CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 17, 2006 --- Embria(tm) Health Sciences, a raw material manufacturer of science-backed natural ingredients for the human nutrition market, appointed Stuart Reeves, Ph.D. to the position of director of research and development. Dr. Reeves is responsible for leading Embria's internal science program, including contract research, and working with the development team to complete extensive research on potential new products.
"We are pleased that Dr. Reeves is now officially a part of Embria Health Sciences," said Paul Faganel, president, Embria Health Sciences. "His far-reaching experience in the food science and technology field is essential to us as we move forward with the development of new ingredients for the dietary supplement and functional food markets."
An international biotechnology scientist, Dr. Reeves has authored dozens of peer-reviewed papers for such revered publications as the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta and Food and Agricultural Immunlogy. Having held senior academic positions at the University of Sussex and Cornell University, he currently serves as a board and panel member on various state and university committees in Iowa. Dr. Reeves was formerly the primary senior scientist for Diamond V Mills, Inc., Embria's parent company, where he laid the scientific foundation for many of their research-based nutrition products. He holds bachelor's and doctorate degrees from London University.
Embria Health Sciences, www.embriahealth.com, combines science and nature to bring high-quality, research-based natural ingredients to the global human nutrition market. Embria's key products are manufactured using a proprietary technology, which produces vital metabolites that deliver nutritional benefits and support increased bioavailability. Embria holds Nutrition Business Journal's 2005 product merit award for its selenium ingredient, eXselen(tm) and recently launched a new immune health ingredient, EpiCor(tm).
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