John Fraser

Professor John F Fraser (MB ChB PhD FRCP FFARCSI FCICM) is the Director of the Critical Care Research Group (CCRG) at The Prince Charles Hospital and University of Queensland in Brisbane, the Director of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of De Motu Cordis Pty Ltd – a private company specialising in the development of a medical device technology platform for the critically ill, and Founder and Chief Medical Officer of the Quantum Medical Innovation Fund (Quantum) - a medical investment technology fund, aimed at securing world class investment opportunities in the areas of cardiovascular, respiratory and chronic disease, and the development and implementation of technologies addressing unmet clinical needs.

Professor Fraser is a medical disruptor, who started Australia’s largest multi-disciplinary research group (CCRG), based in the country’s largest cardiothoracic centre in the region – The Prince Charles Hospital. From half an office, and with no staff, he has built a team of more than 70 leading clinicians, engineers, scientists and economists with global links – connected to all of the major cardiothoracic hospitals across Queensland, Australia, and the world. He was a co-founder of the BiVACOR™ total artificial heart device, (as reported on CNN, and The Australian).

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