Cardinal Nutrition’s Medical Director Named One Of The 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century

Stanley W. Jacob, M.D. Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

VANCOUVER, WA, -- Stanley W. Jacob, M.D. F.A.C.S., medical director for Cardinal Nutrition, Inc., the world’s largest licensed manufacturer of MSM, was recently named one of the 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century from the International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England.

“I have been studying DMSO and MSM for over four decades and I believe my commitment and results to discovering their proprieties have received many scientific achievements,” stated Jacob. “It is a professional honor and a personal achievement to receive recognition of this stature.”

Selection of this award is made by the experienced editors at the International Biographical Centre on the grounds of achievement and merit.

Dr. Jacob has spent his entire career in academia and occupies the Gerlinger Chair in Surgery at the Oregon Health Sciences University Medical School since 1981. He received his M.D. from Ohio State University and has served as an instructor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. He was also chief resident in surgery for Harvard Medical Service at Boston City Hospital.

Dr. Jacob has received numerous honors and awards recognizing his work, including the German Science Award for the world's most significant medical contribution in 1965 and Humanitarian of the Year Award from the National Health Federation in 1983. He is the author of 150 scientific articles, fifteen medical textbooks and wrote the "Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System" found in the current edition of Encyclopedia Britannica. Dr. Jacob also regularly reviews books for the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Cardinal Nutrition, headquartered in Vancouver, WA, is the most experienced manufacturer of MSM and operates the world’s only facility solely dedicated to production of licensed MSM. It is also the only MSM production facility that is both kosher- and NNFA GMP-certified. Cardinal’s branded ingredient, U.S.-made OptiMSM, is distilled for purity and supplied to quality manufacturers in global markets. For more information on Cardinal Nutrition or OptiMSM, call 1.888.733.5676 or visit or .

If you are interested in interviewing Dr. Stanley Jacob, please contact Tiia Sumera at 801.538.0777, ext.112 or email [email protected] . Cardinal Nutrition is hosting a reception in honor of Dr. Jacob’s recent accomplishments at ExpoEast Natural Products Industry Trade Show in Washington, D.C. October 5, where he will also be launching his latest book titled “MSM The Definitive Guide: A Comprehensive Review of the Science and Therapeutics of Methylsulfonylmethane.” Details will be released as the event nears.

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