This includes collaborating with world-class researchers, manufacturers, and organizations that share our vision of innovating the field of human health. Every Thorne collaborator shares our vision of redefining health care through science and technology. Here are some of the research institutions, suppliers, technology companies, and sports organizations that we are proud to call collaborators.

  • Helsinn

    Since 2012, Thorne has teamed with Helsinn HealthCare SA, a leading multinational pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland that specializes in cancer supportive care. Helsinn's contributions to cancer care include a portfolio of therapeutic agents implemented around the world. The alliance between Helsinn and Thorne enables both companies to fulfill a shared mission: to provide the best possible quality of life for individuals whose lives are impacted by cancer.

  • Indena

    Indena is the world leader in the identification, development, and commercial production of active bio-principals from plants. Indena's expertise in phyto-therapeutic research has generated more than 120 primary patents and 700 published scientific studies. In October 2011, Indena and Thorne entered a collaboration that has resulted in the development of 40 new botanical products, including many that are exclusively available only from Thorne.

  • Kirin

    The Kirin Group's Kyowa Hakko division is a group of R&D-based life science companies that contribute to the health and well-being of people around the world by creating new value with special strengths in biotechnologies. In 2018, Kirin made a strategic investment with Thorne to help expand operations both in the U.S. and abroad. Together Kirin and Thorne will work to continually evolve Thorne's personalized health technology platform and innovative products.

  • Mayo Clinic

    Thorne entered into a Master Clinical Study Agreement with Mayo Clinic in August 2014 to conduct a series of randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trials on several nutritional supplements. The studies are designed to test the safety and efficacy of a range of single compounds from natural sources, plant extracts with complex molecular attributes, and complex nutritional products formulated to address specific nutritional needs. The primary focus has been on testing materials that are considered GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) within the FDA designation, and to emphasize the understanding of mechanism of action, safety, pharmacokinetics, and optimal use for these products. Thorne also provides reliable, relevant health information from Mayo Clinic to the general public.

  • Mitsui

    Mitsui has developed a world-class model that helps consumers obtain health insight and live a healthier life by providing a personalized solution backed by scientific evidences. In 2018, Thorne and Mitsui entered a strategic investment together. Mitsui and Thorne's strategic alliance will strengthen their initiatives in providing a strong dedication to science and research with a disruptive approach of developing technologies to help consumers take control of their health.

  • SafetyCall International

    SafetyCall International® is an independent adverse event management and reporting company. Since 2013, SafetyCall has handled all of Thorne's adverse event reporting, thus ensuring that our practitioners and their patients have 24/7 access to clear and trusted health, safety, and medical information. Thorne's number one priority is the safety of our customers when they are taking our products. Thorne is one of only a handful companies in the professional-use supplement sector that uses a third party to manage its adverse event reporting to promote product safety.

  • Team Penske

    Team Penske remains one of the most successful teams in all of professional sports, winning more than 500 major races, 600 pole positions, and 34 championships across various car racing competitions. As an official partner, we leverage our professional NSF Certified for Sport® products to help continue Team Penske's history of success. Our products are integrated into supplement plans created by Team Penske's strength and conditioning staff for all of their pit crews in NASCAR, INDYCAR, and IMSA.

  • UFC

    UFC® is the world's premier mixed martial arts organization and operates the UFC Performance Institute®, a state-of-the-art training and research facility that has served more than 400 athletes since opening in 2017. As the Official Sports Performance Nutrition Partner of UFC, Thorne support UFC athletes and trainers with Thorne's comprehensive line of NSF Certified for Sport® products. In addition to providing UFC athletes with the highest-quality supplements, Thorne also has ownership of the Performance Institute Nutrition Stations, dedicated areas that provide precision health and wellness solutions to UFC athletes. Together the UFC and Thorne are addressing both the immediate and long-term health needs of UFC athletes.

  • U.S. National Teams

    Thorne is the proud exclusive wellness partner for 12 U.S. National Teams. We provide a large portfolio of NSF Certified for Sport® supplements products to these USA teams and athletes that support their performance goals. We also provide additional support for these athletes including health testing and consultation, which enable each athlete on the team to follow a personalized plan for diet, exercise, and supplementation. By utilizing follow-up retesting, the athletes, coaches, and trainers are able to monitor individual improvement and modify each protocol as needed.