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New Research On Immune Balance Ingredient EpiCor® Focus Of Supplyside East Presentation

Larry E. Robinson, Ph.D., featured speaker

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 26, 2007 – Embria® Health Sciences, a raw material manufacturer of science-backed natural ingredients for the human nutrition market, will be hosting a VendorWorks presentation entitled, “Ground-Breaking New Science on Embria Health Sciences’ Immuno-Amazing Ingredient EpiCor®,” on Tuesday, May 1 from 9 – 9:50 a.m. at the SupplySide East International Tradeshow and Conference in Secaucus, N.J. in room E. The speaker for this presentation is Larry E. Robinson, Ph.D., vice president of scientific affairs for Embria Health Sciences.

“Since EpiCor’s launch it has piqued the curiosity of those in the science and ingredient communities,” said Embria president, Paul Faganel. “Sharing new information on how EpiCor works safely and efficaciously to provide balance to the human immune system is a top priority for us. At this VendorWorks presentation, Dr. Robinson will discuss the latest science, which validates EpiCor’s support of a healthy immune system by modulating an immune response.”
At Embria, Robinson is responsible for the ongoing research and scientific studies of existing products as well as the research and development of potential new products. He ensures that all Embria ingredients are backed by solid science, proven efficacious and adhere to the strict quality standards that Embria is known for providing.

Robinson has more than 25 years of experience in the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and food ingredient industries. His background includes leading all phases of product R&D from planning through scale-up and commercialization. He also has expertise in microbiology, fermentation, enzymology, biotechnology and business development. Robinson earned a bachelor’s degree with double majors in biology and psychology, a master’s degree in microbiology with a minor in biochemistry from Auburn University and a Ph.D. degree in microbiology from Rutgers University, followed by post-doctoral studies at the University of Minnesota.

About Embria
Embria Health Sciences ( <> ) combines science and nature to bring high-quality, research-based natural ingredients to the global human nutrition market. Embria’s key products are manufactured using a proprietary technology, which produces vital metabolites that deliver nutritional benefits and support increased bioavailability. A recipient of a 2006 Nutrition Business Journal Business Achievement Award, last year Embria launched its all-natural high-metabolite immunogen ingredient, EpiCor®, and holds Nutrition Business Journal’s 2005 product merit award for its selenium ingredient, eXselen®.

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 Miranda Barnard by phone at 801-538-0777 ext. 108, by email at or stop by the Embria Health Sciences booth #1712 at SupplySide East.

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