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Klaus Friedrich

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Klaus Friedrich
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Chemistry
Room: 222
Phone: (313) 993-2495
Dr. Klaus Friedrich
Areas of Expertise:
Organic Chemistry
Medicinal Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry


  • Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universitaet
  • Dipl. Chem. (M.S.) Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universitaet


Friedrich received his Vordiplom (B.S.) from the Eberhard Karls Universität in Tübingen, Germany and holds a Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) from the Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Germany. He was awarded a fellowship from the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation to conduct post-doctoral research at Duke University (Durham, NC). He joined the University of Detroit Mercy in 2011.

Starting with the Fall term 2015, Dr. Friedrich will offer a course in medicinal chemistry.  This course will cover basic concepts of pharmaceutical research, then focus on the development of medications for the treatment of addiction.

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