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It is our mission to conduct and encourage research to increase our understanding of the role of magnesium and other minerals in health and disease, to develop the tools to monitor magnesium, to educate people about the importance of having adequate levels of  magnesium and to advocate for additional research and adoption of standards and best practices so as to more effectively prevent and/or treat various magnesium-related diseases on a global scale.

There are a number of ways you can participate. 

   * Administration/Infrastructure/Communications
    - Investigate/Implement Groups for sharing information - Google+, Yahoo Groups, et al.
    - Work to enhance our web presence, like us on Facebook, links from LinkedIn, etc.
    - Help with grant proposals and fund raising, identify sources.
Connect with others with similar interests. Select this link to pursue the preceding topic.

  * Basic Research /Translational Medicine
    - Contribute to development of Bibliography and Resource Library - currently have references in an Excel
       spreadsheet
   - Suggest /Conduct research projects of your own or in collaboration with others:
       - we can suggest a number of post-graduate theses projects. For example, "isolation and characterization
          of proteins involved in the selective binding of Mg cations."
    - Provide us with links to new research findings as they become available to enhance our databases.
    - See resource materials for conducting research in biological/nutritional projects or mathematical and
       computational projects.  You are invited to tell us about additional resources.
    - Provide perspective on adaptations to other countries - e.g. cultural/language issues.
    - Adopt a particular disease that is related to mineral deficits and develop a story around it.
Connect with others with similar interests. Select this link to pursue the preceding topic.

  * Develop Educational Materials and Become an Advocate
    - Need age/language/background appropriate materials for different audiences regarding importance
       of minerals.
    - Become an advocate for better nutrition in schools
    - Become an advocate for better nutrition for women and infants (Develop, Read IPRS White Papers)
    - Write to Congressional leaders and committee members - ask about lists available or add your own.
Connect with others with similar interests. Select this link to pursue the preceding topic.

  * Participate in pilot nutritional analysis programs and provide feedback on software programs.
    - Submit daily food/beverage consumption to website for analysis
    - Submit food analysis of non-traditional foods/menus
Connect with others with similar interests. Select this link to pursue the preceding topic.

  * Apply software engineering/computer science skills for new program development.
    - Help integrate website forms with databases - Immediate Need
    - Develop an Expert System shell for medical diagnostics - based on CLIPS language
    - Develop a flexible search routine that can be embedded in our website
    - Develop an animation program to demonstrate feedback control loops
    - Adapt expert system for Invention Evaluations - based on CLIPS language
    - Develop multiple smart phone apps for nutrition
Connect with others with similar interests. Select this link to pursue the preceding topic.

  * Provide assistance in strengthening our Donor base and Grant Acquisition process.
    - Recommend us for donation programs and to friends/family/employers - see Donor opportunities page.
    - Encourage donations in memory or in honor of someone special. 
    - For more information on Gift Certificates click here.
    - For more information on making a Donation click here.

Thank you for helping in the Mission of IPRS and the Magnesium Project

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Innovative Products Research & Services, Inc
1162 Falling Stream, Sanford, NC 27332
Phone: 603 521-0491     Email: myhealth@wwwIPRSinc.org

Our Tax Exempt Number is 22-2938424

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