With a shared passion for holistic wellness, our scientists contribute their expertise to ensure VANA’s formulations excel in scientific excellence.



We are strongly dedicated to scientific excellence, as reflected in the formulation of our products informed by cutting-edge research. This ensures a premium liquid supplement with optimal absorption of polyphenols and other nutrients.


Our commitment to transparency means providing clear and honest information about the composition and benefits of our products, empowering consumers to make informed choices.


By utilizing responsibly sourced ingredients and incorporating eco-friendly practices in the production of VANA premium supplements we wholeheartedly embrace sustainability.

Dedicated to your wellbeing

Above all, our team is devoted to your well-being. We strive to provide comprehensive support for your body and mind, fostering a complete sense of health and contentment, day and night.

Team of experts

Prof. Mire Zloh PHD

Professor Mire Zloh is an internationally acclaimed scientist with over 35 years of experience in pharmaceutical research. He holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University College London and has published over 135 peer-reviewed articles (h-index 33). With expertise in physical chemistry, computer-aided drug discovery, and formulation design, his research focuses on natural product identification, mechanisms of action elucidation, and novel drug candidate optimization. As an Innovation Advisor at the University of Novi Sad and the University Business Academy, as well as the MSc Programme Director at the University College London School of Pharmacy, Professor Zloh has contributed significantly to pharmaceutical education and research.

Dr Felix Agakov PHD

With a PhD in machine learning from the University of Edinburgh, Dr. Felix Agakov brings 20 years of extensive experience in digital health and precision medicine. Recognized for using smart technology to manage health conditions and pioneering advanced MedTech solutions, his expertise extends to the development of multi-task methods. Dr. Agakov has earned accolades, including the "Best Paper" and "10-Year Test-of-Time" awards in applied machine learning. Devoted to AI in healthcare, he led numerous projects and international research initiatives. His extensive collaborations span major pharmaceutical companies and digital health promoters across the UK, EU, and North America.

Dr Juan Sopena PHD

Dr. Juan Sopena is a leading aesthetic dermatologist specializing in non-invasive procedures. His training extends across top institutions worldwide, including postdoctoral studies at the University of Valencia, specialization in medical and surgical dermatology at Complutense University of Madrid, and multiple fellowships at the Second University of Naples, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sopena served as the Medical Director and Chief of Dermatology at the Aesthetic and Dermatologic Institute of Madrid. He shares his expertise globally, addressing conferences, and providing training to 10,000+ professionals.

Prof. Nebojsa Menkovic PHD

Dr Nebojsa Menkovic is a full professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade. His expertise covers wild medicinal plants, polyphenols, grapes and wine chemistry, and the development of plant-based medicine. Trained at the VILR Institute, Moscow, Russia, he worked at the Institute for Medicinal Plants Research in Serbia, where he also served as director. Dr. Menkovic has led numerous national and international scientific projects. His impactful research at the Institute has resulted in new herbal products, and he has published over 150 scientific papers.

Audrey Vero Clinical Nutritionist

Audrey Vero is a seasoned dietitian expert who specializes in scientific preventative nutrition, mindful eating, and the medicinal aspects of food. With a Master's degree in Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services from Rutgers University, Audrey actively contributed as a Student Dietetic Association Board Member. Audrey organized local and virtual educational events, webinars, and represented the Rutgers MS program at the FNCE 2020 dietetic fair hosted by the Greater New York Dietetic Association. She extended her studies at the University of New England in Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. Audrey is a licensed dietitian in Florida and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


Dr Marija Djekic Ivankovic

Dr Djekic Ivankovic is a pharmacist who completed her PhD in biochemistry and nutrition at the University of Belgrade in collaboration with McGill University in Canada. She obtained her master’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Belgrade and applied her expertise in the field of nutrition and supplements to global health issues at the Institute of Medical Research. She worked on large-scale international projects (EuroFIR, BaseFood and ODIN-VIT D) dedicated to improving health via nutrition research. As a part of her postdoctoral experience, she has worked at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and for Osteoporosis Canada on updating Canadian Osteoporosis Clinical Guidelines. Dr Djekic-Ivankovic has a privilege to serve as a researcher and lecturer at McGill University, School of Population and Global Health as well as at Canadian COVID 19 Immunity Task Force. Her expertise in maternal and child health nutrition led to the advancement of several new therapeutics and food supplements. Her passion is translational research and education for disease prevention, health promotion and protection.

Milos Raonic, Performance advisor

is a Canadian professional tennis player. He has been ranked as high as world No. 3 in singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), which he first achieved on November 21, 2016, making him the highest-ranked Canadian player in history. Raonic is the first Canadian man in the Open Era to reach the Wimbledon final, the Australian Open semifinals, and the French Open quarterfinals. He has won eight ATP Tour titles. Raonic is frequently described as having one of the best serves among his contemporaries.[9][10][11][12] Statistically, Raonic is one of the best servers in the Open Era, winning 91% of service games to rank third of all time. Aided by his serve, he plays an all-court style with an emphasis on short points. All his singles titles have been won on hardcourts. His overall winning percentage of 68% is one of the highest among currently active players.

Dejan Ilic PhD, Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Performance Analyst

Dejan “Dan” Ilic PhD. holds a doctorate in Human Movement from the University of Belgrade. He has coached football and tennis teams like FC Moskva, FC Partizan, FC Hércules, FC Real Valladolid, FC Valencia, FC Changchun Yatai, and FC Neftchi Baku, contributing to numerous victories. Dan also played a pivotal role in the Serbian National Olympic Football Team at the Beijing Olympic Games. As a pioneer in physical conditioning, he founded the National Certification Program for football coaches and the European Physical Conditioning Association. His research emphasizes the potential of the gut-brain axis to enhance athletes' capabilities. As an advisor to VANA Health, Dan is confident in its potential to revolutionize sports health.