Leo Galland M.D. has received international recognition as a pioneer in nutritional medicine and a master clinician. A graduate of Harvard university and the New York University School of Medicine, he trained in internal medicine at the New York University-Bellevue Medical Center. He has received the Linus Pauling Award for creating basic principles of functional medicine from the Institute of Functional Medicine, the Seelig Magnesium Award for his work with nutritional supplements from the American College of Nutrition and the Albert Norris Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who for his contributions to health care. He is listed annually in America’s Top Doctors and in Leading Physicians of the World. Dr. Galland is the author of 7 books and of 47 scientific articles and textbook chapters. During 2020 he has been working intensively to develop innovative nutritional strategies for coping with the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and developing innovative peptide-based therapeutics for covid-19.