This course explores the compounds and chemistry of bioactives and their impact cognitive health. Learn how important legal and regulatory requirements are in product approval and product claims including recent developments under Section 912 regarding food and drugs. Understand the differences between foods and pharmaceuticals and the interplay between food and drugs.
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Food Scientists, Dietitians, Biochemists, Processors, Nutritional Scientists, Regulatory Affairs Professionals, Nutritional scientists, Analytical
Introductory to Intermediate - Recent Graduates, professionals with 5 to 10 years experience
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Jonathan C. Allen
North Carolina State Univ
Current research areas relate to biochemical and physiological aspects of human nutrition and milk.
Specific interests include: Mammary gland biology and lactation; Milk composition, chemistry and functional properties; Mineral and vitamin nutrition and metabolism; Food allergy; Epithelial transport; Regulatory biology; Nutrition education; Diabetes and obesity; Glycemic index
Recent projects have developed methods to fortify low-fat foods with fat-soluble vitamins, measured interaction of water soluble forms of calcium and vitamin D on bone, investigated cultural and dietary factors related to type-2 diabetes and control of blood glucose, and developed internet resources for nutrition courses and diet analysis.
Brian Schaneberg, Ph.D., is the Analytical & Regulatory Manager at Mars Botanical, a unit of Mars, Inc. As the analytical team leader, Brian designs experiments and testing techniques in support of the Mars Botanical products with validation in mind. Brian also participates in the execution of product strategies while ensuring regulatory guidelines are met and followed by the company. Brian has over 10 years of natural products experience in the area of dietary supplements and herbals. Most recently Brian was the Director of Technical Services at ChromaDex, Inc. in Irvine, California. Prior to ChromaDex, Brian was an Associate Research Scientist at the National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi under the guidance of Dr. Ikhlas Khan, in a position funded by the US FDA for the development of methods to ensure the quality and safety of botanicals and dietary supplements. Over the years, Brian has worked closely with industry, academia and government leaders. He has been a member of various review committees including NIH grants, analytical validation ERPs at AOAC and the Registry of Carcinogens. Brian also had the pleasure of holding an adjunct faculty position at the University of Colorado, Denver. Brian has a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.A. in Chemistry with a minor in Biology from Central College in Iowa. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 publications and presentations.
Eric F Greenberg
Eric F Greenberg PC
Eric F. Greenberg is Principal Attorney of the law firm Eric F. Greenberg, P. C., with a practice concentrated in food and drug law, packaging law, and commercial litigation. His food and drug work has included regulatory counseling, label and claims review, new product development, GRAS and food contact materials evaluations and clearances, negotiations with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and state agencies, handling recalls, and defending enforcement actions. He counsels a wide range of consumer product companies, packaging manufacturers and others on regulatory and labeling requirements, and handles related contractual and litigation matters. He is a member of the Trial Bar of the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and is an experienced trial and litigation practitioner in both federal and state courts. In addition to his law practice, Eric is a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he teaches Food and Drug Law. He serves as monthly legal columnist for Packaging World Magazine. Eric wrote the book, Guide to Packaging Law, the Second Edition of which was published in October 2007. He serves as General Counsel to the Institute of Packaging Professionals, the largest membership organization for those in the packaging industry. Eric received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in 1980. He earned his law degree from Cornell Law School in 1983.
Dr John A. Thomas
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Dr. John A. Thomas was born and educated in the Midwest, and received his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Iowa. He has held professorships in departments of pharmacology and toxicology in several medical schools including Iowa, Virginia and West Virginia. From 1973 to 1982 he served as Associate Dean of the School of Medicine at West Virginia University where his responsibilities included graduate programs and research. In 1982, he became Vice President for Corporate Research at Baxter Healthcare, and was involved in new drug development including recombinant DNA-derived therapeutic agents. Dr. Thomas served as Vice President at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio from 1988-1998. He is the author of over a dozen textbooks and research monographs and has published over 450 scientific articles in the area of endocrine pharmacology and reproductive toxicology. He is a member of the Endocrine Society, the Teratology Society, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Society of Toxicology, and the American College of Toxicology. Professor Thomas serves on several editorial boards of biomedical journals and has been a member of the National Library of Medicine Literature Selection Technical Review Committee. Dr. Thomas served as a Specialty Editor for Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, and is on the Editorial Board of Food and Chemical Toxicology. He served on the Air Force Science Advisory Board. He has been a member of the Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Science Committee on Micronutrients, and is past-Chairman of the Expert Advisory Committee of the Canadian Network of Toxicology Centers. He was a member of the FDA Science Advisory Board as well as a member of other FDA Review Committees for the NCTR, NARMs and ORA. He is the recipient of the FDA Commissioner’s Special Citation Award and the FDA’s Advisory Committee Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Thomas served as Chairman of the NTP/NIEHS, Center for Evaluation of Risk to Human Reproduction, He is a Diplomat and Fellow in the Academy of Toxicological Sciences as well as a Fellow in the American College of Toxicology. He served as Vice President for the Texas Society for Biomedical Research, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Life Sciences Institute and on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. Dr. Thomas is Past-President of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. He was named the 1999 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Toxicology. Dr. Thomas is Past-President of the American College of Toxicology. He is the recipient of several national awards including the Merit Award from the Society of Toxicology, Certificate of Scientific Service (U.S.E.P.A.), Distinguished Lecturer in Medical Sciences (A.M.A.), Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Society for Biomedical Research and holds Distinguished Alumni Awards from both the University of Wisconsin and the University of Iowa. He is an elected foreign member and Fellow of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences.