Nothing is Impossible - Prof John Fraser on his DMC Journey
Saturday 10 August, 2019
As a medical disruptor and the founder of Australia’s largest clinical multi-disciplinary research group, Professor John Fraser believes that technology and innovative approaches will pave the road to a safer world for patients.
He is currently tackling the growing epidemic of cardiac arrest and life-threatening allergies through founding De Motu Cordis Pty Ltd (DMC). In his talk, John explores the future of cardiac arrest treatment by bringing the hospital to the patient, and delves into the mistakes he has made and lessons he has learned when translating research into reality.
Professor John Fraser is a medical disruptor, who founded Australia’s largest clinical multi-disciplinary research group, based in Australia’s largest cardiothoracic hospital, The Prince Charles Hospital. From half an office, and with no staff, he has built a team of more than 70 clinicians, engineers, scientists, and economists with global links – connected to all of the major cardiothoracic hospitals globally.
His strong interest in developing all things cardiovascular resulted in him co-founding BiVACOR™ – a total bionic heart – with Dr Daniel Timms its inventor. He has now moved on to tackling the growing epidemic of cardiac arrest and life-threatening allergy through founding De Motu Cordis Pty Ltd (DMC).
In his talk, John will discuss his mistakes made and lessons learned in how to move research into reality, where DMC is developing drug technology and a device to improve the delivery of critical care drugs to patients outside the hospital environment.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx