Professional Resume

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., M.S., L.Ac.


CLINICAL PRACTICE

2001 -Present Private practice in Medicine, Amitabha Clinic &Healing Center, Sebastopol, CA
2000 – 2001 Private practice in Medicine, Lucas Valley Clinic, San Rafael, CA
1997 – 1999 Director of Lucas Valley Clinic, San Rafael, CA Integrated treatment modalities including traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, and nutrition
1993 – 1997 Private practice in Acupuncture – Preventive Medicine Center of Marin, San Rafael, CA Medical group including physicians, nurse practitioners and other health professionals
1992 – 1993 Private practice in Acupuncture, Sonoma and Berkeley, CA
1988 – 1999 Private practice in Medicine, Israel

ACADEMIC DEGREES

1991 Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine, American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Francisco, CA
1988 – 1989 Graduate studies in Clinical Herbology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, External Division
1987 – 1988 Internship at Wolfson Hospital, Holon, Israel
1986 Doctor of Medicine, Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Israel
1980 – 1986 Full-time academic studies at Sackler Medical School

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

2005 Licensed Homeopathic Medical Physician, State of AZ
2000 Licensed Physician, State of CA
2000 US Medical Licensing Examination, Part III, CA
1999 – 2000 US Medical Residency in Family Practice Medicine, Modesto, CA
1994 – 1995 US Medical Licensing Examination, Parts I and II, CA
1992 Licensed Acupuncturist, State of CA
1991 Diplomat in Acupuncture, National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists
1988 Licensed Physician, Israel

ADDITIONAL TRAINING & STUDY

2011 Fellowship in Integrative Cancer Therapies – The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
1997 – 1999 Post Graduate Study in Chinese Language – Private Tutorial
1997 Elementary Chinese – University of California, Berkeley
1995 – 2000 Studies of the Ancient and Classical Texts of Chinese Medicine, Private Study Group, San Francisco, California
1986 – 1988 Chinese Medicine – Personal Tutorial with Dr. J. M. Eyssalet
1986 – 1988 Acupuncture, Tel Aviv, Israel
1983 – 1985 Shiatsu and Japanese Manipulation Therapy
1983 Yoga Teaching Certification Program, Bror Hail, Israel
1974 – 1975 Taekwondo, Black belt, Seoul, Korea

LANGUAGES

English (fluent), Chinese (basic), Hebrew (fluent), French (basic), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (limited)


TEACHING & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

 

Nov 2012 Principles of Integrative Oncology – Webinar, Santa Rosa, CA
Nov 2012 How Your Gums Can Cause Cancer – Understanding the Oral/Systemic Connection – Webinar, Santa Rosa, CA
Nov 2012 Meditation, Transformation and Healing – Meditation Retreat Seminar, Tel Aviv, Israel
Sept 2012 Meditation, Transformation and Healing – Meditation Retreat Seminar, Santa Rosa, CA
Aug 2012 Galectin-3 and the Role of Modified Citrus Pectin in Health & Disease – Israel
June 2012 Galectin-3 and the Role of Modified Citrus in Cancer & Beyond – International Congress on Complementary Oncology, Munich, Germany
June 2012 Integrative Approaches to Prostate Cancer – International Congress on Complementary Oncology, Munich, Germany
Apr 2012 Meditation, Transformation and Healing – Meditation Retreat, Petaluma, CA
Sept 2011 Keynote Address: 2011 Tiger Lily Foundation 3rd Annual Young Women’s Breast Health Day on Capitol Hill and Congressional Reception, Washington, DC
Sept 2011 Meditation, Transformation and Healing – Meditation Retreat Seminar, Petaluma, CA
Sept 2011 Meditation and Healing: Finding an Open Heart in Integrative Oncology – A4M, Fellowship in Integrative Cancer Therapies, Dallas, TX
June 2011 Integrative Approaches to Cancer Therapy – A4M, Fellowship in Integrative Cancer Therapies, Las Vegas, NV
Mar 2011 Integrative Approaches to Prostate Cancer – A4M, Fellowship in Integrative Cancer Therapies, Boca Raton, FL
Dec 2010 Integrative Approaches to Detoxification – A4M, 18th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine & Regenerative Biomedical Technologies, Las Vegas, NV
Oct 2010 The Role & Synergistic Effects of Modified Citrus Pectin & Poly Botanical Formulas in the Fight against Cancer and Integrative Approaches to Mediation and Healing – Jerusalem International Conference on Integrative Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
Dec 2009 Integrative Medicine in the prevention and treatment of Prostate Cancer – A4M, 17th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine & Regenerative Biomedical Technologies, Las Vegas, NV
Oct 2007 NANP, Rohnert Park, CA
April 2007 Acupuncture & Integrative Medical College, Berkeley, CA
Oct 2006 NANP, Rohnert Park, CA
July 2006 Harmony Festival, Santa Rosa, CA
May 2006 Health Medical Institute, Lafayette, CA
April 2006 Acupuncture & Integrative Medical College, Berkeley, CA
Aug 2005 American Academy of Naturopathic Physicians, Phoenix, AZ
April 2005 California State Oriental Medical Association Exposition, San Francisco, CA
April 2005 Heel, Santa Monica, CA
Mar 2005 American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA
Jan 2005 SCRIPPS, San Diego, CA
Sept 2004 California State Oriental Medical Association Exposition, San Francisco, CA
Aug 2004 American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA
July 2004 American Naturopathic Medical Association, Las Vegas, NV
May 2004 Seminar: Integrative Medicine in the Treatment of Cancer – Five Branches Institute, Santa Cruz, CA
Jan 2004 Seminar: Integrative Medicine in the Treatment of Cancer – Amitabha Clinic, Sebastopol, CA
Nov 2003 In Pursuit of Partnership: Philosophy and Practical Applications for Integration – 2nd International Congress on Tibetan Medicine, Washington DC
Oct 2003 Seminar: Integrative Medicine in the Treatment of Cancer – Amitabha Clinic, Sebastopol, CA
Oct 2003 6th Annual Conference on Integrative Approaches to the Prevention & Treatment of Chronic Diseases & Aging, Nevada Homeopathic & Integrative Medicine Center, Las Vegas, NV
Sept 2003 Seminar: Integrative Medicine in the Treatment of Cancer – Calgary, AB. Canada
Aug 2003 Lecture: Modified Citrus Pectin in the Prevention, Control & Spread of Cancer – 31st Annual Cancer Convention, Cancer Control Society, Universal City, CA
May 2003 Lecture: The Role of Modified Citrus Pectin in Treatment of Prostate Cancer – American College for Advanced Medicine, Washington, DC
May 2003 Lecture: TCM Perspective on Blood – Ayurvedic Conference, Berkeley, CA
Sept 2002 Lecture: Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Updates in Prostate Cancer – Nevada Homeopathic & Integrative Medical Association Annual Conference, Lake Tahoe, NV
Feb 2002 Lecture: Nutritional Updates in Immunity and Cancer – Orthomolecular Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
May 2001 Lecture: Integrative Medicine in Prostate Cancer – The American College of Advancement in Medicine Spring Conference
May 1999 Lecturer at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Annual Scientific Conference – Chicago IL
Sept 1997 Lecturer at the American Cancer Society Prostrate Cancer Public Forum, San Diego, CA
May 1997 Lecture: A Comprehensive Approach to Prostate Cancer – Co-Chair and Lecturer at University of California, San Francisco, CA
1996 – 1998 Lecturer at various conferences on cancer and immunity.
1996 – 1997 Seminar Leader and Lecture: Integrated Approach to the Immune System and Other Topics in Complementary Medicine for Physicians and Health Practitioners – North America and Israel
1991 – 1992 Director of one-year course in Traditional Chinese Medicine for Medical Doctors and Licensed Acupuncturists, Marin County, CA
1988 – 1989 Creator and Director of the Alternative Medicine Project, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, External Division
1988 – 1989 Member of General Teaching Committee; Member of Acupuncture Teaching Committee; designed syllabus, presented primary lectures and administered the examinations
1982 to 1989 Director and Teacher for Heath Professionals and Public courses in Shiatsu, Yoga and Yoga therapy

 


MEDIA INTERVIEWS

May 2012 Radio Interview – Botanical Formula Slows Highly Invasive Breast Cancer. Lisa Grant, Calgary, Canada
Sept 2010 Radio Interview – Does Nature Hold The Secret For Curing Cancer? WOGL Huntingdon Valley, PA
Aug 2010 Radio Interview – Robert Scott Bell Show, Prostate Formula Study
July 2010 Radio Interview – Does Nature Hold The Secret For Curing Cancer? WNTN Boston, MA
June 2010 Radio Interviews – Does Nature Hold The Secret For Curing Cancer? KCTE Kansas City, MO; and KCTE Overland Park, KS
Dec 2008 Television Interview – Colds vs. Flu – View From the Bay
June 2008 Radio Interview – KGO, Joanie Greggains
2008 Television Feature: The Incurables, Dr. Eliaz and his patients. Battle against Prostate Cancer, Parkinson’s disease and Breast Cancer Miracle
Dec 2007 Television Interview – View From the Bay
June 2005 Television Interview – CNN Headline News, Comcast Local Addition
May 2005 Television Interview – CNN Headline News, Comcast Local Addition
May 2005 Radio Interview – Global Medicine Hunter, Meg Jordan, PhD
Nov 2004 Radio Interview – Healthy Horizons
Oct 2004 Radio Interview – Natural Living
Sept 2004 Radio Interview – Beyond Health
Aug 2004 Radio Interview – WCHE-AM West Chester, PA
Aug 2004 Magazine Interview – Health Magazine
May 2004 Radio Interview – Beyond Health
Feb 2004 Radio Interview – Beyond Health
Jan 2004 Magazine Interview – Woman’s World – Laura Warner, Medical/Health Editor
Dec 2003 Radio Interview – The Barbara McFadden Show
Oct 2003 Radio Interviews – Senior Healthscope; Your Way to Wellness; Doctor on Call; and Beyond Health
Sept 2003 Radio Interviews – The 2 O’clock show; Total Health; Natural Alternatives; Your Prescription for Health; and 1550 Today
Aug 2003 Radio Interviews – Your Choice, Your Health; The Aware Show; and Health Advice with Dr. Gene
July 2003 Radio Interview – Healthy Advice with Dr. Gene
June 2003 Radio Interviews – Never Be Sick Again; The Frankie Boyer Show, ; The Bob Howell Show; Doc In The House with Dr. Henry Fishman; The Deborah Ray Show,  Show; Jump Start Your Health,  Show; Senior Focus
May 2003 Radio Interviews – Healthy Advice with Dr. Gene; The RIGHT side with Armstrong Williams, News Beat with Blanquita Cullum;  Health Issues Today; Your Prescription for Health; Doctor’s Housecalls; Doctor On Call (entire Northeast region); Healthy By Nature
Apr 2003 Radio Interview – Healthline
Mar 2003 Radio Interview – Senior Care Advocates Show
Feb 2003 Radio Interview – The Deborah Ray Show

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research and development of nutraceuticals and nutritional supplements, including preparations for prostate cancer, general cancer prevention, immune enhancement, chelation of heavy metals, metabolic abnormalities and dermatological disorders. Designed and implemented clinical trials that evaluated the efficacy of these preparations. Research published in peer review journals, presented in multiple medical conferences, and written in peer review text books.


RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS & POSTERS

2012 Jiang J., Thyagarajan-Sahu1 A., Loganathan J., Eliaz I., Terry C., Sandusky G.E., and Sliva D. BreastDefend suppresses growth and breast-to-lung cancer metastasis in an orthotopic model of human breast cancer. Poster Session, American Association for Cancer Research. Chicago, IL. Apr-May 2012.
2012 Jiang J, Eliaz I, Sliva D. Synergistic and additive effects of modified citrus pectin with two novel poly botanical compounds, in the suppression of invasive behavior of human breast and prostate cancer cells. In Press at Integr Cancer Ther. 2012.
2012 Jiang J, Loganathan J, Eliaz I, Terry C, Sandusky GE, Sliva D. ProstaCaid inhibits tumor growth in a xenograft model of human prostate cancer. Int J Oncol. 2012 Jan 24. doi: 10.3892/ijo.2012.1344.
2011 Eliaz I. Stay Healthy On the Job This Cold & Flu Season. Occup Health Saf. 2011 Nov; 80(11):36-8.
2011 Eliaz, I. A New Breakthrough on Modified Citrus Pectin and the Role of Galectin-3 in Health & Disease. Poster Session, 8th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology. Cleveland, OH, November 2011.
2011 Eliaz, I. Integrative Medicine and the Role of Modified Citrus Pectin and Poly-Botanicals in Cancer Prevention and Treatment. Intern. J. Mol. Med. 2011, 28 (Sup. 1), 176 (S23).
2011 Ramachandran, C., Wilk, B.J., Hotchkiss, A., Chau, H., Eliaz, I., Melnick, S.J. Activation Of Human T-Helper/Inducer Cell, T-Cytotoxic Cell, B-Cell, And Natural Killer (NK)-Cells And Induction Of Natural Killer Cell Activity Against K562Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Cells With Modified Citrus Pectin. BMC Complem. Altern. Med. 2011, 11:59.
2011 Jiang, J., Isaac E., and Sliva, D. Suppression of Growth and Invasive Behavior of Human Prostate Cancer Cells by ProstaCaid: Mechanism of Activity. Intern. J Oncol. 2011 Jun; 38(6):1675-82.
2010 Eliaz, I., Yan, J., Katz, A., Wojnowski, R. Jaing, J., Jedinak, A., Sliva, D., Wilk, B. The Role and Synergistic Effects of Modified Citrus Pectin & Poly Botanical Formulas in the Fight against Cancer. Poster Session, Jerusalem International Conference on Integrative Medicine. Jerusalem, Israel, October 2010.
2009 Hotchkiss, A.T., Rastall, R., Gibson, G., Eliaz, I., Liu, L.S., Fishman, M. 2009. New Bioactive and Biobased Product Applications of Pectin. Book Chapter in Pectins and Pectinases. H. A. Schols, R. G. F. Visser, A. G. J. Voragen (Eds.), Wageningen Academic Publisher, Wageningen, The Netherlands, Pp. 305-312.
2008 Zhao, Z. Y., Liang, L., Fan, X., Yu, Z., Hotchkiss, A.T., Wilk, B. J., Eliaz, I. The Role of Modified Citrus Pectin as an Effective Chelator of Lead in Children Hospitalized With Toxic Lead Levels. Altern Ther Health Med. 2008 July/Aug; 14(4): 34-38.
2007 Eliaz, I., Weil, E., Wilk, B. Integrative Medicine and the Role of Modified Citrus Pectin/Alginates in Heavy Metal Chelation and Detoxification – Five Case Reports. Forsch Komplementarmed. 2007 Dec; 14 (6): 358-364.
2006 Eliaz, I, Hotchkiss, A.T., Fishman, M.L., Rode, D. The Effect of Modified Citrus Pectin on Urinary Excretion of Toxic Metals. Phytotherapy Research. 2006; 20: 859–864.
2006 Eliaz, I., Gaurdino, J., Hughes, K.  The Health Benefits Of Modified Citrus Pectin: In Patil BS, Brodbelt JS, Miller EG, and Turner ND (Ed.): Potential Health Benefits Of Citrus. ACS Symposium Series 936. Oxford University Press. 2006: Chapter 15, P.199-210.
2004 Eliaz, I. Modified Citrus Pectin Decreases the Total Body Burden Of Mercury: A Pilot Human Clinical Trial. 228th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. August 2004.
2003 Eliaz, I., Rosenbaum, M. The Role Of Padma Basic, A Tibetan Based Herbal Formula, In Circulatory And Cardiovascular Disease. Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, Aug. – Sept. 2003.
2003 Eliaz, I., Rode, D. The Effect of Modified Citrus Pectin on the Urinary Excretion of Toxic Elements. Poster Session, Fifth Annual Conference of Environmental Health Scientists: Nutritional Toxicology and Metabolomic, University Of California, Davis. August 2003.
2001 Eliaz, I. The Role Of Modified Citrus Pectin In The Prevention Of Cancer Metastasis, Clinical Practice Of Alternative Medicine, Volume 2, Number 3, Fall 2001.
2001 Eliaz, I. Integrative Medicine And Prostate Cancer, Clinical Practice Of Alternative Medicine, Volume 2, Number 3, Fall 2001.
1999 Geller, J., Barken, I., Eliaz, I.  The Effects of Two Soy Preparations on PSA Levels in Patients with Prostate Cancer and the Correlation of PSA Changes with Plasma Genistein. Poster Session, Third International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease, November 1999.
1999 Eliaz, I. The Role of Modified Citrus Pectin in the Prevention of Cancer Metastasis; Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, July 1999.
1999 Strum, S., Scholz, M., Mcdermed, J., Mcculloch, M., Eliaz, I. Modified Citrus Pectin Slows PSA Doubling Time: A Pilot Clinical Trial. Poster Session, International Conference on Diet and Prevention of Cancer, Tampere, Finland, May 1999.
1999 Weiss, T., Mcculloch, M., Eliaz, I. Modified Citrus Pectin Induces Cytotoxicity in Co-Cultures with Human Endothelial Monolayers. Poster Session, International Conference on Diet and Prevention of Cancer, Tampere, Finland, May 1999.
1999 Eliaz, I. Conversion to Terminal Melanized Hair with A 7.5% Herbal Preparation: A Double Blind Study. Oral Presentation, Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Annual Scientific Seminar, Chicago, May 6-7, 1999.
1999 Katz, M., Eliaz, I., Greenberg, J. Conversion of Vellous Hair to Terminal Hair and Remelanization- Double Blind Clinical Trial. Poster Session, American Academy Of Dermatology, March 1999 Annual Meeting, New Orleans.
1998 Eliaz, I. The Role of Modified Citrus Pectin in Inhibition of Cancer Metastasis. Explore! Volume 9, October 1998.
1996 Greenberg, J., Katz, M., Eliaz, I. Treatment Of Androgenetic Alopecia With Hairprime — A 7.5% Herbal Extract; Townsend Letter For Doctors And Patients, November 1996, 68-72.
1996 Greenberg, J., Katz, M., Eliaz, I. Treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia with A 7.5% Herbal Extract — Double Blind Clinical Trial.  Poster Session, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, February 1996.
1989 Eliaz, I., Drucker, Y. Teeth Marks on the Tongue, The Oriental Point Of View.  American Academy Of Dermatology, October 1989; 21.4, I, 817-818.

RESEARCH ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

2010 Jaing, J., Sliva, D. Novel Medicinal Mushroom Blend Suppresses Growth and Invasiveness of Human Breast Cancer Cells. Intern. J Oncol. 2010; 37: 1529 1536.
2010 Jiang J., Wojnowski, R., Jedinak, A., Sliva, D. Suppression of Proliferation and Invasive Behavior of Human Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells by Dietary Supplement BreastDefend. Integr Cancer Ther. 2010 Oct 6 (Onlinefirst).
2010 Yan, J., Katz, A.E. ProstaCaid Induces G2/M Cell Cycle Arrest and Apoptosis in Human and Mouse Androgen-Dependent and Independent Prostate Cancer Cells.Integr Cancer Ther. 2010 Jun; 9(2):186-96.
2010 Yan, J., Katz, A. PectaSol-C Modified Citrus Pectin Induces Apoptosis and Inhibition of Proliferation in Human and Mouse Androgen-Dependent and Independent Prostate Cancer Cells.Integr Cancer Ther. 2010 Jun; 9(2):197-203.

PATENTS

2011 U.S. Patent # Pending – Method for Enhancing mammalian Immunological Function
2011 U.S. Patent # Pending – Compositions and Methods for Treating Diabetes
2006 U.S. Patent #7,026,302, April 11, 2006 – Composition and Methods for Treating Mammals with Modified Alginates and Modified Pectins
2002 U.S. Patent #6,462,029, October 8, 2002 – Composition and Methods for Treating Mammals with Modified Alginates and Modified Pectins
2001 U.S. Patent #6,274,566 B1, August 14, 2001 – Methods for Treating Mammals with Modified Alginates and Pectins.
1999 U.S. Patent # 5,874,093, February 23, 1999 – Cosmetic Composition Containing Molecular Oxygen
1998 PCT Patent – Method and Product for Promoting Hair Growth and Treating Skin Conditions. December 1998
1997 Canada Patent # 2,076,980, March 18, 1997 – Method and Product for Promoting Hair Growth and Treating Skin Conditions.
1995 U.S. Patent # 5,422,100, June 6, 1995 – Method and Product for Treating Skin Afflictions

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