David J. Back, PhD, is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology, Departmentof Molecular & Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. He received his PhD degree (1972) in Pharmacology also from the University of Liverpool.
David Back has published as author or co-author more than 450 publications. He has become an internationally well known specialist on the Clinical Pharmacology of HIV and Hepatitis C with special interest in Pharmacokinetics, drug-drug interactions and the optimization of therapy. He is a past Editor in chief of the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and currently a member of the Editorial Board of a number of journals. In 2015 he received a lifetime award from EACS for his contribution to the field of HIV/AIDS.