Kyowa Hakko Sponsors New Insights in Brain Chemistry Seminar at SupplySide East

April 26, 2005

Perry Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D., Director at the Brain Imaging Center, McLean Hospital and Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, to discuss new insights in human brain chemistry.

New York, N.Y. – Perry Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D., will be the featured speaker at SupplySide East VendorWorks seminar on Friday, May 6 from 11 - 11:50 a.m in exhibit hall F&G, aisle 1000 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Dr. Renshaw will speak on “The Role of Citicoline and Pyrimidines in Brain Health” and how it may offer new solutions to support optimum cognitive function.

Kyowa Hakko, maker of Cognizin™ brand citicoline and one of the world leaders in the development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and functional food products, will sponsor the educational seminar. “Dr. Renshaw is internationally known for his research in the area of brain health,” said Karen Todd, senior marketing manager for Kyowa Hakko. “He has received a huge response to his work from the nutraceutical industry and we’re delighted he will be speaking at SupplySide East to share some of his study findings.”

Cognizin™ brand citicoline is a novel and powerful anti-aging ingredient known worldwide for its beneficial effect in brain and eye health. Kyowa Hakko has developed commercial production techniques for citicoline using proprietary fermentation technology. Scientific studies have indicated effectiveness for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and improved stroke recuperation, as well as ocular health.

Kyowa Hakko, the recipient of the 2003 Nutracon NutrAward for the best new ingredient for Cognizin™, recently received the Excellent Supplier Award from PPG Industries, the Pittsburgh, PA-based global manufacturer of coatings, fiber glass, glass and chemicals, for superior accomplishments in 2004.

Seminar reservations are recommeneded and can be made by calling (800) 570-1262. For more information visit To learn about the complete line of ingredients from Kyowa Hakko visit SupplySide East booth #1730.

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