Star Scientific, Inc.
| Nasdaq: STSI
Star Scientific, Inc. is a technology-oriented company with a mission to promote maintenance of a healthy metabolism and lifestyle. The company, recently, has been focusing primarily on the anti-inflammatory aspects of anatabine, an alkaloid found in the Solanacea family of plants, which includes potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplants, and the potential for licensing opportunities related to its products and underlying technology. Currently, the company manufactures and sells a dietary supplement, Anatabloc, for anti-inflammatory support, as well as an anatabine-based cosmetic cream that improves the appearance of the skin. The company through its subsidiary, Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals has been engaged in the development of other dietary supplements and pharmaceutical products, particularly products that have a botanical-based component and that are designed to provide nutritional support in a range of neurological conditions, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, depression, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Star Scientific is headquartered in Glen Allen, VA.