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    Gerda Endemann, goop’s former senior director of science and research, holds a BS in nutrition from the University of California at Berkeley and a PhD in nutritional biochemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her professional experience is wide-ranging; she’s conducted scientific research, focused on nutrition education, and worked in the dietary supplement industry. Endemann has conducted basic research on heart disease, fat metabolism, and nutrition in academic laboratories and in biotech, and she has served as an adjunct faculty member at Stanford University. Her contributions at goop include writing the Ask Gerda column, overseeing the goop PhD library of well-researched health information, and analyzing the scientific research on wellness products.