“I am honored to have the opportunity to return to Merck and to lead MRL,” said Dr. Perlmutter. “Throughout my career, as both a physician and a scientist, I have drawn inspiration from Merck’s unwavering commitment to scientific excellence. Over time, this commitment has brought forth an unparalleled number of breakthrough medicines and vaccines that improve the lives of patients around the world.”Mr. Frazier also reiterated Merck's commitment to delivering growth through innovation. “Merck continues to focus on increasing the productivity of our R&D investments to create value for patients, customers and shareholders,” said Frazier. “Under Roger’s leadership, we will continue to build and expand in key therapeutic areas, advance our promising late-stage candidates and bring forth new therapeutic candidates that will fuel our future pipeline.”
Roger M. Perlmutter (Photo: Business Wire)
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