The first two studies were paid for by the company. The ten lastest were paid for independently by universities, govt agencies, and the American Heart Association, to name a few.
Its true that Dr McCord's name does appear in the list of authors in most of these studies. What is not true is that he had any part in the studies. Dr McCord functioned as Life Vantage's representative and provided the actual samples of Protandim to the research teams.
For example, some of the first heart studies published were at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr McCord's name appears on these as he supplied the product. Subsequent studies at the same university on Protandim and heart protection do not have Dr McCord's name listed. That's because the research teams still had samples on the premises and did not need additional samples.
Dr McCord as the world expert on SOD and as the formulator of Protandim provided additional technical expertise to the teams. Do you think that its easier to go to a book to get answers rather than speaking to the expert himself?
Research studies follow very exacting guidelines and to be peer-reviewed and published means that everyone on the research team and the reviewing experts have to agree with the findings or the study doesn't get published.View Thread