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Biography

Steven Wm. Fowkes

Current Activities


Executive Director, Cognitive Enhancement Research Institute (CERI).
Chief Science Officer and CEO pro tem, Nanopolymer Systems Corporation.

Nutrition Information Consultant (1984-present) to numerous individuals.
Formulation Consultant (1984-present) to numerous companies.

Past Activities:

Editor (1992-2002), Smart Life News, CERI's newsletter.
Author, The BHT Book (2008, 2009 freeware e-publication available from the author: e-mail to fowkes@ceri.com).
Advisor (1994-2000), Trisomy 21 Research, A Down’s syndrome research organization.
Co-Author, GHB: The Natural Mood Enhancer, with Ward Dean, M.D. and John Morgenthaler (Smart Publications, 1993).
Co-Author, Smart Drugs II: The Next Generation, with Ward Dean, M.D. and John Morgenthaler (Smart Publications, 1993).
Co-Author, Stop the FDA: Save Your Health Freedom, with John Morgenthaler (Smart Publications, 1992).
Editor (1985-95), Forefront—Health Investigations, and Director of the MegaHealth Society.
President, Direct Action for Treatment Access (DATA), a non-profit medical foundation chapter advocating access to life-saving medical treatments.
Founding member, Consumer Coalition for Health Choices, a consumer-advocacy group which testified at 1993 Congressional hearings about proposed FDA regulations, dietary supplements, and pending legislation.
Editor, The Neuroendocrine Theory of Aging and Degenerative Disease, by Prof. Vladimir Dilman, M.D., Ph.D., D.M.Sc. and Ward Dean, M.D. (Center for Bio-Gerontology, 1992).
Guest, Larry King Live, CNN talk show (October, 1993). Topic: Smart Drugs II.
Guest, The Dr. Dean Edel Show, syndicated TV talk show (1993). Topic: smart drugs and nutrients.
Guest, People are Talking, San Francisco-based afternoon TV talk show dealing with "smart drinks" and the FDA.
Co-Author, The Wisdom of the Chinese Proverb, with Cui Ming Qiu (a Chinese scholar from the PRC) (1990).
Nutritional Consultant (1983-1991).
Technical Editor and Illustrator, Metabolic Balancing Workbook, by Jan Johnson (1988).
Author, “Is Everything Bad For You?” an article for lay readers on the work of Dr. Bruce Ames on natural vs man-made carcinogens and the causes of cancer, published in Metamorphoses Magazine (Summer 1987), and “Not Fade Away,” an article on aging and life extension, also published in Metamorphoses (Spring 1988), and reprinted in the Social Issues Resources Series (SIRS) volume Aging.
Co-Author, Wipe Out Herpes with BHT (MegaHealth, 1983), with John A. Mann (author of Secrets of Life Extension (And/Or 1980, Bantam 1982)).
Co-Founder, Vitamin Research Products (1979). Responsible for the introduction of numerous inovative products to the health food industry (phenylalanine, tyrosine, DMAE, selenite, BHT).
Bachelors degree, organic chemistry, Reed College, 1975. Thesis: Applications of Dibenzo-18-Crown-6 and Difluorodibromomethane Towards the Synthesis of Difluoromethanedisulfonic Acid.

Contact Information

CERI, P.O. Box 4029, Menlo Park, California, 94026 USA
Phone: 650-321-CERI
Alternate phone: 650-321-6670
E-mail address: fowkes2@ceri.com
Alternate e-mail address: fowkes@nanopolymersystems.com