Dr. Robert Krikorian is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience and Director of the Cognitive Aging Program at the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center. He earned BA and MA degrees in Philosophy from Boston University, MA and PhD degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Cincinnati and completed a fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology in the departments of neurology and neurosurgery.
He chief interest is the influence of health conditions on cognitive decline with aging and risk for Alzheimer’s disease. He directs a clinical program within the Department of Psychiatry that provides neurocognitive diagnostic services and lifestyle coaching and a research program investigating nutritional interventions to forestall cognitive aging and progression of neurodegeneration. His current research involves investigations of the effects of berry fruit supplementation and nutritional ketosis on cognitive function and metabolism in middle-aged individuals with increased risk for late-life dementia. Funding for his research has come from the NIH, from philanthropy, and from foundation and industry sources.