Marian Gindy, PhDExecutive Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences at Merck Research Laboratories
Marian Gindy is Executive Director, Discovery Pharmaceutical Sciences at Merck and Co., Inc., leading a group responsible for drug product early development across disease areas and drug modalities, including oligonucleotide therapeutics and mRNA vaccines. Previously, Dr. Gindy served as Director and Head of Sterile Product Development at Merck with responsibility for design and definition of formulation and manufacturing processes for Merck’s parenteral products, from preclinical stages to Phase 3 development. Earlier, Dr. Gindy was the Director and Head of RNA Therapeutics Formulation Sciences at Merck, where she led the discovery and development of specialty formulation, drug delivery and manufacturing technologies for Merck’s siRNA therapeutics pipeline. Marian has also held leadership roles in drug substance process development and pilot plant operations. Her prior positions include tenure in the Chemical Engineering R&D and the Chemical Process and Development Commercialization groups at Merck. Dr. Gindy received her Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering from Princeton University.