Leo Nissola is a Medical Doctor and Scientist trained in oncology, and immunology.
He is an immunologist, a member of The American Association of Immunologists, and a Latino, Immigrant from Brazil. He is a Speaker and a Medical Contributor, broadcasting his Medical Analysis on TV Networks and streaming platforms. Dr. Nissola's work focuses on clinical science, drug development, immunotherapy, and cancer research. He is a cancer immunotherapy researcher and a published book author.
Since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Nissola helped decision-makers in the United States prepare, mitigate risk, and develop a successful strategy. He advised U.S. Elected Officials, Legislators, and Health Organizations to Investors, the general public, and frequently the media. He also helped design and evaluate epidemiological models, including COVIDActNow, used by the White House on Press Briefings.
A solid voice in science and medicine, Dr. Nissola is frequently guiding Americans to lead healthier, safer lives with his Medical Analysis on TV and streaming platforms. He is a frequent guest to speak on FDA drug approvals, new clinical studies, health policy, vaccines, and drug development.
Dr. Nissola has joined Brooke Baldwin on CNN Newsroom, Alicia Menendez on MSNBC's American Voices, and is frequently seen live on CBS News with Anne-Marie Green and Vlad Duthiers, Elaine Quijano, Tanya Rivero, Lana Zak, and Chip Reid.
Dr. Nissola is widely published in leading news and media companies like The Hill, USA Today, and and investment outlets like Motley Fool, NASDAQ, Yahoo Finance, as well as medical journals and scientific periodicals.
He is an opinion writer, contributing to several news outlets, including The Hill, Yahoo News, and the SF Chronicle. He has an active voice in the media, providing guidance to American leaders, and offering solutions to advance public health and drug approvals.
Dr. Nissola is an aggressive advocate for advancing people's health, promoting healthcare access to patients, and improving the drug approval process. He is passionate about patient's access to treatment and accelerated drug reviews.
Previously, Dr. Nissola served as an Oncology Fellow at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, and worked in Medical and Scientific Affairs.
He has been an Adviser to non-profit groups, medical services, and pharmaceutical companies - where he helped advance policies to improve healthcare quality and promote the effective use of new medical technologies.
Dr. Nissola lives in San Francisco, California.