BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- HerbalScience Group announced today the appointment of Dr. Dan Li to the position of Director of Research and Development. Dr. Li received her Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS) in Beijing, China. Dr. Li completed her Post-Doctoral work under Virginia Commonwealth University's Dr. Mark McHugh, a global Super Critical CO2 extraction technology innovator. Dr. Li returns to HerbalScience after serving a 2 year appointment at the National Laboratory of Clean Energy, Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Dalian, China. Dr. Li led the development teams that developed the proprietary HerbalScience botanical extraction methods and processes. Starting in 2004 and continuing to present, Dr. Li has developed the extraction processes and methods for over 500 GRAS Status medicinal foods and botanicals.
"Dr. Dan Li is a proven global leader in botanical extraction science. Dr. Li's unmatched leadership experience and skill set in this science is exactly what HerblaScience needs in this important commercialization phase of its business especially now that HerbalScience has fully developed its Technology Platform requiring our focus to be directed to commercialization where extraction production is the core need. Dr. Li is a very experienced product development scientist that has used her exceptional chemical engineering problem solving skills to lead the development of HerbalScience's unmatched portfolio of verified safe and evidence based Natural Health ingredients. Inexpensive evidence based botanical medicines and supplements are the fastest growing segments of the global Natural Health Market. Dr. Dan Li is a proven front line global leader in the processes of crerequired to create and deliver evidence based botanical health solutions for category leading botanical medicines and supplements." said Robert Gow, HerbalScience's Executive Chairman.
About HerbalScience Group HerbalScience Group (HSG) is a research and development company that has over the last 12 years made significant scientific breakthroughs in the creation and production of science based botanical natural health products. HSG has created an industry leading proprietary technology platform which produces innovative, scientifically validated physician friendly natural health products. The technology platform utilizes proprietary phytochemical based data bases and libraries; a screening library of over 850 thousand phytochemistries which reduces new natural health product development time by 70+% and an industry leading 97 thousand phytochemistry uptake library which was developed by conducting human pharmacokinetics on HSG produced specific heal end point focused ingredients using only GRAS status botanical raw material. This library is used to assist in the new natural health product development process and adds substantial value in the selection of new health end point focused dietary ingredients. HSG has also developed GRAS botanical based functional ingredient library which contains over one thousand evidence based botanical ingredients. HSG has discovered and confirmed the health end point focused biological mode of action of each the library's botanical ingredients.
Source: HerbalScience Group
Media Contact: Kay Gow, HerbalScience Group, 239-597-8822, Kgow@herbalsciencegroup.com
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