Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and five-time New York Times bestselling author. He
serves on the Board of Directors and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.
Dr. Perlmutter received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he
was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award. He serves as a member of the Editorial
Board for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and has published extensively in peer-reviewed scientific
journals including Archives of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and The Journal of Applied Nutrition. In
addition, he is a frequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by institutions such as the World Bank and
IMF, Columbia University, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Harvard University and serves
as an Associate Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Dr. Perlmutter’s books have been published in 32 languages and include the #1 New York Times
bestseller Grain Brain, The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar, with over 1 million
copies in print. Other New York Times bestsellers include Brain Maker, The Grain Brain
Cookbook, The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan, and Brain Wash, co-written with Austin Perlmutter,
M.D. He is the editor of The Microbiome and the Brain authored by top experts in the field and
published in December 2019 by CRC Press.