Tech Transfer: A Supplement for Your Body and Your Brain
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 806 , Segment 6
Episode: Insect-Borne Diseases on the Rise, Predicting Poverty, Alexa Prize Challenge
- May 7, 2018 11:00 pm
- 16:24 mins
Guests: Benjamin Bikman, PhD, Associate Professor of Physiology and Developmental Biology, BYU; Mike Alder, BYU Technology Transfer Office Vitamin supplements are a $50 billion global industry and what would you guess is fueling its growth in the US right now? The baby boomers. Grand View Research Inc. says supplements to prevent muscle wasting and maintain healthy joints are expected to do big business as the boomers age. Imagine they could come up with a supplement that tackled muscle-wasting and the mental decline that comes with age? A brain-body supplement for boomers?