David TewSenior Fellow at Glaxosmithkline Medical Reseach Centre
David Tew is a GSK Senior Fellow and a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology group at GSK. His role is to seek new aspects of emerging bioscience, particularly the application of Synthetic Biology, and adapt it for use in new
drug manufacturing processes ranging from traditional small molecules through to biopharmaceuticals. Most recently David has been leading a project to apply Synthetic Biology to redesign the manufacture of therapeutic oligonucleotides.
Prior to joining Advanced Manufacturing Technology, David ‘s career spans more than 25 years in early drug discovery being involved in various aspects of mechanistic enzymology, assay development, especially for miniaturised assay formats,
and reagent generation. David holds a position as The Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at Bristol University.