Head of Research & Development
Dr. Stewart completed his medical training at Southampton Medical School in the UK and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.
Dr. Stewart joins Novelion from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) where he was chief medical officer with global responsibility for patient well-being across the vaccines, pharmaceutical and consumer business units. He joined GSK in 2000 as associate director for clinical research & development in the UK and has since held a variety of positions within GSK, primarily in R&D. He was previously clinical head of the biopharm unit and also therapy area head for the cardiovascular and metabolic therapy areas. Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Stewart worked as a diabetes consultant and senior lecturer and was consultant physician/honorary senior lecturer and head of clinical services at the Diabetes Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne in the United Kingdom (UK). His research was in lipid metabolism in type 2 diabetes.