Rare Diseases

Dr. Nick Dragojlovic, PhD

Research Associate – University of British Columbia

Supervisor – Dr. Larry Lynd

Nick Dragojlovic is a science communication and policy researcher interested in how public engagement with scientific research and with the development of new health policies can boost innovation in the biomedical domain and ensure the equitable distribution of the resulting health benefits. He joined the team as a postdoctoral fellow in September 2013, and is the recipient of the 2013 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Orphan Drug Policy Fellowship and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Trainee Award.

Nick holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of British Columbia, and has previously completed postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Calgary’s Department of Communication and Culture and UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues.