Doctor Leonard Makowka MD, PhD
Distinguished Clinical and Transplant Surgeon, Medical Researcher and Stem Cell Advisor joins Health Evolution as Senior Scientific Advisor to CEO and Company
Dr Makowka is considered by many to be one of the most famous and esteemed Doctors in the world, following an illustrious career.
Dr Makowka performed the world's first pig-to-human liver transplant, among much serious scientific and life-saving work, and currently works particularly in advanced stem cell research.
Health Evolution is delighted to announce that Dr Makowka joins the team as Senior Scientific Advisor to the CEO and Company.
Since receiving his M.D. degree from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1977 and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto’s Department of Pathology in 1982, Dr Makowka has more than 400 research works published, in both clinical and scientific research.
Dr. Makowka has served as the Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Director of Transplantation Services at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
During this time, he also served as Professor of Surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine.
Dr. Makowka would later become Executive Director of the Comprehensive Liver Disease Center at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA, where he created a multiple disciplinary approach to the treatment of liver disease.
He is currently the active Chairman of the Corporate Advisory Board of the UCLA School of Nursing. Dr. Makowka has since retired from the active practice of medicine and devotes his time to companies in the healthcare, life sciences, finance, and other industries.
Dr. Makowka has served on the board of directors for various private and publicly traded companies in the healthcare and life science industries including Hollis Eden Pharmaceuticals, (NASDAQ: HEPH) and Kinmed, Inc., a privately held biotech company.
He was a founding consultant for Ivivi Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: IVVI), a publicly traded medical technology company focusing on designing, developing, and commercialising proprietary electrotherapeutic technologies. In addition, Dr. Makowka founded Trillenium Medical Imaging Inc., a company engaged in the novel healthcare application of proprietary infrared imaging.
Dr. Makowka is particularly active in scientific advisory boards, overseeing clinical research activities and serving as a liaison to the medical community.
Health Evolution is delighted to have Dr Makowka as Senior Scientific Advisor to CEO and Company, making our unique Pure Live Active Nutrition supplements available for at-home stem cell regeneration and cortisol management.