John P. Richie, Jr., Ph.D., Penn State University School of Medicine to Speak at SupplySide West

John P. Richie, Jr., Ph.D., professor of Public Health Sciences and Pharmacology Cancer Institute at Penn State University School of Medicine, will be the featured speaker discussing the latest scientific discoveries about the breach between food intake and need for Glutathione dietary supplementation, at the Kyowa Hakko USA VendorWorks seminar at SupplySide West. The seminar will be held on Friday, October 24, 10 to 10:50 a.m. in the Galileo Room #901 at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Glutathione, a tri-peptide composed of glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine, increases the effectiveness of antioxidants, the destruction of free radicals and detoxification of toxic compounds. Kyowa Hakko is the manufacturer of Setria® Glutathione.

Dr. Richie holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Louisville. He has been researching Glutathione for over 25 years including its role in protecting against oxidative damage during aging and the development of cancer at numerous sites. Dr. Richie's research focuses on factors that regulate Glutathione, oxidative stress and cancer risk in individuals and in populations. His major areas of focus include the nutritional regulation of glutathione during aging and mechanisms of cancer induction by oxidative stress and its protection by Glutathione.
For more information about the SupplySide West seminar and Setria® contact Kyowa Hakko at 212.319.5353. The Kyowa web site is The Kyowa Hakko SupplySide West exhibit booth is at #15017.

Kyowa Hakko is an international health ingredients manufacturer and world leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and food products. The maker of the branded ingredients Cognizin® Citicoline, Resilen™ Hyaluronic Acid , Lumistor® L-Hydroxyproline, Kyowa CoQ10®, Setria® Glutathione and Sustamine™ Alanyl Glutamine, Kyowa offers manufacturers and formulators one of the industry’s most extensive lines of over 50 amino acids and related compounds, including D-Amino acids and branch-chain amino acids, as well as nucleic acids, bio-products and fine chemicals.

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