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David Walter Barry

David Walter Barry, pharmaceutical executive, infectious diseases physician, researcher. Achievements include 15 patents for treatment of viral infections, patent for the Use of Azidothymidine to Treat Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and American Red Cross, for the Treatment of Idiopathic Thrombocytopaenic Purpura. Visiting fellow University Maryland, 1975-1976.

Background

  • Barry, David Walter was born on July 19, 1943 in Nashua, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Walter and Claire Barry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in French literature with highest honors magna cum laude, Yale College, 1965. Student, Sorbonne, Paris, 1964. Doctor of Medicine, Yale University, 1969.

    Career

    • Intern, then resident Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1969-1972. Staff associate, director, acting deputy director division virology, bureau biologics Food and Drug Administration, 1972-1977. Head anti-infectives section, department clinical investigation, medical division Burroughs Wellcome Company, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1977-1978, head department clinical investigation, medical division, 1978-1985, head department virology, Wellcome research laboratories, 1983-1989, director division clinical investigation, 1985-1986, vice president research Wellcome research laboratories, 1986-1989, vice president research, development and medical affairs, Wellcome research laboratories, 1989-1995, president Wellcom research laboratories, 1994-1995, also board directors.

      Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Triangle Pharmaceuticals Inc., Durham, from 1995. Chairman, board participants inter-company collaboration on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Drug Development, since 1998. Director influenza vaccine task force, bureau biologics Food and Drug Administration, 1976-1977, member research human subjects committee.

      Adjunct professor school medicine Duke University, 1977-1992. Member committee public-private sector relations vaccine innovation, institute medicine National Academy of Sciences, 1983, roundtable drugs and vaccines against Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 1989, industry liaison panel, 1992. Member of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome task force National Institutes of Health, 1986, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome program advisory committee, 1988.

      Deans council Yale School Medicine, 1989-1996. Consultant, lecturer in field. Board directors, Wellcome Foundation, Family Health International, Dynavax Technologies, Inc.

      Senior surgeon United States Public Health Service, 1972-1977.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include 15 patents for treatment of viral infections, patent for the Use of Azidothymidine to Treat Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and American Red Cross, for the Treatment of Idiopathic Thrombocytopaenic Purpura.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American College of Physicians, Infectious Diseases Society of America, Royal Society Medicine. Member American Society Virology, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (medical and science section, committee Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 1989, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome task force 1989, Research and Development steering committee 1990, commission treatment drug dependence and abuse 1990-1995), North Carolina Medical Society, Durham-Orange Counties Medical Society, Venezuelan Society Internal Medicine (honorary), Alpha Omega Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Gracia Chin; children: Christopher, Jennifer.
    • father: Walter Barry
    • mother: Claire Barry
    • spouse: Gracia Chin
    • children: Christopher Barry
    • Jennifer Barry
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    Died January 28, 2002
    (aged 58)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Yale College
    • 1964
      Sorbonne
    • 1969
      Yale University
    • 1969 - 1972
      Intern, Yale-New Haven Hospital
    • 1969 - 1972
      then resident, Yale-New Haven Hospital
    • 1972 - 1977
      staff associate, division virology
    • 1972 - 1977
      director, division virology
    • 1972 - 1977
      acting deputy director, division virology
    • 1977 - 1978
      head, anti-infectives section
      North Carolina, United States
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