The Center for Applied Health Sciences is an industry-leading CRO (Contract Research Organization) that is committed to providing cost-effective, customized research solutions to suit the needs of natural products, dietary supplements, and functional/medical food and beverage industries. Our talented, interdisciplinary team of physicians, scientists, dietitians, and allied health/research professionals lend their broad and unique insight as subject matter experts and key opinion leaders from both academia and industry in every major facet of the business value chain.
CAHS conducts and disseminates safety and efficacy research on ingredients and technologies that drive innovation for consumer brands and biomedical firms spanning across physical activity, nutrition, medical diagnostics/disease biomarkers, and human performance. CAHS offers turnkey research services that include study design and protocol development, subject recruitment, IRB approval and trial execution, professional presentations and scientific publication in peer-reviewed medical journals.
Historically, our center’s core competency has been human performance, exercise science, applied (sports) nutrition and metabolism. Over the past 10 years, we have expanded our expertise and now routinely conduct studies examining immune health, cardiovascular health, gastrointestinal health, metabolic health, obesity/weight management, sarco/myo/osteopenia, bone/joint health, and cognitive function.
Just a few examples of our clinical capabilities include: