Executive Science Officer, Mary Ellen Sanders, PhD, Appointed to Expert Panel
March 20, 2017. ISAPP’s Executive Science Officer, Mary Ellen Sanders, PhD, was appointed chair of the United States Pharmacopeia’s Probiotics Expert Panel. The goal of this panel is to assist in developing quality standards for probiotics used for dietary supplements. The efforts of this panel are intended to pave the way for probiotic manufacturers to market products that can be verified for quality against science-based public standards. The Expert Panel will make recommendations to and work at the direction of the Non-Botanical Dietary Supplements Expert Committee of USP.