This veterinary epidemiologist raised $6.2M to launch an essential fatty acid supplement
What began as a passion for working with animals and improving dolphin health has resulted in an entrepreneurial journey of taking the science from the bay to the lab and finally to the market - and developing a product that people can take to improve health on a cellular level.
Fatty15, a new supplement to get your daily C15:0, an essential fatty acid
Our bodies need essential fatty acids, nutrients that they cannot fabricate but that are necessary to maintain our physiological health as we age. Until now only two essential fatty acids were known, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. A third new essential fatty acid was recently discovered. It is called pure pentadecanoic acid or C15:0. This C15:0 is an odd-chain good saturated fatty acid present in trace levels in whole-fat dairy products and some plants and fish. In order to enable people to meet their essential C15:0 needs, Fatty 15 was created.
Saving the planet through HOLIDAY SHOPPING! Special ethical gift guide episode
This podcast from 101 Ways to Save the Planet featured fatty15 as sustainable supplements...with benefits.
Beauty entrepreneurs share how they learned to communicate their brand's story
In this edition of Beauty Independent’s ongoing series posing questions to beauty entrepreneurs, Seraphina Therapeutics co-founder and CEO was asked: How did the story of fatty15 evolved over time, and what tools helped you hone it?
Fatty15's daily supplements contain a powder form of C15:0
Fatty15 is a lifestyle label that offers daily supplements that are said to strengthen cell membranes, boost mitochondria, and advance cellular homeostasis.
Fatty15: New supplement brand brings good saturated fat to consumers
Decades of work with US Navy dolphins led to the discovery of a potential essential saturated fatty acid, and a new dietary supplement brand is bringing the fat to market with a science-first approach.
Dr. Stephanie Venn-Watson: “Why good leaders make you feel safe”
Dr. Stephanie Venn-Watson is the CEO & Co-Founder of Seraphina Therapeutics, an emerging lifestyle brand bringing fatty15, the first-to-market science-backed, a once-daily dietary supplement containing the first essential first fatty acid to be discovered in 90 years, C15:0, to help consumers maximize the potential of healthy living with age. In addition to her role with fatty15, Stephanie is serial entrepreneur and veterinary epidemiologist who also successfully co-founded and launched Epitracker Inc., a therapeutics discovery company.
Seraphina Therapeutics offers evidence of C15:0 as first essential fatty acid to be discovered in 90 years.
Seraphina Therapeutics, Inc. announced it is the first to discover pentadecanoic acid, also referred to as C15:0, as an active dietary saturated fat demonstrating evidence of broad health benefits across multiple studies.
San Diego’s Seraphina Therapeutics discovers new fat
For the first time in 90 years, a San Diego company made an amazing discovery of a new fat, present in butter, and one your body desperately needs.
A fatty ingredient hidden in butter could be the secret to better health
Could a fatty super ingredient in butter actually be the secret to better health? Researchers at Seraphina Therapeutics in San Diego have discovered the first essential fatty acid — a dietary nutrient that the body doesn't make enough of, but needs to maintain human health — in 90 years.
Seraphina Therapeutics reveals groundbreaking fatty acid discovery, secures $5.5M in Series A round
Dairy Dialog Podcast 85
On this week’s Dairy Dialog podcast, we talk to Dr. Stephanie Venn-Watson, CEO and co-founder of Seraphina Therapeutics.
25-year dolphin health study reveals factors contributing to slow and accelerating aging rates in long-lived mammals
Aging and dolphins
Drs. Stephanie Venn-Watson and Nicholas Schork, both co-founders of Seraphina Therapeutics, talk with Ted Simons about what slow and accelerated-aging dolphins are teaching us, including how to help delay aging in both dolphins and humans…and where fatty15 may play a beneficial role.