About Us

As a young pediatric oncologist, Dr. Pete Anderson was excited, yet at times terrified, about his chosen profession. On the one hand, he enjoyed the satisfaction of helping make kids healthy again. But on the other hand, he had the enormous responsibility of providing the care that their young lives depended on. During cancer treatment, many of his patients developed debilitating mouth sores that left them unable to eat. Frustrated with the complications his patients endured during the course of treatments, Dr. Anderson took matters into his own hands.

“I just knew I shouldn’t have to tell my patients that, ‘the chemo will make you better, but you’ll be in so much pain from the oral lesions that you’ll need a morphine drip.’”

The urgency to improve the standard of care for these young cancer patients is what led Dr. Anderson to the concept that became Healios™.

Healios™ was designed with his patients’ best interest at heart. Healios™ is a product that promotes and maintains the health of the epithelial cells and mucosal tissues of the digestive tract. Healios™’s formulation helps shuttle extra nitrogen into mucosal cells – a building block necessary for repair without which the mucosal cell dies.

While Healios™ was originally designed for oncologists, it has since been adopted by dental professionals wanting to help their patients who are healing from dental surgery. Healios™ has been shown in clinical trials to provide support to your body’s natural healing of the mucosal tissues of the gums and mouth.

Periodontal disease, abutments,dental surgery and implants all compromise the health of the mucosal tissue of the gums and mouth. There’s a strong correlation between oral health and your overall health. Ask your dental professional for Healios™ today.

Who discovered Healios™ ?

Peter M. Anderson, MD, PhD

Peter M. Anderson, MD, PhD. who has served as a Professor, Department of Pediatrics Patient Care, Division of Pediatrics, Curtis Distinguished Professor, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX originally developed the science and patents that formed the foundation for Healios™. Dr. Anderson is now at the Levine Cancer Institute/Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina.

How did Healios™ Oncology Nutrition come together?

After years of patient testing and refining the formula, Dr. Anderson partnered with a team of top oncologists and a world-class nutraceutical company to achieve his dream of making Healios™ available to patients world-wide. Dr. Anderson is on a mission to make Healios™ a part of the standard dietary regimen for those who need it, so that he can improve the lives of as many patients as possible.

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Present Title & Affiliation

Current Occupation

Director of Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant at the Levine Cancer Institute, Levine Children's Hospital.

Primary Appointment

  • Professor
  • Carolinas HealthCare System

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1981 Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, MD, Medicine
1980 City University of New York, New York, NY, PHD, Biomedical Sciences
1975 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, BA, Summa Cum Laude, Psychology

Postgraduate Training

1/1985-1/1988 Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1/1981-1/1985 Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Board Certifications

1/1987 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
1/1987 Internal Medicine
1/1986 Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha, 1980
Career Development Award, American Cancer Society, 1989
Excellent in Teaching Award- Mayo Medical School, 2003
Annie Weber Memorial Lecture, MACC Fund, 2008
Curtis Distinguished Professor, 2009-2013
MD Anderson, Outstanding Patient Educator, 2010
MD Anderson Pediatric Physician Excellence in Teaching Award- from fellows 2012
MD Anderson Pediatric Physician Excellence in Teaching Award- from Residents 2012
Sarcoma Alliance Outstanding Care Award-2012
Kufos Lecture, Akron Children’s Hospital 2012
Visiting Lecturer, Midland Memorial Hospital, Midland TX 3-6-13 “ Sarcomas in young People”
Visiting Professor and Royal Dames of Ocala Lecture, University of Florida Shands Cancer Center and Univ FL Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Gainesville FL 4/10/13. “New Information to improve Pediatric Cancer Care and Sarcoma Care

Professional Memberships

American Society of Clinical Oncology 
member, 1987-present
American Society of Hematology 
member, 1987-present
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 
member, 1987-present
Connective Tissue Oncology Society 
member, 1995-present
Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration (SARC)
member, 2001-present
Societe Internationale D'Oncologie Pediatrique/ International Society of Paediatric Oncology 
member, 1995-present