Aronia: an up and coming healthy berry
Dr. Emilie Fromentin has received her Ph.D. from AgroParisTech (France) in analytical chemistry and pharmacology in 2010, in collaboration with her laboratory at Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, USA). She is currently research and development manager at NATUREX-DBS, a company specialized in the manufacturing of standardized, polyphenol-rich nutraceutical ingredients and extracts from North American berries. She manages the research science platform to develop scientifically substantiated, chemically characterized ingredients from cranberry, blueberry and chokeberry. Her research is primarily focused on risk factors and conditions that affect the aging population, with an emphasis on cardiovascular health, cognitive performance and urinary tract health.