Fiona Marshall

Merck & Co.

Sr. VP Research Science

Receives Award for Ken Frazier

On Dec 7, 2021, Dr. Fiona Marshall, Ph.D., Merck senior vice president, Discovery, Preclinical & Translational Medicine, received the CME STEM Leadership Award for ken Frazier.

Fiona is a world-renowned scientist, entrepreneur and expert in G protein-coupled receptor biology, an area of innovation in which recent developments in structural biology have provided new opportunities in the design of therapeutic candidates targeting a number of important disease areas.

Fiona joined Merck in 2018 as head of the new Discovery Research Centre in London, where she focused the new team to work on diseases of ageing. In 2019, she was appointed head of neuroscience discovery. Under her leadership, the team has reshaped the neuroscience portfolio with renewed emphasis on disease-modifying therapies. She began her current role at the start of 2021.

Fiona won the 2012 WISE Women of Outstanding Achievement for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the 2015 RSC Malcolm Campbell Award for chemistry. She is a fellow of the U.K. Academy of Medical Sciences, honorary fellow of the British Pharmacological Society and honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.