Alexander G. Schauss , PhD, is the senior research director at Natural and Medicinal Products Research and CEO at AIBMR Life Sciences in Puyallup, Washington. As lead scientist, Dr. Schauss has worked on projects in 44 countries for AIBMR to support research activities and deal with regulatory matters for over 500 companies or institutions. He earned his undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees at the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque and California Coast University in Santa Ana, respectively. Dr. Schauss is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition (FACN), and a member of the American Society of Nutrition, the Society for Experimental Biology in Medicine, and the Association for African Medicinal Plants Standards (AAMPS), among others. In 2005, he received the Linus Pauling Lecture Award for contributions to the medical sciences from the American College for the Advancement of Medicine. Dr. Schauss is the author or co-author of over 200 publications, and the author or co-author of 23 books in the fields of nutrition and botanical medicine.
Paul E. Stamets is the founder, owner, and managing director of Fungi Perfecti, LLC, founder and managing director of Agarikon Press and The Life Box Company, as well as the owner and managing director of Mycopesticide, LLC. Widely acknowledged as North America's premier advocate for medicinal mushrooms and fungi for bioremediation, Stamets has been a mycologist for more than 30 years, during which he discovered four new species of mushrooms and pioneered techniques in the field of edible and medicinal mushroom cultivation. A gradua
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