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

A Harvard- and Johns Hopkins-trained neurologist and neuroscientist, Dr. Fotuhi is one of the foremost authorities in the field of memory, concussion, ADHD, Alzheimer’s disease, and brain vitality in older adults. Through his 25 years of teaching, clinical work, and neuroscience research experience, Dr. Fotuhi developed a multidisciplinary approach to treating brain function disorders. In addition to treating patients in his current role as medical director of NeuroGrow Brain Fitness Center, Dr. Fotuhi conducts clinical research, writes books, and gives public lectures about brain health, prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, and expanding brain capacity.

In addition to his published research, Dr. Fotuhi is the author of three books, including the recently released Boost Your Brain, the New Art and Science Behind Enhanced Brain Performance. He serves as an affiliate staff member at Johns Hopkins Medicine, and a lecturer 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