Who We Are

Scientists and doctors revolutionizing therapies for difficult diseases

At Chimerix, we are on a mission to develop medicines that meaningfully improve and extend the lives of patients facing deadly diseases. With a current focus in oncology and biodefense, we are devoted to filling gaps in the treatment paradigm.

What we value

We put patients first

We solve problems with urgency

   lives depend on our creativity, persistence, and optimism

We do what we say we’ll do – no matter how small the commitment

We are curious and constantly learning

   good ideas can come from anyone, so we listen with sincerity and humility

We are honest about where the data lead us

We are candid in all our communications

   transparency builds trust and leads to quality

We ensure our contribution is not defined by our job description

We pursue diversity in all forms because it makes us better

We do what’s right – even when no one is watching

We are kind and respectful

   these are cornerstones of strength – not weakness

We invest wisely

   focus and efficiency impact the value we can create for patients