Matinas BioPharma Holding, Inc., an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of omega-3 fatty acid-based prescription therapeutics for the treatment of cardiovascular and metabolic conditions, announced today that it has appointed Kevin C. Maki, Ph.D. to its recently formed Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr. Maki is a leading clinical lipid specialist with extensive experience in the design and conduct of clinical trials in human nutrition, metabolism and chronic disease management. He has participated in more than 250 clinical trials and observational studies as an investigator, consultant or statistician. Dr. Maki is the Founder and Chief Science Officer of the Midwest Center for Metabolic & Cardiovascular Research, serves as a Clinical Investigator at Great Lakes Clinical Trials and Adjunct Faculty in Biostatistics and Applied Epidemiology at DePaul University in Chicago. He is a certified Clinical Lipid Specialist and a Fellow of the National Lipid Association, The Obesity Society and the American College of Nutrition, as well as a member of the Board of Governors of the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Maki is also a member and spokesperson for the National Lipid Association's Expert Panel, and a co-author on the paper setting forth the NLA's patient-centered recommendations for dyslipidemia management.
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