Oriflame Cosmetics is proud to announce the formation of a new independent Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) with the appointment of three distinguished researchers in the fields of health and nutrition – Dr Claude Marcus MD PhD, Dr Frida Fåk Hållenius PhD and Dr Brendan Egan PhD.
The SAB will support our own scientists and experts by providing independent scientific advice on our areas of focus, ensuring that we are constantly up to date as the science evolves, and help to guide research that supports product development.
“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome this critically acclaimed panel of researchers to ensure our wellness category is underpinned by the very highest level of scientific excellence”
– commented Edyta Kurek, Vice President Global Beauty Routines.
Dr Claude Marcus MD, PhD
Dr Marcus is Professor of Paediatrics at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. His research covers the full spectrum of obesity challenges from prevention to treatment, including behavioural change and the early identification and treatment of obesity-related disease. He has published over 250 articles internationally, has run several large clinical trials and acts as clinical advisor for multiple organisations.
Dr Frida Fåk Hållenius PhD
Dr Hållenius is Associate Professor of Molecular Nutrition at Lund University, Sweden. She has led her own research group since 2013, exploring how food can modulate the gut microbiome with a focus on the prevention of metabolic and neuroinflammatory conditions. She has 45 publications and has acted as Principal Investigator on many high-profile European research projects investigating the gut microbiome.
Dr Brendan Egan PhD
Dr. Egan is Associate Professor of Sport and Exercise Physiology at Dublin City University, Ireland. He has led his own research group since 2011, with a special interest in the synergy between nutrition and exercise interventions across the life course, ranging from athletes to older adults. He has also led many industry-academic studies investigating the efficacy of novel ingredients for both physical and cognitive performance and recovery.
Oriflame’s Scientific Advisory Board will gather for its first round table conference in May 2022.