GOLD COLLAGEN® experts behind the scenes
MINERVA RESEARCH LABS is a pioneer in the liquid beauty supplement category and creator of the first ever collagen-based liquid skincare supplement. MINERVA launched their first product in 2011 and has gone on to sell more than 10 million bottles since. It has been proven that the active ingredients in their original, revolutionary beauty supplement are delivered directly to the dermis where they work from within.
GOLD COLLAGEN® is a range of innovative, clinically tested and scientifically advanced liquid beauty supplements which help enhance women’s skin health from the inside out. The advanced liquid beauty supplements help stimulate the dermal fibroblasts to produce more collagen and hyaluronic acid.
GOLD COLLAGEN® products are specifically formulated with the highest quality ingredients scientifically proven to achieve maximum absorption and bioavailability. They are the results of collaborations with renowned universities, dermatologists, aesthetic medicine specialists and skin scientists. Publications in leading peer reviewed scientific journals have confirmed the key results of the company’s clinical testing programme. A significant improvement in skin hydration and skin elasticity as well as a significant reduction in the appearance of wrinkles have been demonstrated.
TONY SANGUINETTI - CEO & Managing Director
As president and CEO, Tony pioneered the nutricosmeceutical sector in the United Kingdom.
After a trip to Japan on a biotech-scouting mission, he was inspired to investigate and develop products for the western world. Tony founded MINERVA Research Labs in 2009 ambitious in increasing people’s confidence through beauty.
His passion for science, lifestyle and his entrepreneurial spirit drove him to an international development. His company launched PURE GOLD COLLAGEN® in 2011, top selling liquid food supplement in Britain and sold in over 20 countries today.x
Dr. Martin Godfrey - Head of Research & Development
Dr Martin Godfrey has over 25 years experience working in the health sector. His key areas of expertise lie in the areas of nutraceuticals and pharmaceutical research, and marketing communications. Martin leads a team of 6 PhDs who in turn are focussed on developing robust, clinical and in vitro research in partnership with leading academic centres around the world.
The team has so far published 5 original papers in peer review journals and have a healthy pipeline of studies in progress. Dr Godfrey joined Minerva Research Labs three years ago having worked previously in medical and marketing communications companies such as Ogilvy and Mather and Hill and Knowlton.
His expertise in the field developed through his work first with Raisio in Finland, then McNeil (J&J) in the development and scientific communication of Benecol in Europe.
Martin now writes and lectures regularly on anti-ageing and aesthetics, most recently authoring a series of leaders in the Aesthetics Journal.
Martin qualified in medicine at Birmingham Universityx
DR. SARA SIBILLA - Senior Clinical & Scientific Reseach Manager
Dr. Sara Sibilla is MINERVA Research Labs Ltd Senior Clinical Research Manager.
She has a solid scientific academic background thanks to her PhD and post-doctoral experiences. She was previously a post-doctoral researcher investigating the mechanisms of cell development and ageing at University College London, before she moved to MINERVA Research Labs in 2013.
She is currently involved in coordinating European and international scientific projects and clinical trials to test the efficacy of the GOLD COLLAGEN® range.x
VIDHI PATEL - Nutrition Consultant
Vidhi Patel is MINERVA Research Labs Ltd in-house nutritionist and Research and Development Consultant.
Vidhi joined the company after that founder Tony Sanguinetti invited her to bring her wealth of health, nutrition and lifestyle knowledge to MINERVA Research Labs. Vidhi greatly contributes to support and progress new product development by supervising controls nutritionals in clinical essays.
Born in India, she lies henceforth in the United Kingdom where she has already been approached by many international media to share various advanced in nutritional.x