Scientific Advisory Board: Let’s Meet the New Contributors to Product Innovation

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June 8, 2018

At Plexus, we rely on experts in all areas of the business to advise and guide us. Today, we are pleased to announce the formation of our new Plexus Scientific Advisory Board. This board will work with our Research and Development team to ensure that the products we develop for our Ambassadors and Customers are the best, safest, and most effective products anywhere.

We are fortunate to have an incredible group of scientists who represent many different disciplines and fields of study, including weight management, nutrition, skincare, and the human gut microbiome. They are actively involved in sharing their expertise, research, and insight with our product team, allowing us to incorporate the latest industry trends and scientific research into our product development.

Each of our Scientific Advisory Board members brings unique perspective and experience, and have each received numerous awards and recognition in their fields. They teach, lecture and present around the world, edit publications, conduct and publish research, and hold numerous patents. They also participate in medical societies and organizations to stay current on research and emerging trends.

A special congratulations to our new Scientific Advisory Board! Here are the newest members of this distinguished group below.

Dr. Andre Marette is a Professor of Medicine at Faculty of Medicine, serving as Research Chair in the pathogenesis insulin resistance and cardiovascular complications, as well as the Scientific Director for the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods at Laval University. Dr. Marette is an internationally renowned expert on the metabolic and cardiometabolic diseases as well as the gut microbiome. He has published over 200 papers, reviews, and book chapters.

Dr. Lawrence J. Cheskin, a board-certified gastroenterologist and weight management expert, is the Director of Johns
Hopkins Weight Management Center, and Director of Clinical Research for the Global Obesity Prevention Center at Johns Hopkins University. He has dedicated more than 30 years to research, education, and combating obesity. He has also authored over 180 peer-reviewed publications and six books.

Dr. James Versalovic is Pathologist in Chief, Vice Chair of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine, and Director of the Texas Children’s Microbiome Center. His primary research focus has been the composition and function of the human microbiome, probiotics, and gastrointestinal microbiology. Dr. Versalovic holds two patents and has authored 158 primary manuscripts and 35 book chapters.

We are thrilled to have this incredibly talented and accomplished group of scientists on the Plexus team, and we look forward to partnering with them on our future product innovation.

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