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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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Welcome to our newest Scientific Advisory Council member: Dr. Gary Small

Gary Small, M.D., is a professor of psychiatry and aging at UCLA, where he also directs the UCLA Longevity Center. His research team has developed brain imaging technologies that detect the first signs of Alzheimer's disease years before patients show symptoms.  In addition to testing medicines for delaying the onset of Alzheimer's, he has developed healthy aging and memory training programs that are available throughout the U.S. Scientific American magazine named him one of the world’s top 50 innovators in science and technology.  He is the author of ten popular books, including The New York Times bestseller, The Memory Bible.

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