Leonid Ber Joins NOW as Senior Medical Scientist

Bloomingdale, IL (June 5, 2008) -- Dr. Leonid Ber, an M.D. with significant experience in scientific and medical research, clinical trials and innovative new product development, has joined NOW Foods as Senior Medical Scientist in the company’s Technical Department. As the company expands its’ scientific and medical capabilities, Ber’s experience and passion for science-based supplement development will help NOW develop more innovative products with demonstrated benefits to consumers.

“Leonid brings a new set of skills to NOW Foods which will help us in our efforts to create new innovative products as we look forward to strengthening our science based initiatives,” said Technical Director Michael Lelah, Ph.D. “The intent is to focus on select new innovative product opportunities, while maintaining the overall value of our brand to our customers.”

“This focus in developing groundbreaking products validated by clinical study is exciting,” Ber said. “It puts me in an environment of innovation, which I’m passionate about.”

Dr. Ber’s supplement industry experience includes scientific positions with Garden of Life, Immudyne, Marlyn Nutraceuticals and Himalaya USA.

Dr. Ber is also President and co-founder of the Ramazanov Award Foundation, which honors integrity in science.

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