JULIA ZHAO, MD/MBA
Dr. Julia Zhao is a MD and a MBA in the field of medical research science with an expertise in immunology and strong connections in medical, biopharmaceutical, and nutraceutical communities. Dr. Zhao is also an expert in herbal and phyto-therapies; has a deep knowledge of botanical formulations based upon specific ailments and functional outcomes. Dr. Zhao is one of the founders and principle scientists of Bowen Bioscience in Boston Massachusetts. Bowen provides contract research and consulting services including human clinical studies of nutraceuticals consisting of GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe) certified ingredients. All studies are submitted and approved by AAHRPP (Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program, Inc), the highest standard for Human Subject Protection prior to conduction. The studies are conducted in collaboration with board certified physicians in leading teaching universities and hospitals. Bowen’s scientists and collaborating clinicians have extensive experience in designing, conducting, validating, and applying appropriate quantitative methods for elucidating biological efficacies, all in compliance with current GCP/GLP standards and regulatory guidelines. Dr. Zhao received her MBA from Babson College, Immunology postdoctoral training from University of Iowa, and medical degrees from Beijing Union University and Shandong University.