Hsueh-Cheng (H.C.) Huang, Ph.D., is Senior Director of In Vitro Pharmacology, Deerfield Discovery and Development, and joined Deerfield in 2020. Prior to joining Deerfield, Dr. Huang spent eight years at Merck Research Laboratories, most recently as Principal Scientist/Director in Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, serving as Discovery Biology Lead on discovery, early development, and late-stage product development teams. Before Merck, he worked at Schering-Plough Research Institute, initially as a Postdoctoral Fellow and progressing to the role of Principal Scientist. Dr. Huang holds an A.B. in Physics and a Ph.D. in Cell & Developmental Biology from Harvard University.