Michael Samardzija, PhD

Our Team / Michael Samardzija

Dr. Samardzija is a scientist and intellectual property attorney with over 28 years of experience in the life sciences and clean technology sectors. Mr. Samardzija brings, to Tech Inception, critical knowledge and expertise with the legal framework for innovations in the healthcare industry. Currently, at Loma Linda University, he leads and manages relations with the government and industry concerning the university’s initiatives on entrepreneurial, innovation, and company formation fronts. His prior assignments include Partner at Dentons, Houston, TX, Partner at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, Houston, TX, and Director, Intellectual Property at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, and Director, Intellectual Property at NeurogesX Inc., San Mateo, CA. Dr. Samardzija holds a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law, a Ph.D. in Physiology, and an M.S. in Exercise Physiology – both from Loma Linda University.

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