The Hughes Center for Research and Innovation
Throughout its history, Synergy WorldWide has embraced new technologies, testing procedures and manufacturing processes to ensure that our innovative, science-based formulas unlock your health and lifestyle potential.
Synergy WorldWide proudly continues its legacy of innovation with the opening of The Hughes Center for Research and Innovation in February 2015. This facility was designed with the goal of unlocking the power of nature to combat health mega-trends driven by poor diet and lifestyle choices through natural, nutritionally therapeutic products.
ABOUT THE HUGHES CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Outfitted with state-of-the-art instrumentation and combining the skills of accomplished scientists, researchers and medical professionals, The Hughes Center for Research and Innovation creates a unique environment where our staff pursues scientific discovery and advancement. It is the hub of Synergy WorldWide's new product development. Utilizing advanced technology to verify the identity, purity and potency of individual constituents, our scientists work to discover powerful ingredient combinations and create unique formulations that will undergo clinical studies to confirm their safety and efficacy.
Nature's Sunshine, manufacturer of Synergy WorldWide products, has been recognized as the industry standard for high-quality supplements. Now, backed by scientific discovery and supported by our world-renowned manufacturing expertise, we are changing the way that nutritional supplements are developed. Through The Hughes Center for Research and Innovation, we are developing the formula for living a healthy, successful and more purposeful life.
BENEFITS OF THE HUGHES CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Guided by Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Matthew Tripp, The Hughes Center for Research and Innovation brings together experts from scientific and medical fields to pursue discovery and understanding of nutritional supplements. Our Hughes Center staff works hand in hand with our Medical and Scientific Advisory Board as well as the chemists, biologists and researchers at our Spanish Fork manufacturing plant to study ingredients and develop new formulations and testing methods.
Equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation, the multi-million-dollar Hughes Center allows scientists to analyze interactions between the body's systems and nutritional supplements at a molecular level, thereby guiding discovery to the most bioactive and efficacious formulations.
- 5,400 sq. ft. of office, laboratory and clinical space
- Chemistry Laboratory – Providing quantitative analysis and identification of phytochemicals in herbal samples
- Tissue Culture Laboratory – Determining how natural compounds interact with biological models
- Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory – Examining how phytochemicals affect the molecular mechanisms of wellness concerns
- 4 PhD researchers, 2 Medical Doctors and additional scientists
- Licensed clinical study monitor