ChromaDex, Inc. Appoints Curtis Lockshin, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors
IRVINE, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --ChromaDex Corporation (OTCBB: CDXC),an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients, today announced that Curtis A. Lockshin, Ph.D., was appointed to its Board of Directors.
Dr. Lockshin currently serves as a Director of Sorrento Therapeutics and the Ruth K. Broad Biomedical Research Foundation, a Duke University Support Corporation. He previously served as a Director of Winston Pharmaceuticals. In addition to his board positions, he serves as a consultant to private companies in healthcare and biotechnology. He initially began his career as a scientist with Sepracor and eventually became the research director responsible for the strategy and operations of Sepracor's new leads initiative. Dr. Lockshin holds a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
"Dr. Lockshin's deep experience with an array of science-based, regulated companies brings valuable perspective to our board," said Frank Jaksch, CEO and co-founder of ChromaDex. "As we convert our knowledge of natural compounds into innovative commercial products and applications targeted at the nutraceutical, food and beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical markets, we are committed to strengthening our management team and our board with the experience needed to reinforce our dedication to the science behind our natural ingredients."
ChromaDex is an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients to the dietary supplement, food & beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. The company has a strong pipeline of new compounds, including its pTeroPure pterostilbene on which it has worldwide, exclusive rights to patents pending. ChromaDex is a publicly-traded life-sciences company (OTC stock symbol CDXC.OB).
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