we build an award-winning, planet-friendly one

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Individualized neoantigen therapies: exploring one medicine for one patient

Scientists are researching new ways to help train the immune system to fight cancer

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In our commitment to R&D, the numbers speak for themselves

We follow the science where we can make the greatest difference

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Women in science? Absolutely

Strong career paths and cutting-edge science draw more women scientists -- like chemists and engineers -- to our small molecule process R&D team

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VIDEO: Here for Good – When passion and curiosity fuel innovation

Hear how one of our scientists balances her work and family life to accelerate our groundbreaking research

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Celebrating the life of trailblazing cardiovascular researcher Dr. Arthur Patchett

Over the course of his career with MSD, Dr. Patchett changed the treatment paradigm for cardiovascular disease

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How antimicrobial resistance is threatening one of our most critical health tools

Why antibiotics are a critical medicine and how we can help protect them

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Breaking new ground in Singapore

New facilities and job opportunities represent our dedication to the region and its people

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MSD publishes 2021/2022 Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Progress Report

Letter from our chief executive officer and president, Rob Davis

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How MSD is using 3D printing to create innovative solutions

3D technology is helping optimize workstreams, shorten turn-around times, reduce costs and drive innovation

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Proteins in space: taking our research to the final frontier

MSD Research Laboratories scientist Paul Reichert works with the International Space Station to drive innovation

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Why we're expanding and investing in our research and discovery efforts

Our commitment to innovation helps ensure a brighter future for patients everywhere

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Here for Good: The human element inspiring our cancer research

Learn how one doctor turned his family connection to cancer into a career driven by scientific innovation

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Innovation is key to combating antimicrobial resistance in Asia-Pacific

Investing in research and innovative solutions gives us the best chance to fight these ‘superbugs’

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Women in STEM at MSD share who inspires them most

Why strong STEM opportunities for women are important during Women’s History Month and every month

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When the world needs us, together we rise to the challenge

MSD CEO & President Rob Davis shares news with colleagues about our investigational COVID-19 medicine

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Innovation in the fast lane

MSD and Corning are two years into a joint effort to maximize data science, one of today’s hottest research fields

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How one woman’s diverse team is driving innovation in science and medicine

Rebecca Ruck is breaking down silos and leveraging diversity to invent smarter and greener ways to produce medicine

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Our new London Discovery Research Centre site

The $1.32 billion, 220,000-square-foot research facility will be located in London’s “Knowledge Quarter”