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Non-Profit Organizations Receiving Corporate Funding 
Index of Non-Profit Organizations Receiving Corporate Funding
”Since 1962, the LSRO has been an invaluable resource providing clients with expert evaluation of issues, opportunities, data, programs, and proposals in basic and clinical research. The LSRO has carefully built an international reputation for objectivity and is regarded as a widely accepted authoritative source, independent from special interest groups and politics. LSRO reports are timely, comprehensive, state-of-the-science reviews. Moreover, its experience with regulatory and governmental processes has proven exceptionally useful to clients from the public and private sector alike.” (; accessed 12/20/04)

Board of Directors members with corporate ties:

  • Taffy J. Williams, Ph.D., IMCOR Pharmaceutical Co.
  • Gilbert Leveille, Ph.D., Cargill Health & Food Technologies

Private sector clients include:

  • American Physiological Society
  • American Society for Nutritional Sciences
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • Amoco BioProducts Corp
  • California Walnut Commission
  • Calorie Control Council
  • Dow AgroSciences
  • Kellogg
  • Keller & Heckman
  • Monsanto
  • Philip Morris
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Research-based Dietary Ingredient Association
  • RJR Nabisco
  • Sandoz Nutrition Corp
  • United Dairy Industry Association
(; accessed 2/18/05)

The Life Sciences Research Office (LSRO) received funding from Metabolife to make recommendations for the design and development of adverse event monitoring programs specifically tailored for dietary supplements. (; accessed 12/20/04)

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