Research & Development

The journey to invention and discovery is guided by science—and inspired by patients

We aspire to be the premier research-driven biopharmaceutical company and we want to fill our state-of-the-art labs with people who not only think with their mind, but feel with their heart. Because “premier” to us means not just being the biggest or even first to market, but committed to a more important outcome: answering science's toughest health questions to help bring hope to people everywhere. If you're ready to connect scientific exploration to address the world’s most difficult health challenges, follow our journey to invention. 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Program

Our Research & Development Postdoctoral Research Fellow Program aims to be a best-in-industry experience for postdoctoral researchers, providing an academic focus in a commercial environment. With the resources, reach, and expertise of a large bio-pharmaceutical environment, MRL postdocs are positioned to excel in an institution committed to breakthrough innovation in research and discovery.

Research & Development locations

We are inspired by the belief that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to scientific excellence and fearless problem solving can create medicines and vaccines that can save and improve lives. Our R&D network operates and collaborates within leading bio-pharmaceutical ecosystems, including the San Francisco Bay area, California; Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts; New Jersey; Pennsylvania and Canada.

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