Dr. Brian Bakke
Education and Experience
Dr. Bakke earned a PhD in bio-organic chemistry in 2004. His doctoral research was focused on developing molecules that targeted DNA for therapeutic applications. Following the completion of his PhD, Dr. Bakke worked for one year as a post-doctoral researcher, where he developed methylation pathway inhibitors for use as chemotherapeutic agents.
Dr. Bakke's doctoral and post-doctoral training served as the foundation for the next seven years, where he served as a senior chemist with the multi-national life science and chemistry companies BASF and Syngenta. During his tenure with BASF and Syngenta, Dr. Bakke worked with a wide range of commercial chemistry products including antioxidants, personal care product active ingredients, artificial sweeteners, bio-fuels, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides.
In 2012 Dr. Bakke joined a medical consulting company, where he served as chief science officer for six years. During his tenure serving as chief science officer Dr. Bakke collaborated with physicians from numerous speciality areas, co-developing multi-modal care plans for managing complex medical conditions including chronic migraine and age related conditions such as macular degeneration.
While serving in his role as chief science officer Dr. Bakke completed a one year clinical nutrition program for health professionals through the Institute of Human Nutrition at Columbia University in New York and in 2018 he earned a master's of science degree in human nutrition from Columbia.
In 2019 Dr. Bakke launched Integrative Clinical Nutrition Solutions to provide evidence based, interactive health and wellness educational resources and to provide a platform that enables patients to work with licensed medical and nutrition professionals from the comfort of their home using state of the art, HIPAA compliant, internet based tools.