Western Herbalist & Clinical NutritionistBSc MSc (Hons) DCN
Born in Innisfail Queensland but raised and educated in Sydney, Wayne has had a broad range of experience in Biomedical Science at both research and non research roles. His interests in the pathology and Biochemistry of disease led him to a number of tertiary qualifications including a Certificate of Pathology, a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Physiology and a Master of Science Honors, in Cellular Biochemistry.__________________
In the early 1980’s he researched the role of the extracellular matrix in cell function and its role in angiogenesis (the extracellular matrix is the cellular glue that holds the body together and is found in cartilage, and skin). He is an author and co-author of over 50 articles published in peer reviewed scientific journals and author of 5 books in nutriceuticals in health.
In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s he further his interest in collagens when he investigated the biology of photoageing (the study of the role of ultraviolet light in the formation of weathered skin and wrinkle formation). He was the first to report the reparative effects a naturally occurring dipeptide antioxidant by its reducing of UV induced collagen damage in the skin.____________________
In 1990 he was awarded an MSc Honors degree by Macquarie University for his thesis on the extracellular matrix.__________________
In the mid-1990’s he was a co-inventor in a new lipophillic delivery system for carrying bioactive molecules into the skin which became the basis of his 2nd and 3rd international patents.____________________
In the late 1990’s he furthered this research into the topical delivery (through the skin) of bioactive molecules for the treatment of Psoriasis.
Wayne's research career has been predominantly with the CSIRO and Sydney University. He is a well known communicator in complementary medicine and regularly lectures to both professionals and non professionals in the application of natural medicines to disease.____________________
His professional qualifications also include a Post Graduate Diploma of Clinical Nutrition. He is a practicing Clinical Nutritionist and is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society, the National Herbalists Association of Australia and the Australian Regulatory and Clinical Scientists Association and a Committee Member of the Molecular and Experimental Pathology Society of Australiasia.
Key Consulting Areas
Assistance with nutritional aspects of chronic disease, allergy and gastrointestinal disorders._____________________
Dietary and nutritional advice and assessment
Weight Loss and Body Contouring
Frequency Specific Microcurrent Therapy – for Pain Relief in Arthritis, Acute and Chronic Injury and Chronic Fatigue
New Product Development
Regulatory Affairs and TGA Listing (Australia)