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About our company

MSD Australia is more than just medicines, we invent for a more hopeful future.

We aspire to be the premier research-intensive biopharmaceutical company in the world

For over 130 years, MSD has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases in pursuit of our mission to save and improve lives.

We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships.

Today, we continue to be at the forefront of research to prevent and treat diseases that threaten people and animals – including cancer, infectious diseases, such as HIV and Ebola, and emerging animal diseases.

Responsibility

The heart of our mission

We believe corporate responsibility is about our health, social, environmental and economic impact on people and communities in Australia and around the world.

Leadership

The team that guides our work

Our leaders focus on our mission to save and improve lives around the world. This is the foundation of everything we do.

Our company by the numbers

74K

employees globally

Culture & values
$13.6B

research and development investment in 2020 across the globe

Our research
Culture & values

Our values are driven by a desire to improve life

We’ve built a culture that embraces scientific excellence, operates with the highest standards of integrity, expands access to our products and employs a diverse workforce that values collaboration.

Get to know us through our stories

Learn about the heartbeat of our company.

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One Dad’s Parental Leave story at MSD

Why parental leave needs to be accessible to all parents

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HPV-related cancers: What you need to know

Learn about human papillomavirus, or HPV, and the World Health Organisation's effort to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health problem

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6 global trends critical to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Expert panel of patient advocacy leaders on COVID-19, its impact on patients and moving forward

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Understanding endometrial cancer

What is endometrial cancer? Endometrial cancer arises from the lining of the uterus, which doctors refer to as the endometrium. The main symptoms are vaginal bleeding not related to menstruation and pelvic pain. Endometrial carcinoma is the most common gynaecological cancer in Australia and is increasing in prevalence, and it is estimated that more than […]

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Childhood cancer patient dedicates his life to clinical trial research

After participating in a paediatric leukemia study, Arjan Ooms’ life has come full circle as our director of clinical research in the Netherlands

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One Dad’s Parental Leave story at MSD

Why parental leave needs to be accessible to all parents

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Next: One Dad’s Parental Leave story at MSD

HPV-related cancers: What you need to know

Learn about human papillomavirus, or HPV, and the World Health Organisation's effort to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health problem

Read more

Next: HPV-related cancers: What you need to know

6 global trends critical to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Expert panel of patient advocacy leaders on COVID-19, its impact on patients and moving forward

Read more

Next: 6 global trends critical to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Understanding endometrial cancer

What is endometrial cancer? Endometrial cancer arises from the lining of the uterus, which doctors refer to as the endometrium. The main symptoms are vaginal bleeding not related to menstruation and pelvic pain. Endometrial carcinoma is the most common gynaecological cancer in Australia and is increasing in prevalence, and it is estimated that more than […]

Read more

Next: Understanding endometrial cancer

Childhood cancer patient dedicates his life to clinical trial research

After participating in a paediatric leukemia study, Arjan Ooms’ life has come full circle as our director of clinical research in the Netherlands

Read more

Next: Childhood cancer patient dedicates his life to clinical trial research

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MSD Animal Health

MSD Animal Health is a research-driven company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of veterinary medicines and services.

We offer one of the industry’s most innovative portfolios, spanning products for the prevention, treatment and control of disease in all major farm and companion animal species.

Business partnerships and public policies keep our patients in focus

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Business development & licensing

We work with partners, from early-stage science to clinical-stage programs, to deliver new therapies to patients.

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Policies & positions

We support public policies that advance the interests of patients, improve public health and promote access to medicines and innovation.