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A culture of scientific inquiry, invention and collaboration

Our Scientists

Our scientists are leaders and passionate about exploring new ways to address health challenges.Each year, our researchers publish hundreds of scientific and technical papers in leading peer-reviewed journals.

Postdoctoral Research

Our Postdoctoral Research Fellow program fuels the passion for scientific inquiry and trains the next generation of researchers.

Where Our Research Happens

Our R&D network operates and collaborates within leading biomedical ecosystems, including the San Francisco Bay area, California; Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts; New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Explore our R&D sites.

Determined to transform breakthrough science into novel therapeutic options.


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Regulatory Review
and Ongoing Monitoring

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Our pipeline provides an overview of our late-stage clinical development programs and is updated quarterly.
Updated May 1, 2020

New treatment and prevention options are dependent upon a rigorous clinical trial process.

Thank You

We are thankful for the thousands of volunteers who participate in our clinical trials. They are our partners in research.

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Interested in learning more about our clinical trials?

Visit Merck Clinical Trials

Invent with us!

R&D is a team sport. Join us to work towards the next medical breakthrough.

Business Development and Licensing

Collaborating to access the most promising science is an essential part of our strategy and a key to our success.


MRL Postdoctoral Research Fellow Program

Fueling the passion for scientific inquiry and training the next generation of researchers.

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Careers at Merck

Join a team that's committed to saving and improving lives around the world.



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