Dr. Ivan E. Danhof
Often quoted as the "Father of Aloe", Ivan E. Danhof, Ph.D., M.D. is the world's leading expert on Aloe Vera and natural herbal remedies with over 30 years of laboratory research and extensive practical experience.
Dr. Danhof's work is frequently referenced in research literature and marketing materials; the product formulations presented here are licensed directly from his laboratory for the first time.
Dr. Danhof attended the University of North Texas where he received a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry, and a master's degree in microbiology. He continued graduate studies at the University of Illinois where he earned a master's degree in nutrition and a Ph.D. in physiology. He then attended the University of Texas Health Science Center Southwest Medical School earning a Doctor of Medicine degree with clinical specialties in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
He has published more than 80 research papers and served as a consultant to several pharmaceutical research institutes. He acted as a consultant to the Food and Drug Administration, serving on review panels and committees dealing primarily with the approval of gastrointestinal drugs.
Dr. Danhof also served on the faculty of Southwestern Medical School and retired after 30 years of teaching. In 1969 and 1970 Dr. Danhof served as a Fulbright scholar at the medical facility in Nangrahar University in Jalalabad, Afghanistan where he studied herbal medicines.
As a result of his unique training and background Dr. Danhof has become recognized as one of the world's foremost experts on medically active herbal molecules, and in particular the functional components in Aloe Vera. Dr. Danhof is a highly sought speaker on the discovery of the unique molecules in Aloe Vera that earned it the global reputation of the potted physician.