Biohacking Your Brain With Precision Medicine, Genomics, Psychedelics, Advanced Nutritional Strategies & Much More!


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By Ben Greenfield. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps. Dr. Matt Dawson and Dr. Mike Mallin are the head honcho docs at , with locations in Versailles, KY and Bend, OR. I first interviewed these guys in the episode " then again in "", and in this episode, they're back to talk all things brain optimization, brain biohacking and a medical-based precision genomics approach to upgrading the brain. Dr. Matt Dawson is a precision medicine physician in Lexington, KY, co-host of the and has been obsessed with performance optimization as long as he can remember. He received scholarships to play two sports in college even with “minimal talent” because of his voracious reading and implementation of any fitness or nutritional techniques that would give him an edge. Dr. Dawson continued that obsession in medical school, and as a physician, he has won national awards for education, innovation, and leadership. He has lectured in over 20 countries and trained thousands of other physicians through live lectures, online education, two textbooks, and an educational app. Dr. Dawson combines his training in genomics and functional medicine to give personalized, precise medical guidance. His obsession with performance optimization has morphed from, initially athletic, to now mental performance and longevity. Whether it's a professional athlete or a grandparent optimizing their mental clarity and mobility to keep up with their grandkids, Dr. Dawson is passionate about helping everyone perform at their absolute peak. Dr. Mike Mallin is a physician in Bend, OR who is obsessed with health performance and precision medicine and is co-founder of the . He completed medical school in South Carolina and trained in Emergency Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT where he competed in several ultramarathons and found his love for the mountains and performance. Mike currently practices in Bend, OR and Lexington, KY in his precision medicine clinics. He is also co-founder of the , an educational podcast that has taught thousands of physicians all over the world how to use ultrasound. In this podcast, we discuss the . During our discussion, you'll discover: -Matt and Mark's work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic...10:30 -Tests that determine cognitive function...19:10 -The link between immune function and the brain...39:00 -Recommended brain optimization modalities and strategies...43:30 -How to and how not to use plant medicines for cognitive function and brain health...57:15 -Peptides, ketamine, synthetic substitutes for plant medicines...1:04:20 -About the event being held at the Kentucky Castle this September...1:06:00 -And much more!

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