Doctor Peter Newman

Laboratory Manager


Peter has an interest in creating and developing diagnostic assays, with a focus on electrochemical or immuno-assays.

Most of Peter’s career has been in the commercial research and manufacturing environment: - Led the research to create a point-of-care blood coagulation assay built around electrochemical detection. - Verification of an immunohistochemistry staining instrument. - Manufacturing and troubleshooting specialised coagulation reagents.

Peter is experienced in: - IVD Assay design and development - Manufacturing - Quality systems


  • Science Lead at Leica Biosystems
  • Research Manager and Project Leader at Universal Biosensors
  • Senior Scientist at Gradipore/Life Therapeutics


  • 2000: PhD, UNSW Sydney