Dr. Majid Fotuhi

Learn More About Dr. Fotuhi's Extensive Clinical Work, Research, and Books

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Majid Fotuhi MD PhD

Kind Doctor, Dynamic Speaker, Thorough Scientist

Dr. Fotuhi received his doctorate degree in neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University in 1987 and his Medical Degree from Harvard Medical School in 1992. Through his 30 years of teaching, clinical work, and neuroscience research, Dr. Fotuhi has developed a multidisciplinary program for enhancing brain vitality and cognitive capacity at any age. He is now one of the foremost authorities in the field of memory loss, concussion, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Fotuhi has published his research findings in more than 20 peer-reviewed scientific journals and in his three books, including the recently released Boost Your Brain, the New Art and Science Behind Enhanced Brain Performance. He has given lectures at academic centers and large organizations in more than 40 countries around the world. He enjoys educating the public about the new discoveries in the field of neuroscience and has been interviewed by all the major networks in US.

Dr. Fotuhi serves as an affiliate staff at Johns Hopkins Medicine and gives lectures for students both at Johns Hopkins and at Harvard Medical School.


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – Doctorate in Neuroscience (1987 – 1992)

Harvard Medical School – Doctor of Medicine (1992 – 1997)

Johns Hopkins Hospital – Internship in Medicine (1997 – 1998)

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – Neurology Residency (1998 – 2002)

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – Clinical Neurophysiology (2002 – 2003)


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Boost Your Brain

The New Art and Science Behind Enhanced Brain Performance

Based on cutting-edge science, Boost Your Brain is internationally recognized neurologist Majid Fotuhi’s complete program for increasing brain size and enhancing brain function, including memory, creativity, comprehension, and concentration.

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The New York Times Crosswords to Keep Your Brain Young

Will Shortz has paired up with a top neuroscientist, Dr. Majid Fotuhi, who provides introductions to each chapter and additional insight into brain health as well as facts and tips to keep your mind sharp!

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The Memory Cure

How To Protect Your Brain Against Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s Disease

Filled with tests, questionnaires, and real-life profiles, The Memory Cure offers readers specific ways to reduce their risk and increase mental agility, while providing them with an accessible and comprehensive book on the workings of the aging brain.


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Publications & Research


Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease


Nature Reviews Neurology