About CortControl. Specialty Supplements.

About Us

CortControl Creates Specialty Nutraceuticals

About us. Our patented, FDA-approved formulas are specifically formulated to support specific applications related to immune function. These integrative natural technologies provide a healthy, noninvasive, safe, and cost-effective way to augment and support various health concerns.

Innovative Specialty Supplements

CortControl is dedicated to formulating innovative specialty supplements that address global immune-related health conditions. Our technologies are based on over 30 years of research by our sister company, Ramaekers Nutrition, and include the most advanced combinations of bio-actives for enhancing immune health available on the market today without a prescription.

Extensive Scientific Research

With extensive scientific research and a business resume, CortControl brings experience and expertise to our operations.

Meet the Team

Dr. Joseph C. Ramaekers

Dr. Joseph C. Ramaekers, D.V.M.

Dr. Joseph C. Ramaekers, D.V.M.

Founder & Chairman of CortControl

Santa Cruz, California
Phone: 831-476-5050
Fax: 831-476-5685


A doctor of veterinary medicine, Dr. Ramaekers has been an active small- and large-veterinarian and nutritionist. He has spent much of his more than 50-year career dedicated to research in leading-edge nutritional approaches to animal health and the transference of those highly successful results to humans. Over the past 20 years, he has specialized in complementary medicine, focusing on immune modulation and developing proprietary formulas to fight disease.

Ramaekers Nutrition

Dr. Ramaekers is also the Founder and CEO of Ramaekers Nutrition, a forerunner in veterinary nutrition and immune enhancement. Ramaekers Nutrition formulates and manufactures a full line of veterinary nutrition products for animal health management, featuring customized proprietary formulas for all species, including canine, feline, equine, bovine, porcine, caprine, and avian.

Certified Organic Farmer

A certified organic farmer for more than 25 years, Dr. Ramaekers has two organic farms dedicated to environmentally friendly production practices: Aptos Farm in California, which grows kiwi, one of the most nutrient-dense fruits on the globe, and a Nebraska farm, which produces organic crops, including blue corn used in the production of corn chips.

His research work takes Dr. Ramaekers worldwide, and he serves as a frequent international consultant on animal nutrition.


Medical Foods, Nutrition, Immune Enhancement, Organic Farming, Veterinary Nutrition, Veterinary Medicine, Animal Nutrition, Immune System, and Immune Modulation

Dr. Jack Menear Ph.D. Chief Scientist and Patent Strategist.

Dr. Jack Menear, Ph.D

Jack Menear, Ph.D

Chief Scientist and Patent Strategist

Dr. Menear is an analytical scientist with a Ph.D. in Physical/Analytical Chemistry and extensive skills and experience that extend into marketing, sales, and patent law.


Before his tenure at CortControl, Dr. Menear pioneered analytical methods and instrumentation that continue to shape the industry. His contributions are still used today at renowned companies such as JT Baker Chemical, Dionex, Pacific Scientific, Tencor, and Ion Systems. His marketing and sales responsibilities included commercial development, product management, development of a market research department, and sales region management.

Specialty Expertise

He founded Jack Menear Associates 25 years ago to help companies that needed specialty expertise in particle contamination. Jack Menear Associates has worked with more than 100 companies, leveraging its expertise in statistics to solve contamination issues and certify equipment.

Dr. Menear received his Patent Agent License (55453) from the United States Patent Office in 2004.


Analytical Science, Patent Law, Medical Foods, Product Management, Market Research, Marketing and Sales, Business Development, and Commercial Development

Scientific Support

We talked with doctors of veterinary medicine who have worked with Glutrasol derivatives in their animal practices, and here is what they had to say.

Dr. Steven Slagle D.V.M. Scientific support.

Steven J. Slagle, DVM

La Grande, Oregon

Dr. Slagle graduated from the University of California School of Veterinary Medicine in 1968. In Granite Bay, California, he had an extensive animal practice, predominately equine.

In 2013, he moved to his ranch in La Grande, Oregon, where he raises full-blood Wagyu cattle. Since 1999, he has focused on the effects of immune modulation to improve the number of successes in his practice.

He spends his days educating and consulting veterinarians, producers, and growers. He enjoys sharing the advantages of using the immune system to improve the health of their patients, livestock, and bottom line.
Dr. Bill Burlingame D.V.M. Scientific support.

Bill Burlingame, DVM

Stanwood, Washington

Dr. Bill Burlingame graduated from Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1977. After graduation, he worked for two years in a central hospital/emergency/referral center in Akron, Ohio.

After moving to the Pacific Northwest in 1979, he opened the Quil Ceda Veterinary Hospital in 1980, where he practiced canine and feline medicine and surgery until selling the practice in 2005.

Dr. Burlingame currently works part-time in the same practice. His current practice interests focus on nutritional medicine, the Plechner Syndrome, Erchonia Laser Therapy, and Natural Immunotherapy. Ramaekers’s Nutrition immune formulas have been essential in his patient care protocols since 2001.
Dr. Bob McClung, D.V.M. Scientific support.

Bob McClung, DVM

Tiffin, Ohio

Dr. Bob McClung graduated from The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1976 and has been in mixed-animal practice. He’s a second-generation veterinarian whose father started the practice in 1950. It has since become an AAHA-accredited small animal practice while continuing to provide cutting-edge service for farm animals.

Immunotherapy has astounding results for livestock health, performance, and reproduction. He has been using Ramaekers Nutrition immune modulator formulas for more than twenty-five years in practice for both large- and small-animal patients and on his own show sheep and feedlot cattle.

Dr. McClung has lectured on natural immunotherapy at numerous producers’ meetings in Ohio, Minnesota’s State Cattlemen’s Annual, and Tyson’s Cattle Meeting in Indiana. He is currently consulting with Dairy Calf Raisers from several Midwestern states.

Dr. McClung also proudly uses immunotherapy for integrative cancer care for small-animal and equine patients. Immunotherapy is a terrific tool to help set the wellness bar much higher in all species.
Transfer Factor Ultra. Mushroom Extract. Proprietary Blend. Immune Enhancement through Cytokine Balance.

Transfer Factor Ultra

Transfer Factor Ultra ingredients are formulated at therapeutic levels for severe illness or as prevention for significant health challenges. This dietary supplement offers 20x the efficacy per serving against top competitors. As with any supplement, it is advisable to seek advice from your healthcare professional to ensure it suits you.

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Immune Enhancement Dietary Supplement. Glutrasol™ offers humans therapeutic levels of transfer factors, glucans, prebiotics and probiotics, vitamins, and minerals, and has a rich vanilla flavor.

Glutrasol Dietary Supplement

Glutrasol offers therapeutic levels of transfer factors, glucans, prebiotics and probiotics, vitamins, and minerals and has a rich vanilla flavor.

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