Professor Michael Crawford

Professor Michael A. Crawford’s legacy is one intricately woven with the threads of nutrition, brain health, and groundbreaking research. Born in London, his academic journey culminated in a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of London.

Central to his impact is his groundbreaking research on the significance of omega-3 fatty acids in brain development and function. His “Aquatic Ape Hypothesis” challenged conventional thinking, suggesting that seafood consumption played a pivotal role in human brain evolution.

His career includes pivotal roles such as a Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Kansas Medical Center and a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition at the University of London. His work has led to heightened awareness of the brain-nutrition connection, influencing health and dietary considerations on a global scale.

Professor Michael Crawford’s legacy is one of scientific innovation, intellectual courage, and the enduring quest to unravel the intricate connections between nutrition and cognitive well-being.