A new ingredient made with proteins from silk fiber shows improvement in cognitive function, attention and memory retention.

June 15, 2023

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Nearly half of U.S. consumers are now actively managing their cognitive health or performance. This tendency is becoming even more common among Millennials and Gen Z consumers. Clearly there is an emerging market for supplements that help support cognition at all ages.

In this webinar, experts from the U.S. Botanical Safety Laboratory will provide some details about a unique cognitive ingredient solution from South Korea-based company Famenity called Brain Factor-7 (BF-7). It's an enzymatic hydrolyzed silk fibroin peptide that has been shown to support significant improvement in cognitive function, short- and long-term memory and learning ability in a wide range of age groups—from children to the elderly.


  • Gain a better understanding of the raw material in Brain Factor-7.

  • Explore the ingredient’s characteristics and proposed mechanisms of action.

  • Learn about recent human clinical research on Brain Factor-7 and how it supports memory and enhanced learning in various age groups.

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Karen Raterman
Associate Director, Content Marketing, Natural Products Insider

Chanel Kaminis 
Compliance Director, U.S. Botanical Safety Laboratory

Ms. Kaminis maintains up-to-date awareness of the U.S. regulatory environment pertaining to dietary supplements, food and cosmetics. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in ecology and environmental biology graduating magna cum laude with distinction. At USBSL she specializes in consulting services for the preparation and submission of new dietary ingredient notifications (NDIN) to FDA. To date she has filed seven successful NDINs on Famenity’s behalf for a wide range of their dietary supplement products. 

Dr. Matthew Robison
R&D Director, U.S. Botanical Safety Laboratory

Dr. Robison holds two bachelor’s degrees in biochemistry and textile chemistry from North Carolina State and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from University of Wisconsin-Madison in the study of diatom genomics. As part of the USBSL team, Dr. Robison applies his knowledge of biology, chemistry, and background in computer programming to the discovery of innovative solutions for USBSL clients with special expertise in the development of novel extraction, purification and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) methods for natural products.

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