Polyphenolics Hires New Research Chemist

Madera, CA – March, 2001 – Polyphenolics announces the appointment of Dr. Bala Sreenivasan as Research Chemist. He was most recently a Research Associate at Michigan State University. Dr. Sreenivasan holds a doctorate degree in organic chemistry, and brings a decade of international research and development experience to the technical staff.

In his new position, Dr. Sreenivasan will focus his research efforts on understanding the biological mechanisms and role of grape phytochemicals on cardiovascular health, as well as on developing related high-performance natural extracts with targeted health benefits.

While at Michigan State University, he worked on natural products research, synthesis of bioactive compounds and large-scale asymmetric catalyst synthesis. He also served as an Organic Synthesis Specialist in the School of Chemistry, Tel Aviv University being awarded the Israel National Research Council Fellowship. His experience also includes a research associate position in the Department of Organic Chemistry and Molecular Biotechnology Unit, Indian Institute of Science. Dr. Sreenivasan holds U.S. patents for his inventions in natural products research.

Polyphenolics is a major supplier of grape seed and grape skin extracts to the dietary supplement, nutritional, and beverage industries. For more information, call (219) 243-9835 or visit www.polyphenolics.com.

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