About Deerfield

Launched in 1994, Deerfield Management Company is an investment firm dedicated to advancing healthcare through information, investment, and philanthropy—all toward the end goal of cures for disease, improved quality of life, and reduced cost of care.

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A New York City-based not-for-profit devoted to advancing innovative health care initiatives.

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Portfolio Companies

Deerfield generally maintains a combined portfolio of more than 150 private and public investments across the life science, medical device, diagnostic, digital health and health service industries at all stages of evolution from start-up to mature company.

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Research Collaborations

Deerfield partners with leading academic research centers, providing critical funding and expertise to further sustain and accelerate the commercialization of discoveries toward meaningful societal impact by advancing cures for disease.

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Strategic Partners

As a strategic partner, Deerfield offers capital, scientific expertise, business operating support, and unique access to innovation.

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Deerfield Foundation

The Deerfield Foundation is a New York City-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve health, accelerate innovation and promote human equity.

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Cure Campus

Cure is a 12-story innovations campus in New York City that intends to bring together innovators from academia, government, industry, and the not-for-profit sectors to advance human health and accelerate the fight against disease.

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Cure Programming

Cure has a series of expert lectures intended to advance thought in healthcare, management, innovation, policy, and other relevant subjects. This fosters growth and education for those at Cure and its guests.

Events at the Cure

Deerfield Announces Strategic Collaboration with Peking Union School of Public Health to Advance Healthcare in China

New York, New York –October 17, 2016 – Deerfield announced today a strategic collaboration with the Peking Union School of Public Health (PUSPH) to advance healthcare in China. Deerfield and PUSPH will collaborate to address healthcare needs in China using PUSPH’s local expertise and Deerfield’s US and European experience.  The collaboration aims at sharing its findings through peer-reviewed joint publications.

The collaboration will focus on areas such as medicine procurement, supply chain management, antibiotics misuse, and hospital service quality assessment.

Deerfield will work closely with the PUSPH Dean Dr. Yuanli Liu and Food and Drug Safety and Policy Research Director Dr. Jing Sun.  Dr. Yuanli Liu founded the US-China Health Summit during his tenure at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health prior to joining PUSPH.  Over the years, he has been committed to creating direct discussion among policy makers, academic experts and business leaders to transform global healthcare.   

Peking Union Medical College’s emphasis on preventive medicine and public health dates back to the 1920s, when John B. Grant chaired the Department of Public Health.  The new Peking Union School of Public Health(PUSPH) was established in 2014, with a mission to improve the public health by conducting inter-disciplinary, innovative and translational research, informing policy, serving communities, and educating future public health leaders.

 “It is our privilege to partner with Dr. Liu and the PUSPH to develop findings that can benefit the Chinese population and can also be shared globally to advance healthcare,” said Jim Flynn, Deerfield’s Managing Partner.“We look forward to a productive and innovative partnership.”

“We are excited to work with a health care expert like Deerfield that has the skills, broad based understanding and technical knowledge to help develop findings that can advance healthcare.” said Professor Yuanli Liu. 


PUSPH offers master and doctoral degrees in public health,epidemiology, social medicine and health management etc.

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About Deerfield

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