GOED is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerard Bannenberg, PhD, to the position of director of compliance and scientific outreach. Dr. Bannenberg will be responsible for overseeing GOED’s quality programs and healthcare outreach, including GOED’s Fats of Life health practitioner website and newsletter.
Dr. Bannenberg was most recently with Solutex, Madrid, Spain, as scientific officer and had served as secretary/treasurer on GOED's Board of Directors. He is also cofounder of the European Workshop on Lipid Mediators. He received his undergraduate degree in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences at Leiden University, The Netherlands and a Ph.D. in Molecular Toxicology from the Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. He is also an affiliate member at the Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
GOED Executive Director Adam Ismail commented on the appointment. “We are very excited to have Gerard on our team,” he said. “He has lots of experience reviewing and writing scientific papers as well as doing method development. This strong science and analytical background will help GOED continue to achieve our objectives and meeting our growing membership’s needs.”