Nerium Biotechnology is an international research and development company that specializes in the development of oleander-based products for the treatment of diseases and viral infections. The main product that Nerium Biotechnology manufactures is Anvirzel, which is used to treat certain forms of cancer.
Based in San Antonio, Texas, the biotechnology company offers a wide range of medical products, including products used to treat cancer, HIV, AIDS and hepatitis C. It also manufactures NeriumAD, a skin cream for age-defying treatments. As of May 2, 2014, the director of the company is Richard Boxer, the chairman is Dennis Ray Knocke and the chief financial officer is Joseph Benjamin Nester.
According to the Nerium Biotechnology website, the company offers solutions based on scientific research. The research that the company bases its products on is conducted at a variety of institutions, including MDACC, John Hopkins, Duke, LSU and ST&T. Its main products are manufactured based on the research of Dr. Robert Newman, whose work has led to the development of the Nerium oleander plant, from which the company derives a number of its products.
Nerium Biotechnology also claims to focus its research on efforts to be socially responsible, hence their continuous development of treatments, therapies and regimens for cancer patients.