Tommy Wood, PhD, MD
Senior Fellow at University of Washington; Chief Scientific Officer at Nourish Balance Thrive
Tommy Wood received a bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences and Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge before studying medicine at the University of Oxford. He worked as a a junior doctor in central London for two years after medical school, and then moved to Norway to complete a Ph.D. in physiology and neuroscience at the University of Oslo.
Tommy is presently a Senior Fellow in the Pediatrics Department at the University of Washington, and Chief Scientific Officer of Nourish Balance Thrive, an online-based company using advanced biochemical testing to optimize performance in athletes.
Tommy’s academic work focuses on neonatal brain injury, and in the years to come he plans to study how to manipulate diet to minimize the negative effects of such injury.