Ward Dean, M.D. has been actively engaged in gerontological research for over 10 years, and has published more than 50 articles and reviews in professional journals. He is the Director of Research and Development for Vitamin Research Products. Dr. Dean is the author of Biological Aging Measurement, published in 1988, and co-author (with Professor Vladimir M. Dilman, M.D., Ph.D., D.M.Sc.) of The Neuroendocrine Theory of Aging and Degenerative Disease, published in 1992 and is co-author of Smart Drugs & Nutrients, Smart Drugs II: The Next Generation and GHB: The Natural Mood Enhancer.