Lou Ignarro, Ph.D., is a member of the Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board.
Ignarro has made exceptional contributions to science. His efforts were recognized as a Nobel* Laureate in Physiology or Medicine in 1998 for his discovery of nitric oxide’s range of benefits to the human body. His work has since led to additional research by scientists around the globe. He worked with Herbalife to develop Niteworks®, a dietary supplement designed to support the body’s own production of nitric oxide.
Ignarro has published numerous articles on his research. He received the Basic Research Prize of the American Heart Association in 1998 for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science. That same year, he was inducted into the National Academy of Sciences and the following year, into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Ignarro is the founder of the Nitric Oxide Society, and founder and editor-in-chief of “Nitric Oxide Biology and Chemistry.” He holds a B.S. in pharmacology, Columbia University, 1962, and a Ph.D. in pharmacology, University of Minnesota, 1966. He also received a postdoctoral fellowship in chemical pharmacology from the National Institutes of Health in 1968.
* The Nobel Foundation has no affiliation with Herbalife and does not review, approve or endorse Herbalife® products.
The Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board is made up of leading experts from around the world in the fields of nutrition and health whose role is to educate and train Independent Herbalife Members and, in China, sales representatives, on the principles of good nutrition, getting regular physical activity, and leading a healthy lifestyle