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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Supporting companies across the healthcare ecosystem with flexible funding models…

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Delivering market research to the Deerfield team, its portfolio companies and other partners.

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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 Offers Expanded Access to Innovation, Expertise and Resources

Select Industry Partnerships

Deerfield partners with healthcare companies and research institutions working on new discoveries across the spectrum of healthcare. Access to innovation comes through Deerfield’s research collaboration network consisting of leading institutions in innovation and research, medical technology incubators and internal expertise. We help our partners achieve their development and commercialization goals faster, more efficiently, and with measurable impact. Specialized teams at Deerfield assess commercial viability, conduct market research, and provide experts with deep skillsets across the entire R&D continuum.

Deerfield’s CURE, an innovation ecosystem, offers our strategic partners unique access to specialized equipment, expertise development, and access to talent and innovation as a resident or as a collaborator.


For informational purposes only, as of 4/5/2023

Deerfield Discovery & Development

Deerfield Discovery and Development (3DC) team at Deerfield provides strategic partners with deep functional expertise and experience across key disciplines and plays a critical role in progressing early stage therapeutics from scientific discovery through preclinical proof of concept and into the clinic.

Research Collaborations

Baylor College of Medicine

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston Children’s Hospital

Broad Institute

Broad Institute

Cold Spring Harbor

Harbor Discoveries

Columbia University

Hudson Heights Innovations

Dana Farber Cancer Institute

The Center of Protein Degradation

Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Riverway Discoveries

Duke University

Four Points Innovation

Empire Discovery Institute

Empire Deerfield Discovery and Development

Harvard University

Lab 1636

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Moffitt Cancer Center

Northwestern University

Stanford University

The Johns Hopkins University

Bluefield Innovations

University of California San Diego

Poseidon Innovation

University of Illinois at Chicago

West Loop Innovations

University of Michigan

Great Lakes Discovery

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Pinnacle Hill

Vanderbilt University


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Rockefeller University, Weill Cornell Medicine

Bridge Medicines

Yeda | Weizmann Institute of Science

Orchard Innovations

The Deerfield Institute

The Deerfield Institute, a division of Deerfield, delivers sophisticated and timely market research, which enhances the insights to the investment team and its partners. The Institute develops and analyzes data to advance understanding of innovations and emerging products, and it also informs on trends within the healthcare market. The Institute is guided by Deerfield’s core values: integrity, the pursuit of objective and unbiased research, commitment to excellence, precision and accuracy.

Contact Us

Karen Heidelberger

Partner, Chief Partnership and Communications Officer
[email protected]