SOURCE: Tahitian Noni International

Tahitian Noni International

June 16, 2010 07:00 ET

International Iridoid Research Symposium Announced

First Annual Iridoid Symposium to Be Held August 16th and 17th at Tahitian Noni International in Provo, Utah

PROVO, UT--(Marketwire - June 16, 2010) -  Tahitian Noni International (TNI) announced that the first annual International Iridoid Research Symposium will be held at TNI headquarters in Provo, Utah, on August 16th and 17th. Scientists from around the world will be presenting current research on iridoids in both plants and animals. The symposium is being presented by the International Iridoid Research Council (IIRC), which is a new organization dedicated to the sharing of information and research being conducted on iridoids. Membership in the new organization will be open to individuals, educational institutions, and companies that have completed, or are currently conducting, research on iridoids. The primary goal of the IIRC will be to share current scientific information about iridoids and their properties.

International Iridoid Research Symposium
The International Iridoid Research Symposium will have guest speakers from around the world who have completed iridoid research, including:

Dr. Simla Basar, University of Hamburg, Germany
Dr. Il Moo Chang, Seoul National University, Korea
Dr. Shixin Deng, Tahitian Noni International, United States
Dr. Biswanath Dinda, Tripura University, India
Dr. Rosa Tundis, University of Calabria, Italy
Dr. Irene Villasenor, University of the Philippines, Philippines
Dr. Johannes Westendorf, University of Hamburg, Germany

The conference will bring scientists, academics, and organizations together from all over the world to share what they are discovering about the functions of iridoids in plants and animals. Information from the conference will not only enhance the current understanding of iridoids, but also foster the increased study of iridoids.

If you are interested in attending the symposium, please register at www.tni.com/IIRC.

About the Company
Tahitian Noni International is a global, research-driven bioactive products company that was the first to introduce the health benefits of the noni plant -- a bioactive-rich, adaptogenic plant, containing iridoid compounds -- to the world outside of Tahiti. Tahitian Noni International is the leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing, and marketing of noni-based bioactive products including beverages, beauty, and weight loss lines. Headquartered in Provo, Utah, Tahitian Noni International has a presence in over 70 markets around the world, and is the worldwide leader in bioactive beverages.

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