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Boris V. Nemzer, Ph.D.

Senior Director of R&D and Quality Assurance(815) 507-1427

Dr. Boris Nemzer – senior director of research and development and quality assurance - has been a vital member of the FutureCeuticals team since 2005, and is a professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL). He received his Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry in 1986.

Dr. Nemzer is tirelessly engaged in his work, having authored and co-authored over 150 scientific publications in physical, analytical bio- and food chemistry. He is on the editorial board of two and reviewer of 26 scientific journals, co-editor of the special issue “Recent developments on free radicals and natural antioxidants research” at the American Journal of Bio Medical Sciences, and co-editor of the book “Sprouted grains – nutritional values, production, and applications”. He has affiliations and memberships with 14 international scientific societies and associates such as the Phytochemical Society of North America (PSNA), International Association of Group Polyphenols (GP), Institute of Food Technology (IFT), Society for Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine (SFRBM), Oxygen Club of California (OCC), and the International Society of Antioxidant in Nutrition and Health (ISANH). He has been co-chair of the bio-active compounds committee at AACC International since 2008, elected a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (2014), and is an Honored Professor at The University of Science and Technology in Beijing, China (2015).

Dr. Nemzer’s current research focuses on the phytochemical and nutritional composition of natural products and their extracts, phytochemicals interaction, their bioavailability, and effects on antioxidant activity and oxidative stress markers in humans.