Decheng Ma

Dr. Decheng Ma is currently the Director of Global Clinical Supply at MSD R&D China.  He is responsible for managing clinical supplies for China clinical trials and external manufacturing partners in APAC area.  Decheng has been working at Merck Research Laboratories  since 2000. He has spent 7 years working in analytical chemistry, 7 years in formulation development, and 4 year in clinical supply. He has been working on numerous Merck products from preclinical to phase III, including Emend®, Isentress®, Januvia®, Janumet®, etc. Decheng has extensive experiences and built up his expertise in formulation development, analytical chemistry, and clinical supplies. He has authored over 10 peer-reviewed papers and given more than 20 presentations at pharmaceutical conferences. Decheng received his BS in polymer science & chemical engineering from Tsinghua University in China, MS in chemical engineering from Tufts University, and PhD in chemical engineering from Lehigh University in the US.