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In New England Journal of Medicine:

Dr. Cohen has proposed reforms of the law that would effectively detect dangerous supplements and close the loopholes for introducing new ingredients into supplements without evidence of safety.


Dr. Cohen has explored the consequences of companies’ ability to advertise supplements as if they benefit health without a single study in humans, and, in JAMA Internal Medicine, the challenges of regulating probiotics as supplements.

In top analytical chemistry journals:

Dr. Cohen and his colleagues have identified novel versions of amphetamine, methamphetamine, and ephedra in sports and weight loss supplements.

Dr. Cohen’s research has explored novel drugs being introduced into various supplements:

Brain boosting supplements
Sexual enhancement supplements
Muscle building products

Other Research from Dr. Cohen

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