Dr Tommy Wood
Tommy Wood is part of the research faculty at the University of Washington (UW) in the Department of Pediatrics. His research focuses on ways to increase resilience of, and treat injury of, the developing brain. He has a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, a medical degree from the University of Oxford, and a PhD in physiology and neuroscience from the University of Oslo. In addition to his role as a faculty at UW, he serves as President of Physicians for Ancestral Health, and is on the scientific advisory board of Hintsa Performance. Alongside his career in medicine and research, he has invested time in developing easily-accessible methods with which to track human health, performance, and longevity. He has published and spoken on multiple topics surrounding functional and ancestral approaches to health, including examining the root causes of multiple sclerosis and insulin resistance. He uses his experiences in coaching and competing in rowing, CrossFit, powerlifting, and ultra-endurance racing to inform his day-to-day interaction with clients looking to achieve long-term health and performance.
Tommy can be found at https://www.drragnar.com/
Sweden, linoleic acid and CVD: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4334131/
Swedish study SAT v PUFA and muffins: https://diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/content/63/7/2356
Brisk walking and hippocampal volume: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4425252/