Sabinsa's R&D President To Speak On Bioperine® At Los Angeles Science Tour
June 15, 2012

Sabinsa Corporation manufactures and markets phytonutrients, Ayurvedic herbal extracts and specialty fine chemicals for nutritional, pharmaceutical and food industries. Sabinsa has carved a niche for itself by its extensive research support for its customers and products, and the scientific credentials of its key technical staff. Founded in 1988 by Muhammed Majeed, Ph.D., Sabinsa is a company dedicated to the principles of tradition, innovation and research. Sabinsa's efforts have begun to earn the company vast recognition, in addition to growing sales.

Dr. N. Kalyanam, President of Sabinsa's New Jersey R&D, will give a presentation on BioPerine® on June 19, 2012 as part of the SupplySide Science Tour held at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, Irvine, California.

Dr. Kalyanam's presentation will describe BioPerine®, a patented natural extract from Piper nigrum, is a PgP modulator for enhancing bioavailability of nutrients. The presentation will focus on the safety, mechanisms of bioavailability enhancement and will review the results of clinical and other biological studies on this nutrient.

Dr. Kalyanam is the president of Sabinsa's New Jersey R&D. His research interests are synthetic methodology and chiral chemistry. He obtained his masters of science in Chemistry at the University of Madras and doctorate in Organic Chemistry from Baylor University (Texas). Upon completing his Ph.D., Dr. Kalyanam completed two years of postdoctoral studies focusing on organic synthesis procedures before returning to India. In India he worked for a number of reputable companies including IPCL, Ciba Geigy and SPIC Pharma, to which he made major scientific contributions. Dr. Kalyanam's primary responsibilities at Sabinsa include the development of efficient and novel scientific routes for xenobiotics and intermediates as well as the exploration of new business areas.

About Sabinsa Corporation:

Sabinsa's mission is to provide alternative and complementary natural products for human nutrition and well-being. Over the past 20 years, Sabinsa has brought to market more than 100 standardized botanical extracts and privately funded several clinical studies in conjunction with prestigious institutions in support of these products. With more than 100 full time scientists conducting ongoing research in India and the United States, Sabinsa continues to develop and patent phytonutrients for the world market. All products intended for human consumption are certified Kosher and Halal.