Research On New Immune Health Ingredient, Epicor, Focus Of Embria's SupplySide East Presentation

Alexander G. Schauss, Ph.D. is Honorary Speaker

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 24, 2006 - Embria(tm) Health Sciences, a raw material manufacturer of science-backed natural ingredients for the human nutrition market, will be hosting a VendorWorks Presentation entitled "The Role of High-Metabolite Immunogens in Immune System Health" on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 from 10 – 10:50 a.m. at the SupplySide East International Tradeshow and Conference in Secaucus, N.J. in room E. Guest speaker Alexander G. Schauss, Ph.D., FACN, director of natural and medicinal products research for the AIBMR Life Sciences, Inc., will discuss the research surrounding Embria’s new immune health ingredient, EpiCor(tm).

"These research results support the safety and efficacy of this ingredient, which is paving the way for a new paradigm of immune health support," said Embria president, Paul Faganel. "This presentation will offer attendees a fresh outlook on the role immune support ingredients can play in maintaining wellness and strengthening immune response."

In addition to discussing the ingredient's composition and antioxidant activities, Dr. Schauss will report on the positive results of EpiCor's various toxicity and safety studies. He will also share the story of how the discovery of Cedar Rapids factory workers with unusually low sick rates led to EpiCor’s development. EpiCor is an all-natural, high-metabolite immunogen that is manufactured through MetaGen4(tm), a proprietary multi-stage fermentation and drying process.

Alexander G. Schauss, Ph.D., FACN, has been the lead scientist for AIBMR Life Sciences, Inc.,, for more than 25 years. Dr. Schauss was recently recognized by the American College for the Advancement of Medicine for his contributions to the medical sciences with the 2005 Linus Pauling Lecture Award. He has served on several NIH advisory councils, been a reviewer of botanical monographs for the US Pharmacopeia Convention (USP) and the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database maintained through an interagency partnership with the Food and Nutrition Information Center, National Agricultural Library, NIH Office of Dietary Supplements and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Embria Health Sciences,, combines science and nature to bring high-quality, research-based natural ingredients to the global human nutrition market. Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 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).

The SupplySide East trade show is dedicated to bringing together manufacturers and suppliers in the dietary supplement, food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. The event provides a unique opportunity for an executive level exchange of ideas, goods and services not available through any other business-to-business event. SupplySide East offers three days of informative seminars and exhibitions tailored to the specific needs of supply chain
executives. For more information visit

For more information on this presentation contact Amanda Holty at 801-538-0777 ext. 106 or [email protected] or stop by the Embria Health Sciences booth #1400 at SupplySide East.

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