Mannatech’s Global Scientific Advisory Board Supports Company’s Commitment to Innovation and Science | Business Wire


Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), a global health and wellness company

committed to transforming lives to make a better world, has assembled a

group of top-tier, independent scientists to lead its Global Scientific

Advisory Board that'll support the company’s continued commitment to

providing groundbreaking, science-backed nutritional supplements to its

worldwide customer base.

Mannatech provides top-quality nutritional supplements for families in

China through its website

Mannatech’s products include the innovative fat-loss system, TruHealth™

and its family of unmatched Ambrotose® nutritional products.

“The members of Mannatech’s Global Scientific Advisory Board are

committed to science and the truth that their research and findings

bring,” said Mannatech’s CEO and President, Alfredo “Al” Bala.

“Mannatech has built its worldwide business on science-backed product

technology. This group will help us continue that tradition and take

us into new, transformational areas of health and wellness, while

ensuring we stay on the path of scientific proof and validation.”

This Global Scientific Advisory Board is part of CEO and President Al

Bala’s vision for ensuring that Mannatech delivers innovative

nutritional technology and products that are supported by clinical

trials and scientific validation. The board safeguards that Mannatech

products are what they say they're and can provide real results by

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Mannatech’s Global Scientific Advisory Board is specifically charged to

review each new and existing product to ensure ingredients and

formulations are kept to a high standard and are in-line with the latest

research. The board will also be called upon to make suggestions for new

products. Additionally, board members will provide education and

training to Associates and customers on health and wellness topics.

The Mannatech Global Scientific Advisory Board consists of third-party,

independent scientists from around the world. The board members include:

  • Azita Alavi, BSc(Hons), M.Phil, Ph.D.

  • Richard J. Bloomer, Ph.D.

  • Stephen Boyd, MD, Ph.D. (Vice Chairman)

  • Woo-Sik Jeong, Ph.D.

  • Jun Liao, Ph.D

  • Charl Marai, DEmed

  • Francesco Marotta, MD, Ph.D.

  • Erika Nelson, Ph.D.

  • Steve Nugent, PsyD, PDD, MA, CNC (Chairman)

  • Rolando Maddela, MD, MPH, CCRP (Executive Secretary)

  • Chandan Prasad, BSc(Hons), MS, Ph.D.

  • Emma Roca, MS

  • William Sanchez, MD

Mannatech’s Senior Global Wellness Director, Dr. Steve Nugent, will

serve as Chairman of the Global Scientific Advisory Board and Dr.

Rolando Maddela, Mannatech’s Director of Clinical Research and

Scientific Affairs will serve as the Executive Secretary. Mr. Tait

Switzer, Vice President of Research and Development will also support

the scientific advisory board members.

“Innovative technology supported by a sound scientific foundation is at

the heart of Mannatech’s products and ultimately, its success,” said Dr.

Nugent. “Mannatech’s Global Scientific Advisory Board will ensure that

we remain on the cutting edge of nutritional technology. This is an

amazing group of minds that are focused on making the world a better

place. By working together, we can find more ways to improve the health

and wellness of as many people as possible. These individuals will

retain their independence. Their position on the advisory board will

give them a unique vantage point to the health and wellness community

around the globe, as well as an opportunity to share their point of view

with an audience that's in need of their service.”

Mannatech’s commitment to science includes clinical studies on its

product technology and a global patent program. Since its founding,

Mannatech has invested more than $50 million in research and development

that includes a clinical testing program for a number of its products

that helps supports core product claims and ensures that the company

delivers what's promised Mannatech’s core technology has been included

in 17 human clinical trials that have been published, 12 of which were

double-blind, placebo-controlled studies — the gold standard for product


Mannatech’s Global Science Advisory Board began its work in 2016 and

meets to provide input to Mannatech on a regular basis.

For more information about Mannatech and its products, please visit


About Mannatech

Mannatech, Incorporated, offers a profound wellness experience that

makes a difference in the lives of people across the world. Through its

innovative Glyconutrition products, Mannatech changes lives, providing

an unprecedented level of natural wellness, freedom and purpose. With

more than 20 years of experience and operations in 26 markets, Mannatech

is committed to transforming lives. For more information, visit


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cross-border e-commerce site gain rewards for future product purchases

or cash redemption. The e-commerce business model isn't multi-level

marketing or direct selling.

^Mannatech’s cross-border e-commerce model in China is a different

opportunity from Mannatech’s MLM business in other markets. Our

cross-border e-commerce model in China isn't an MLM or direct selling


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