Milana Maletic is a Director in the HTE and Lead Discovery Capabilities group at MSD. She started her career at MSD in 1998 as a Senior Research Chemist in Discovery Chemistry in Rahway, NJ. In the first 15 years, she contributed to projects across therapeutic areas, as an individual contributor and later as a project leader. She was a key contributor in the discovery of several clinical development candidates that advanced to Ph I and Ph II studies and a co-inventor on numerous MSD patents. In 2013, she transitioned into a capabilities group where she has been leading a group in developing and applying new capabilities to accelerate drug discovery. Prior to joining MSD, Milana completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Professor Daniel Kahne at Princeton University. She received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Columbia University under the direction of Professor Ronald Breslow.