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MSI Awards

Recognizing researchers who advance the understanding of the health benefits of culinary spices and herbs

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MSI Leadership

MSI is guided by a scientific advisory council of internationally-renowned scientists and health professionals.

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Scientific Overviews of Spices and Herbs

Published reviews of scientific research on spices and herbs including potential health benefits

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About MSI

The McCormick Science Institute is a research-driven organization whose mission is to support scientific research and disseminate information on the health benefits of culinary herbs and spices.

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MSI Funded Research Database

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MSI Online PubMed Search System

Search the scientific literature on spices, herbs and health.

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McCormick Science Institute

2020 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (ANDF) Award Winner

Congratulations to Leslie Redmond, PhD, RDN for being this year's recipient of the McCormick Science Institute ANDF Award.  This annual award supports scientific endeavors including in vitro experiments, epidemiologic studies, spice and herb intake data collection, systematic reviews and/or evidence-based analysis.  Dr. Redmond's award will help support a nutrition education program to increase the utilization of herbs and spices among food pantry clients.

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