Olivera Markovic, M.D., Ph.D is Founding Director of BioSciCon, Inc. and President of the Global Academy for Women's Health, Inc.
She is also Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of MarkPap LLC. and MarkPap Pacific, LLC and MarkPap India, LLC.
Dr. Olivera Markovic is a cancer research scientist, entrepreneur academician and author.
Dr. Markovic is an accomplished cancer research scientist with more than 200 scientific publications including books, chapters, invited review articles and patents.
She has been a principal investigator and program director of research projects funded by the NIH, industry, universities and private foundations.
She has been Director of clinical laboratories, research laboratories and Head of research departments at universities.
has 17 years entrepreneurial experience being founder, director and manager of small business companies and a non-profit organization.
was trained in marketing and commercialization through NIH
organized Commercialization Assistance Programs (two years), and at SCORE/SBA, Washington DC.
Dr. Olivera Markovic is an experienced academician, professor at five universities/medical schools, teaching thousands of students for more than 30 years from undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, including residents.
taught basic medical science courses (biochemistry, physiology, anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical chemistry) at medical schools.
At universities, she
taught science courses (chemistry, biology, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology) and health courses (women's health, drug use and abuse, personal and community health, strategies in stress release).
Featured in bibliographical records of Marquis Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare and Who's Who of American Women.
was selected among 2000 Outstanding People of the 20th Century by the International Bibliographical Centre
, Cambridge, England.
The reason why this high ranking academician (chair of oncology, full professor of medicine and hematology, professor of laboratory medicine and clinical pharmacology at five medical schools), successful medical doctor (head, chief and director of clinical units and departments), recipient of many recognitions and awards for excellence in medicine and allied sciences, and renown scientist (author of four books and over 200 scientific papers, trained and participated in the medical programs at NIH and FDA), has decided to become an entrepreneur was the discovery made by him and Dr. Olivera Markovic
This was a new bioactive protein residing only in specimens obtained from abnormal cervical tissues, and the success of his
team of scientists to develop a proprietary technology for visualization of this protein by simple laboratory pathology means.
The idea was conceived in 1987, the small business company formed in 1996, preclinical studies completed to enable the issuance of the US patent for a new product covering the protein, the methods for its visualization and the application - clinical use as an in vitro diagnostic test.
Since this time, he
planned a long term translational research to develop pipeline of products which, based on the original principles, will help millions of women in need for protection against a grave disease, cervical cancer.
Dr. Markovic has also regulatory experience as former FDA medical reviewer and current HRSA reviewer.
Recently, together with Dr. Olivera Markovic
, authored the book "What Every Woman Should Know about Cervical Cancer" that was published by Springer in 2008.
biography is featured in several world-wide bibliographical editions.
Nenad Markovic, MD, PhD* (Research Center), Olivera Markovic, MD, PhD* (Research Center), Lewis Townsend, MD* (Clinical Site), William Smith, MD* (Laboratory Site), James Sundeen, MD (Laboratory Site), David Hankins, PhD (Laboratory Site), Vladan Posarac, MD (Research Center), Mr. Stephen McJonathan* (Microscopy/Imaging), Oleg Panashchenko, PhD* (optical physicist and computer scientist, Research Center), Mr. Derrick Miller (IT/Web), Gary Peck, MD* (Scientific Consultant), Edward Henderson, MD* (Scientific Consultant), S. Kati, PhD (statistician, Research Center), Ing.
Dr. Olivera Markovic
coordinates Scientific Board activities.
Dr. Olivera Markovic, Director