Brendan Swan, PhD (Genetics)


Brendan has a PhD from University of Auckland.

Brendan developed a method for identifying mutations that cause neuro-developmental disorders and investigated the cause of the mutations and how these disorders arise. To Brendan, SelfDecode represents the future of health and wellbeing, providing personalized information about an individual’s genetic variations and a place to learn about how to align lifestyles with genetic makeup in order to have longer, healthier, and happier lives.
Favorite biohacks: fasting, meditation, cold showers, standing desk, white noise in the evenings, outdoor exercise, yoga, modafinil
Role: SelfDecode & SelfHacked writer

Articles by Brendan Swan, PhD (Genetics)

Basics of Genetics & How Your SNPs Affect Your Health

In this SelfDecode community webinar by our geneticist, Dr. Brendan Swan, PhD, we covered topics such as the definitions of genes, SNPs, gene expression,...