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David R. Friend , PhD

    • Title:
    • Research Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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    • Focus Areas:
    • Product development, with emphasis on vaginal products

    • Contact Info:
    • 703.524.4744

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    • Office Location:
    • CONRAD

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    • Fellowship
    • Research Interests:
    • Development of novel drug delivery systems for the prevention of transmission of sexually transmitted infections, in particular, HIV-1.

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    • Bio:
    • Dr. Friend started his career at SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, developing a wide range of drug and chemical delivery systems.  He worked for several pharmaceutical companies developing products for oral, inhalation, and topical drug products.  In 2007, he joined CONRAD to head product development of microbicides and contraceptive products.