NEWARK, N.J., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inergetics, Inc. (OTCBB: NRTI), a leading developer of nutritional supplements, today announced the appointment of Mark Wallace, M.D., to its Scientific/Medical Advisory Board for guiding the formulation of the proprietary line of natural cannabidiol (CBD)-based nutritional supplements it is developing in partnership with Terra Tech Corp (OCTBB: TRTC). The two companies announced the formation of the Scientific/Medical Advisory Board on March 5, 2014.
Dr. Wallace is an acclaimed anesthesiologist specializing in pain management, with deep experience researching innovative pain treatments and performing in-depth clinical trials on all types of pain. He is board certified in both anesthesiology and pain medicine in the State of California, and is on faculty at the University of California San Diego Health System and the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System.
At UC San Diego, Dr. Wallace serves as the chair of the Division of Pain Medicine and is a Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology. He is also the Director, Division of Clinical Research, UCSD Clinical and Translational Research Institute. He is actively involved in all aspects of clinical care, graduate medical education/training and research. Dr. Wallace's research on pain medicine has been widely published in an extensive array of peer-reviewed medical journals and books. He is also the recipient of numerous grants, including grants from Pfizer, Medtronic and Abbott Laboratories.
Dr. Wallace is the fourth member appointed to the Scientific/Medical Advisory Board to help guide the creation of new CBD-based nutritional supplement products. He will work with the rest of the board and Inergetics' Chief Science Officer, Carl Germano, RD, CNS, CDN, to ensure the clinical efficacy of the new product line, especially for those suffering from both chronic and acute pain symptoms, including cancer-related pain.
"Dr. Wallace's entire career has been dedicated to sourcing and developing improved methods of pain management, including those incorporating alternative approaches," said Carl Germano. "He brings more than 20 years of clinical and research experience to our effort to provide new ways of delivering relief from many types of pain. I speak for all the other members of our board in saying that we look forward to working with Dr. Wallace to maximize the effectiveness of our CBD-based nutritional supplements in helping patients address the painful symptoms they are experiencing."
Dr. Wallace is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Anesthesiology and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is also on the Board of Directors of the American Pain Society, and a member of several other professional societies including the American Academy of Pain Medicine and the International Association for the Study of Pain, among others. From 2010 to 2013, Dr. Wallace was named "Top Doc" in San Diego Magazine's "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society. He was also the recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award in 2012.
Dr. Wallace earned his M.D. from Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Maryland. Dr. Wallace also completed a NIH Training Grant Fellowship and a Pain Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego.
The strategic partnership between Inergetics and Terra Tech was announced on February 4th and the companies' first CBD-based supplements are expected to be distributed via medicinal marijuana dispensaries.
About Inergetics, Inc.
Inergetics' (OTCBB: NRTI) portfolio of brands includes: Martha Stewart Essentials, a complete line of whole-food based supplements created specifically for women; Surgex® Sports Nutrition, the preferred nutritional supplement of Army Sports; Bikini Ready®, a leader in weight loss lifestyle solutions; and SlimTrim, the affordable, premium value diet brand. The company's strategic partnership with Terra Tech Corp. (OTCBB: TRTC) also continues to provide innovation by bringing quality of life and complementary medicinal solutions to the mainstream.
To learn more about Inergetics, visit www.inergetics.com, and the Inergetics brands' websites at: www.marthastewartessentials.com, www.surgexsports.com, www.surgexsportsblitz.com, www.slimtrim1.com, www.slimtrim.net, www.bikinireadylifestyle.com, www.kahunasands.com.
About Terra Tech Corp.
Terra Tech Corp. (TRTC) through its wholly-owned subsidiary GrowOp Technology, specializes in controlled environment agricultural technologies. The company integrates best-of-breed hydroponic equipment with proprietary software and hardware to provide sustainable solutions for indoor agriculture enterprises and home practitioners. Our complete product line is available at specialty retailers throughout the United States, and via our website. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Edible Garden, cultivates a premier brand of local and sustainably grown hydroponic produce, sold through major grocery stores such as Shoprite, Food Emporium and others throughout New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.
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