Professor John Fraser is a pre-eminent intensivist at The Prince Charles Hospital, where he founded and leads the multi disciplinary Critical Care Research Group, the largest group of its kind in Australasia. He currently supervises over 20 PhD, MPhil and honours students in medicine, surgery, basic science, engineering and allied health fields. Since its inception in 2004, the group has earned more than $29M Australian in grants and industry funding. The group leads Australia in complex animal models of critical illness, including artificial heart and lung development; trauma and haemorrhage research and has been awarded Centre for Metabolomics for University of Qld.
Professor Fraser has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers, and has 4 professorships in different universities. He is co-founder and chief medical officer of BiVACOR, a total artificial heart & the medical director for the Innovative Cardiovascular Engineering Laboratory.