Scientific Advisory Board

John hunter

John Hunter is General Manager of VDF FutureCeuticals, a developer and supplier of raw materials and technologies to the nutritional industry. It is a sister company to the 100-year-old Van Drunen Farms, one of the largest suppliers of ingredients to the global food industry today.

Mr. Hunter is primarily responsible for the management and commercialization of FutureCeuticals’ patents, trademarks, new science, strategic partnerships, business development, legal affairs, marketing, and branding. His areas of interest and emphasis include: Nutrition, Biology, Physiology, and Food and Nutritional Produce Development.

Dr. edward seade, m.d.

Dr. Edward Seade began his studies at The University of Texas, where he ran track and was an Academic All-American. Dr. Seade graduated from The University of Texas with a degree in biochemistry. From there, his studies took him to Dallas where he earned his medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School and completed his orthopedic residency there at Parkland Memorial Hospital. After his training in Dallas, he then did a fellowship in shoulder surgery in San Francisco, CA.

Dr. Seade is the Past President of the Texas Orthopedic Association and is on staff at The University of Texas Medical Branch Medical School in Austin. He is Board Certified and holds professional memberships in the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Orthopedic Association, Texas Society of Sports Medicine and Travis County Medical Society.

dr. dan mcgrath, d.o.

Dr. Daniel McGrath is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, the only certification program recognized by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. He is one of less than 200 hair replacement surgeons around the world to have achieved this level of expertise in hair restoration surgery. A graduate of Nova Southern University with a Doctor of Osteopathy degree, he performed his General Surgery Residency at Botsford General Hospital before entering into private practice.

Dr. Ned Snyder, M.D.

Dr. Ned Snyder received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He remained in Galveston where he received his plastic surgery training at the recognized UTMB Department of Surgery.

Dr. Ned Snyder is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and an Active Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgeons. He is published in multiple peer reviewed medical journals and has given numerous presentations.

dr. renee snyder, M.D.

Dr. Renee Snyder is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. She completed her medical training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and was in the School of Medicine Honors Program and graduated Magna Cum Laude and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. She has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, presented at several scientific meetings and been co-author of a book chapter in Dermatology in General Medicine. She is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Tracy Strandhagen, M.D.

Dr. Strandhagen received her Bachelor Degree from the Plan II Honors Program at the University of Texas-Austin. She received her M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and interned at the University of Washington in Seattle. She currently practices at Austin Anesthesiology; she is passionate about wellness and anti-aging medicine. Dr. Strandhagen serves as District Director for Central Texas and Chair of the Professional Development for the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists Committee. She also serves on the Governmental Affairs and Patient Safety committees. Dr. Strandhagen has served for the Commission of 125 at the University of Texas and chaired the Texas Exes Scholarship Committee. She also has two daughters.

Dr. Jack Wallis, M.D.

Dr. Jack Wesley Wallis received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a minor in biochemistry and his Masters Degree in Microbiology from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. He received his MD degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 1984, did a three year residency in Family Medicine in Corpus Christi, Texas and moved to San Marcos to begin his private practice in 1987. He has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor for the U. T. Medical Schools at Galveston and San Antonio.