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Renowed US Biochemist McCord to Bring Expertise to Manila

Renowed US Biochemist McCord to Bring Expertise to Manila

Dr. McCord, a well-respected biochemist from Iowa, USA is coming to Manila this March to share her skin and wound care products with the Philippine market. View Complete Article

NDC, Inc. to exclusively distribute Pinnaclife Animal Health Products

NDC, Inc. to exclusively distribute Pinnaclife Animal Health Products

NDC, Inc., representing the largest group of independent healthcare distributors in North America and Pinnalcife Animal Health, an Iowa-based research company, have reached an agreement. Under the new agreement, NDC, Inc. will serve as exclusive distributor of Pinnaclife Animal Health products in North America. View Complete Article

McCord Research Moves its Research Funding to Melbourne Australia

McCord Research Moves its Research Funding to Melbourne Australia

McCord Research has awarded Tom Karagiannis, Ph.D. and his research team at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, in Melbourne Australia, a $150,000 research grant to study the effects of its paten pending Olivamine. “The grant is for one year but it is anticipated that the grant will be renewed annually,” according to Darlene McCord, Ph.D., CEO of McCord Research. View Complete Article

Dr. McCord To Speak at Gilda’s Club of The Quad Cities “Lunch and Learn” Hosted by Pinnaclife, Inc.

Dr. McCord To Speak at Gilda’s Club of The Quad Cities “Lunch and Learn” Hosted by Pinnaclife, Inc.

Dr. McCord of Pinnaclife, Biochemist and Author of “Living Well at 100″ will discuss a journey of wellness through nutrition, exercise and meditation. The event will be held in Davenport, Iowa at 1234 East River Drive on Tuesday, June 26th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. The lunch will be provided by Pinnaclife.
Gilda’s Club is a cancer support center for the Quad Cities, dedicated to enriching the lives of those with cancer. Pinnaclife partners with Gilda’s Club as their goals of providing hope through community support align perfectly with those of Pinnaclife. View Complete Article

Pinnaclife Invites Philippine Doctors to Join in the 11th Annual American Professional Wound Care Association Conference

Pinnaclife Invites Philippine Doctors to Join in the 11th Annual American Professional Wound Care Association Conference

Pinnaclife, Inc. of Iowa City, IA founded by Dr. McCord, PhD., FAPWCA, has requested the presence of two distinguished Philippine doctors to unite with the American Professional Wound Care Association at the 11th annual conference. The two attending Philippine doctors are Martin Anthony Villa, M.D., FPCS, FPSVS, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Global and Quezon City, Philippines and Prof. Narciso S. Navarro, Jr. M.D., FACS, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines. Pinnaclife is independently coordinating the travel arrangements to bring the doctors from the Philippines to the conference being held in the United States. View Complete Article

Don't worry about your mistakes: Dr. McCord/McCord Research

Don't worry about your mistakes: Dr. McCord/McCord Research

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Dr. McCord is no stranger to mistakes and errors, but she doesn’t let them slow her down. She is the founder of McCord Research, a company that researches and develops high-quality wound and skin-care products using the latest discoveries in biochemistry, free-radical biology, molecular analysis, epigenetics, cell biology and electron microscopy.
“I started my supplement company and I reached my dream of market dominance in five years, but I had all kinds of things in front of that,” she says. “I never lost sight of my vision, my goal to improve the quality of life for people in every country in the world. That has been my written goal for 25 years. View Complete Article

NASA Partners with McCord Foundation on Buruli Ulcer Treatment

NASA Partners with McCord Foundation on Buruli Ulcer Treatment

Weighing not much more than a pound and often less, neonatal infants are getting a high-tech assist from engineers at NASA. NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston recently signed a Space Act Agreement to further solidify the engineering research and development project on the effects of vibrations on neonatal infants in transport. This collaborative effort began nearly three years ago through the Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program (SATOP). View Complete Article

APWCA2009 - A Resounding Success

APWCA2009 - A Resounding Success

During peak hours as many as 1,000 professionals filled the Conference Hall. Attendees represented all corners of the United States plus 9 other Countries. Pre-Conference Courses held Thursday offered 5 tracks with topics ranging from offloading, to deep pressure ulcers, to a basic essentials course to hyperbaric oxygen and more. The Exhibit Hall Opened during the afternoon and included nearly 80 exhibitors providing related products and services for much of the 4 day event. Thursday evening concluded with more lectures and an Oral Abstract Session. View Complete Article

A Passion For Giving Couple throw themselves into causes local and world-wide

A Passion For Giving Couple throw themselves into causes local and world-wide

Appearing to breathe like a real dog, a toy called Perfect Petzzz intrigued Dr. McCord enough to buy it. McCord sat on her couch with the stuffed animal on her lap in her downtown Iowa City condo one night and was struck by how relaxed and comforted it made her feel. Then an idea popped into her head. View Complete Article