A qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

The Brain Health Education and Research Institute’s mission is to change the way we address protection from, and treatment of, all forms brain injury. From proactively taking care of our brain health on an ongoing basis, to post-injury treatment, to recovery, BHERI is committed to being at the forefront of research and education. Omega-3 fatty acids, especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), are critical to brain health and are one of the principal building blocks of the brain. BHERI supports Continuing research on Omega-3′s (ALA, DHA & EPA) and their impact on brain health. To learn more about our Mission, please visit our Mission page.

Recent Articles and News

Breast milk is brain food

You are what you eat, the saying goes, and now a study conducted by researchers at UC Santa Barbara and the University of Pittsburgh suggests that the oft-repeated adage applies not just to physical health but to brain power as well. In a paper published in the early online edition of the journal Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and…

Omega-3 fish oil could reduce seizure frequency for epilepsy patients

Approximately 2.3 million adults and around 470,000 children in the US have epilepsy, a lifelong neurological condition characterized by recurrent seizures. Now, a new study claims epilepsy patients could reduce seizure frequency by consuming low doses of omega-3 fish oil every day. Read article here.

Radio: Dr. Lewis, Sunday at 10am (Sept 7th)

Hey Washington, DC, be sure to tune in Sunday, Sep 7, 10-11 am on 1500 AM, Federal News Radio (WFED): “Essentials of Healthy Living” Radio Show, Host: Dr. Kevin Passero Topic: The benefits of omega-3s for athletes including preventing injury and brain injury recovery Guest: Dr. Michael Lewis is the President of the Brain Health…

Billions of Dollars in Health Care Costs Could Be Saved Through Fish Oil Supplementation

Billions of dollars in health care costs could be saved if older Americans with heart disease took Omega 3 fish oil supplements, according to a new study. The report, conducted by global consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, estimates that nearly $4 billion in total costs through the year 2020 would be eliminated if all Americans…