PISCATAWAY, N.J., March 6, 2006 - Vladimir Badmaev, M.D., Ph.D., vice president of scientific & medical affairs at Sabinsa Corporation, will participate in a panel presentation at Nutracon 2006 entitled "Research Roulette - Solutions When Your Research Goes Wrong," on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, from 4:45 - 5:30 p.m. in room 303C at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif. Dr. Badmaev will share in discussion surrounding what to do when clinical research yields unexpected results, as well as highlight the difficulties, challenges and positive aspects of evidence-based product development. Other panel participants include: Anthony Alamada, founder, president and CEO of IMAGINutrition; Douglas Kalman, director of nutrition and endocrinology research, Miami Research Associates; Howard Schwartz, medical research director and director of gastroenterology, Miami Research Associates; and Shane Freedman, senior associate, Latham and Watkins.
Dr. Badmaev is responsible for spearheading and managing scientific studies and clinical trials surrounding Sabinsa's products. He studied medicine at the Medical Academy Bialystok (AMB) in Poland and received his M.D. in clinical and anatomical pathology from Kings County Hospital and Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY, in 1985. Dr. Badmaev also earned a Ph.D. in immunopharmacology from AMB in 1978. He is the author and coauthor of more than 30 scientific and popular scientific articles, four books and eight U.S. patents. Sabinsa's patented and clinically tested ForsLean(R) ingredient received Nutracon's prestigious NutrAward in 2001.
Nutracon is an annual event for product developers, R&D scientists, formulators, brand managers and executives in the natural products industry.
Nutracon provides up-to-the-minute science, product strategy, case studies and market data in concurrent education tracks. Tracks for 2006 are "Healthy Food and Beverage" and "Dietary Supplements/Bioactives" and will provide the latest information about next generation ingredients to improve product offerings, emerging markets and trends, consumer data and regulatory information. For more information visit www.nutraconference.com.
Sabinsa Corporation, founded in 1988, is a manufacturer and supplier of herbal extracts, cosmeceuticals, minerals and specialty fine chemicals.
Sabinsa's mission is to provide alternative and complementary natural products for human nutrition and well-being. Over the past nine years, Sabinsa has brought to market more than 30 standardized botanical extracts and privately funded several clinical studies in conjunction with prestigious institutions in support of these products. With more than 100 scientists working full time conducting ongoing research both in India and the United States, Sabinsa continues to develop and patent phytonutrients for the world market. All products intended for human consumption are certified Kosher. For more information visit www.sabinsa.com.
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