The Story of CERA
Sarah is something of a brain health obsessive. In addition to first degrees in Psychological Sciences and Nutritional Medicine, with a Post Graduate qualification in Clinical Neuroscience, she has studied many techniques both orthodox and alternative, with one goal in mind – to improve and optimise brain wellness and prevent brain related disease. Whilst in California, Sarah became involved with the Biohacker movement. This led to her current understanding of the overriding role of physics in biology and fuelled her fascination with light and its healing effect on the body and mind. Whilst collecting data for a clinical trial on the effect of near-infrared light on symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease, she gained direct experience of how powerful this therapy could be.
Sarah brings all her knowledge, passion, and clinical research experience to the CERAThrive partnership – and has big plans for the further expansion of this holistic brain focused company including a range of Nootropics, courses, and cutting-edge brain health modalities.
Scientific Advisory Board
The CeraThrive Scientific Advisory Board includes leading international scientists in the field of neurotech, photobiomodulation, and photonic engineering.
This group of distinguished scientists bring a unique knowledge base to our team that gives us the opportunity to keep pushing the boundaries of our technology, and keeps our offerings grounded in science, as well as providing strategic guidance and direction for our research and scientific programs.
MSc. PBM Farzad SalehpourKey Paper: Brain Photobiomodulation Therapy: a Narrative Review
Specialist in Brain Photobiomodulation. Member of the Editorial Board of “Photobiomodulation, Photomedicine, and Laser Surgery”, the Official Journal of the World Association for Laser Therapy, North American Association for Photobiomodulation Therapy.
Senior Electronics and Instrumentation Design Engineer (Healthcare Photonics). Embedded software engineer, machine learning and bio-researcher. Cutting edge expertise in bio-physics, photobiomodulation (PBM), signal processing and signal analysis.
Liisa LaaksoKey Paper: Factors affecting Low Level Laser Therapy
Professor of Physiotherapy at Griffith University, Australia. Holds key roles in Australian Medical Laser Association, World Association for Laser Therapy, and International Society for Electrophysical Agents in Physical Therapy. Advisory and editorial member for several laser therapy and photomedicine journals.
Dr. Joe DiDuro DC MS DABCNKey Paper: The effect of photobiomodulation on the brain during wakefulness and sleep
Chiropractic neurologist, masters in clinical research.Moderator of the tPBMT - Brain Research Consortium (transcranial Photobiomodulation Therapy). 32 years of clinical experience as a Cognitive Neurotherapist and Brain Fitness Coach.
Professor Paul ChazotKey Paper: Effect of Transcranial Near-Infrared Light 1068 nm Upon Memory Performance in Aging Healthy Individuals:
BSc (Hons) ARCS PhD FBPhS Professor of Pharmacology at Durham University, UK. Photobiomodulation programme for CNS & non-CNS disorders. Associate Member, Alzheimer’s Research UK; President of Parkinson’s UK Durham Branch.
Dr. Marvin BermanKey Paper: Transcranial Near Infrared Light Stimulations Improve Cognition in Patients with Dementia
Dr. Berman earned his Master’s and PhD in Psychoeducational Processes from Temple University, where he studied group and organizational behavior. Dr. Berman is a recognized thought leader in the application of photobiomodulation and EEG biofeedback and related technologies to better understand neurodegenerative, neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders.