SARASOTA, FL, February 12, 2007 – Integrity today announced the appointment of Bolin Qin, MD, PhD, former USDA researcher, Beltsville, MD to Director of Research. Dr. Qin’s primary research focus will be to explore the effects of cinnamon extract in diabetes, obesity and new natural compounds for other specific conditions. In his new position, Dr. Qin will collaborate with Richard Anderson, PhD, USDA researcher, who is the leading cinnamon expert worldwide. Integrity is the maker of Cinnulin PF, the most widely researched water-soluble cinnamon extract, and is leading supplier of scientifically-based, innovative nutraceutical ingredients.
“With Dr. Qin’s expertise in glucose metabolism and insulin resistance onboard at Integrity, we are able to strengthen our commitment to providing the highest quality nutraceutical ingredients that demonstrate a proven end benefit for the consumer,” said Tim Romero, President, Integrity. “We will also be able to screen our own active natural compounds in vivo and in vitro that will help bring new ingredients to market quicker and more cost effectively,” added Romero.
Dr. Qin is a China native who received a PhD from the Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University, Japan with an emphasis in community health related to diabetes and obesity, and a MD from Nanjing Institute of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, China. He has dedicated his research efforts to finding natural products that do not have the side effects of traditional prescription medications for people with diabetes. Dr. Qin also served as team doctor for the Jiangsu Province and Chinese international traveling athletic teams for over 9 years.
Integrity is a preferred supplier worldwide of innovative and specialty nutraceutical ingredients including amino acids, creatine, sports nutrition supplements, joint health, glucose management and herbal extracts. The company takes an uncompromising approach to providing the highest efficacy and safety for its products by offering science-based nutritional ingredients which are verified analytically by scientists in their state-of-the-art laboratory using validated methods. Integrity’s dedication to serving their customers with integrity has helped develop their reputation for superior quality and service. For more information contact Kathy Bender at (941) 342-0007 or visit Integrity at Natural Products Expo West, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, March 8 – 11, booth #505.
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