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  • Mannatech Science Team Attends Natural Supplements Conference

    Mannatech scientists (left to right), Dr. Rolando L. Maddela, Dr. Tony Zhang, Dr. Gabriela Luta, Christy Duncan, Dr. Robert A. Sinnott and Jane Ramberg at the 6th Annual Scripps Natural Supplements Conference.
    Mannatech scientists (left to right),Dr. Rolando L. Maddela, Dr. Tony Zhang, Dr. Gabriela Luta, Christy Duncan, Dr. Robert A. Sinnott and Jane Ramberg at the 6th Annual Scripps Natural Supplements Conference.

    Based in La Jolla, California, the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine is devoted to developing personalized programs for the unique needs of their patients by “blending traditional medicine with evidence-based complementary therapies and advanced technology”. The Center also hosts numerous conferences devoted to providing Continuing Medical Education to healthcare professionals, including their annual Natural Supplements Conference. This conference brings together experts in the field of integrative medicine to present science-based information about dietary supplementation. Scientists are also invited to present the results of their recent research at the Conference’s poster competition. Mannatech R&D scientists presented four scientific posters at the 6th Annual Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Update on January 23—25, 2009. Three posters were devoted to Ambrotose® product technology and the fourth presented the results of open-label human study on Mannatech’s new supplement designed to target fat loss, OsoLean™ powder. Dr. Allyn Byars, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX, also presented a poster about Mannatech’s pre-exercise supplement, EMPACT™ sports drink.

    Faculty this year included Dr. Mary Ruggie, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, who delivered the keynote presentation: Dietary Supplements, Integrative Medicine, and the New Direction in Health Care. Other notable speakers included Dr. Paul Coates, Director of NIH’s Office of Dietary Supplements, Dr. Paula Gardiner, Assistant Professor at Boston Medical Center, and Tieraona Low Dog, Director of the Fellowship at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.

    Mannatech has presented posters at the last four Annual Natural Supplements Conferences and Mannatech-funded research won 1st and 2nd place awards for Basic Science in 2006. To read more about Manntech’s science, including posters presented at the Natural Supplements Conference, go to the Peer Reviewed Science section of this site.

    Jan 26, 2009 at 2:21 pm | Press Releases
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