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Hello! I'm Dragana

I am a biomedical engineer with a PhD in physiology. I am entrepreneurially driven because of my deep passion for innovation and a feeling of urgency to make the world a better place for patients.

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Dr. Dragana Savic

Biomedical Engineer & Innovator

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Education

DPhil Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics

MBA Business and Technology

MSc Medicine and Technology

BSc Medicine & Technology

Passion

Innovation and Technology
Looking to expand my radius of Impact

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE

2020-Present

Co-founder & CTO

We harness the power of sound waves to develop non-invasive, home-administered, and closed-loop medical devices to manage chronic inflammatory diseases.

2018-Present

Principal Investigator

John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford

My research is focusing on understanding the physiological response to the natural compound, L-carnitine, and its effect on the liver and the heart using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for the purpose of treating patients with cancers, liver & heart diseases and Alzheimer’s.

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2019-Present

Junior Research Fellow

Kellogg College, University of Oxford

Supervising  University of Oxford graduate and doctorate students at the intersection of technology and medicine. 
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2019-Present

Innovation Consultant

Innovation Cup, Merck KGaA

Coaching international teams to innovate digital and healthcare products. Gathering information and guiding their market, competitors, science and financial plan analysis. 

2017-2019

Co-founder & CEO

HyperC ltd

HyperC is dedicated to produce stable-isotope compounds that can enhance the clinical translation of the hyperpolarized field.
Hyperpolarized MRI offers 10,000-fold higher signal-to-noise ratio than conventional MR spectroscopy techniques, allowing for detection of even earlier developing tumours than standard MRI.

2013-2015

Implementation Specialist

University of California, San Francisco

Led the implementation of the first Genereal Electric PET/MRI scanner. Coordinated a multi-center clinical trial in osteoarthritis and researched cartilage-bone interactions through the development of osteoartitis in patients with ligament injuries. Laboratory of Professor Sharmila Majumdar & Professor Dan Vigneron.

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

2020-2021

Master's of Business & Administration

Quantic School of  Business & Technology

Competitive (acceptance rate <13%) International part-time novel online MBA. Accredited by OSSE & DEAC in the United States.

2012-2014

Doctorate Degree (DPhil)

Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics,
University of Oxford

My doctorate research was using state of the art MRI (hyperpolarized MRI) and perfusions to understand the metabolic and cardiovascular effects of treatment in a preclinical model of type 1 diabetes. Laboratory of Professor Damian J Tyler.

2013-2013

Visiting Assistant in Research 

Yale School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Yale University

My research was focused on understanding the ventricular mechanics of a genetically modified pre-clinical model  using in-vivo ultrasound imaging a pressure-volume loops. Laboratory of Ass. Professors Stuart Campbell and  Professor Jay Humphrey

2010-2013

Master's Degree

Medicine & Technology, Technical University of Denmark & Copenhagen University

Major in medical imaging.

2010-2013

Bachelor's Degree

Medicine & Technology, Technical University of Denmark & Copenhagen University

Major in signal processing.

Awards

CLIENTS
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SKILLS

SKILLS

Teambuilding & Leadership

Management & Negotiations

Hypothesis Driven Research

Entrepreneureal Drive

Communcation & Vision

CAN-DO Mentality

CONTACT
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