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David Prim, PhD

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David brings significant experience to Locust Walk at the intersection of science and business. Previously, he was a Consultant at ClearView Healthcare Partners, a premier life science strategy consulting firm, where he supported completion of high-impact strategy projects for a broad range of life science industry clients, including pharma, biotech, and medtech. He interfaced with client teams across all aspects of the product lifecycle, including new product planning, R&D, commercial, medical affairs, market access, and lifecycle management, with broad domain experience in immunology and inflammation, oncology, rare diseases, and neurology.

Prior to ClearView, David completed a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of South Carolina. His research covered a wide range of vascular mechanics, hemodynamics, and tissue engineering, with a specific focus on understanding and improving remodeling of coronary artery bypass grafts. While in graduate school, David worked with another PhD student to start a technical consulting company, Torres-Prim Biomedical LLC, to answer engineering questions through mechanical modeling and simulation. David also helped start and lead Carolina Biotech Group, a nonprofit organization to help graduate students explore non-academic careers.

David also holds a BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of South Carolina, with honors from the South Carolina Honors College. David enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs, playing soccer, traveling, and cooking.

He is a FINRA registered representative and holds his Series 79 and 63 licenses.