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David Duffy

David Duffy, PhD

Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Technology Officer


David joined Quanterix in 2007 and leads the team of scientists developing its single-molecule detection technology.

He is an inventor on 12 U.S. patents and has more than 20 publications in the fields of surface chemistry, microfluidics, and bioanalysis. He was previously at Surface Logix, where he was the Director of Pharmacomer Technology. There David oversaw the development of a novel chemical technology that resulted in two drug candidates currently in Phase II clinical trials. Prior to that, David was at Gamera Biosciences where he was a co-inventor of a centrifugal microfluidic that was acquired and commercialized by Tecan. He was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University.

David was the first Sir Alan Wilson Research Fellow of Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, and holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge.