Julianne Hunt, Ph.D., is Executive Director, Project Management, Deerfield Discovery and Development, and joined Deerfield in 2019. Prior to Deerfield, Dr. Hunt was Vice President, Scientific Operations, at Abide Therapeutics. Before Abide, she worked at Merck Research Laboratories for more than 16 years in various research and operational roles, including Director, Strategic Alliances, and Director, Strategic Operations. Dr. Hunt holds an A.B. in Chemistry from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Indiana University, and she was an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University.