Sidney Sudberg L. Ac. D.C. is a natural products scientist with emphasis on the discipline of pharmacognosy, the study of medicinal natural products, programming of pattern recognition software for visual data analysis as applied to High Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography for botanical identity as well as statistical analysis of both quantitative & qualitative data.
Education includes undergraduate studies in organic chemistry at Lehman College of the City College of New York, graduate studies in Chemistry at Stony Brook University and New York University, classical Chinese acupuncture the College of Traditional Acupuncture, UK, and Chiropractic medicine at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. After many years as a clinician, Sidney combined his clinical knowledge and experience with his chemistry background to found Alkemist Labs, an independent contract analytical testing and research laboratory highly respected for its botanical testing expertise.
As Sidney has published several scientific papers on natural products and many articles on lab best practices to educate the herbal products industry. He serves on American Herbal Products Association committees, including the Analytical Laboratories and Standards committees, is a technical advisor for the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia and serves on various committees of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, International where he is Chair of the Committee on Statistics and a member of the Executive Committee of the Technical Division on Reference Materials (TDRM).
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