Carla Gauss, Ph.D., is a Senior Director, Medicinal Chemistry, Deerfield Discovery and Development, and joined the Firm in 2022. Prior to Deerfield, Dr. Gauss was a Senior Application Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry at Nanome. Before Nanome, she served as a Research Investigator at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where she worked for 11 years. Before this, Dr. Gauss held various positions as a scientist at Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Cara Therapeutics, Memory Pharmaceuticals and Exelixis. Dr. Gauss holds a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in Biology from University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from University of California at Irvine.
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Carla Gauss, Ph.D.
Eric Schiffhauer, Ph.D.
Eric Schiffhauer, Ph.D., is an Associate Director, Academic Outreach, Deerfield Discovery and Development, and joined the Firm in 2022. Prior to Deerfield, Dr. Schiffhauer spent three years at Northwestern University, most recently as a Scientific Collaboration Director. Before Northwestern, he held positions at Adi Family Office and Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures. Dr. Schiffhauer holds a B.S. in Biology from George Mason University and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology from Johns Hopkins University.