David Lyon - Ph.D.

Senior Vice President

David Lyon is Senior Vice President at Bend Research Inc., where he leads efforts in scientific excellence and the biosolutions and early development bioavailability enhancement groups.  His expertise includes solubilization of poorly soluble pharmaceuticals, nanotechnology-based drug delivery, controlled-release formulations and production and delivery of biotherapeutics molecules. David joined Bend Research in 1991, after finishing postdoctoral work at the California Institute of Technology.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Western Washington University and a Ph.D. in inorganic/organometallic chemistry from the University of Oregon. He is co-inventor on more than 26 U.S. patents and patent applications and has 27 publications. In addition to his duties at Bend Research, David serves on the University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences Board, the Corporate Advisory Board of the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, the Oregon Translational Research and Drug Discovery Initiative Board, and the Investigational Review Board (IRB) for clinical trial review for Cascades Healthcare Inc.