Howie is a Partner on the Biotech team at Deerfield and a physician with 11 years of clinical experience. Howie joined Deerfield in 2007 and provides extensive research and analysis on individual companies operating in the healthcare industry. Previously, at Magnetar Capital, Howie’s mandate as Portfolio Manager was to build out the firm’s healthcare team and develop its private and public investment approach. Before joining Magnetar, Howie served as a life sciences analyst at Maverick Capital. Among his other accomplishments in his six years there, he founded the firm’s healthcare venture capital efforts and structured a number of transactions. Howie received his B.A. with honors from the University of Pennsylvania, his M.D. from New York University and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.