B-Corp will conduct one of the largest trials in the history of energy supplements – and welcome leader in quality standards Joe Dixon as the newest advisor
SAN DIEGO, October 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Using its unique health technology approach to generate rigorous evidence, Radicle Science will lead the first clinical trial of its kind conducted at SupplySide West. The blinded, placebo-controlled trial will examine several non-caffeine supplements and their immediate effects on energy, cognitive function and fatigue in trade show attendees.
Interested attendees can visit Radicle’s booth #2665 and be a part of one of the largest energy supplement clinical trials in history. At the booth, volunteers receive one of 3 different products or a placebo and then complete the trial on their phone, which takes a total of less than 15 minutes throughout the day. This IRB-approved, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial will enroll up to 2,000 participants and will become one of the fastest clinical trials of supplements in history, completing in just 36 hours after recruitment began.
Radicle Science executives were also invited to speak at several educational sessions at SupplySide West:
- Contemporary Challenges in Clinical Trials: Strategies to Help Brands and Ingredient Suppliers Reduce Evidence Gaps. dr Jeff ChenCEO and co-founder of Radicle Science, will present how AI and technology-enabled clinical trials are enabling rapid and affordable R&D and claim substantiation. Tuesday, October 24 at 1:25 p.m: Islander Ballroom H
- Focus on women in the food industry: gender gap and opportunities: Thorogood gameexecutive chairman and co-founder, will participate in a panel discussing the importance of including women and minorities in clinical trials and how to use research to solve industry problems. Tuesday, October 24 at 3:20 in the afternoon afternoon: Islander Ballroom H
- An Unfolding Universe: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Microbiome and Its Relationship to Health. dr Susan Hulingsvice president of research affairs, will present on prebiotic fiber and microbiome modulation. Thursday, October 26 at 9:00 am: Islander Ballroom C
- Clinically proven: Research reveals the power of the phrase to change consumer shopping. Thorogood gameexecutive chairman and co-founder, will talk about recent market research conducted with UC San Diego on changing consumer purchasing patterns and how to build consumer trust with dietary supplements. October 26 at 2:15 p.m: SupplySide Stage
The newest advisor to join Radicle Science is Joe Dixon, a leader in quality standards who has extensive experience with the FDA and USDA in piloting certification and standards programs. After 20 years at Whole Foods Market, eventually leading the company’s product standards work as global director of quality standards, Joe Dixon had an indelible impact on the industry.
“I believe Radicle is poised to revolutionize access to validated natural products and nutritional supplements, allowing consumers to easily identify effective products and trusted brands,” Dixon shared.
“Joe’s leadership has been instrumental in shaping today’s quality standards and certification programs. His experience and wisdom will exponentially accelerate our collective efforts to transform health and wellness products into proven, personalized medicine accessible to all,” said Pelin Thorogood.
Dixon joins the leadership ranks of Radicle’s advisory board, which includes Peter Diamandis (founder of XPRIZE), Dr. Jonathan Fielding (School of Public Health in UCLAWhite House Counsel), Tom Arts (co-founder of Nutrition Business Journal), Rona Applebaum (Coca Cola’s first Chief Science and Health Officer) and other luminaries.
Radicle Science has studied more than 30,000 Americans in some of the largest in history clinical trials of supplements, with another 11,000 enrolled in ongoing training. For its groundbreaking work, Radicle has been named a “World Changing Idea” by Fast Company, a Top “Technology Innovator” by KPMG and “Startup of the Year” by Nutraingredients.
About Radicle Science: Radicle Science created the Evidence-as-a-Service category, offering the first-ever easy path for wellness products to clinically prove their true effects beyond placebo. Called “A World-Changing Idea” by Fast company, B-corp is conducting the largest clinical trials in the history of supplements and natural products using an AI-driven, automated, standardized and virtual approach. The result is clinical evidence at unprecedented accessibility, speed and scale across populations and settings. Every wellness product now has access to Proof-as-a-Service throughout its lifecycle to develop truly effective products, market strong health claims, increase customer loyalty and gain trust among retailers, physicians and investors. Learn more at www.RadicleScience.com.
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