Nicholas Bishop, Ph.D., is a Partner on the Biotherapeutics group at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2014. He provides extensive research and analysis on individual companies operating in the healthcare industry. Prior to Deerfield, Dr. Bishop spent four years as a research analyst covering the Biotechnology sector at Cowen and Company, where he was recognized as a Rising Star by Institutional Investor in 2013. Prior to entering the finance industry, Dr. Bishop was a biomedical research scientist at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has authored several scientific journal articles on the genetic regulation of aging and lifespan, one of which was featured as the cover story for an issue of Nature. Dr. Bishop received his B.A. with honors from Rice University and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.