Yeshitila N. Friew, Ph.D.
Founder & CEO
762 Cherry Bark Lane
Brooklyn, MD 21225
Office: 410-636 0902
Dr. Friew is an Ethiopian born scientist who comes to USA to study chemistry and biological science in 1993. Before that Dr. Friew studied general Agriculture and worked as a Development Agent in the Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia. His experience with the enduring poverty and lack of health care in the rural Ethiopia motivated him to become a scientist. After coming to US Dr. Friew pursued his lifelong dream to study science and technology and had accomplished a great deal since then.
Dr. Friew is highly skilled researcher and consultant with a Ph.D. who has experience in a variety of areas of Biomedical Research and international consultancy. In his position with The Laboratory of Viral Diagnostics (LVD) at the Institute of Human Virology (IHV), he was an integral member of the clinical trials program (FDA trials for rapid HIV tests), performed serologic and molecular methods, evaluated rapid test kits for the international project with PSCM, and headed the SMARTube projects (FDA 510K submission). He also spent time in Africa evaluating a reference laboratory for their quality control and assurance capabilities and made recommendations for improvement. Upon completing his assignment, his work have saved more than a Million dollar in just a monetary value.
Dr. Friew, during his Postdoctoral study in Dr. Vinay K. Pathak's Laboratory at The National Cancer Institute Frederick (NCI-Frederick)/NIH in the HIV Drug Resistance Program Viral Mutation Section, successfully developed a system to study interactions between human enzymes APOBEC3G (block HIV-1 replication in non-permissive cells) and other molecules. Dr. Friew successfully studied in vivo and in vitro interactions between A3G, HIV-1 Gag, and RNA using bimolecular fluorescence complementation technology and other biochemical analyses. He has presented these studies orally and in poster presentations at international meetings. In addition, these studies were published in the peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Friew has a set of skills developed with years experience working in the most technologically advanced places using modern cutting age technologies. He is proficiency in virology, immunology, molecular and cell biology and cellular imaging skill and knowledge will be a valuable assets to make a difference in the care of his clients. His immense experience will be valuable to tackle and solve everyday clinical and basic research laboratory problems.
Besides his passion for science and technology the main inspirational force to pursue his dream was to make difference in human health condition. Dr. Friew founded IntBiotechnologies, LLC an International Biomedical Products Supplier and Consultant company to advance his life goal to be a force for the betterment of human health.
IntBiotechnologies, LLC is incorporated in the State of Maryland, USA