David Perlmutter, M.D. is a Naples, Florida, based American physician, author, and scholar. He is the president of the Perlmutter Health Center. He wrote the New York Times bestselling book Grain Brain, released September, 2013. The book addresses nutritional and lifestyle influences and their impact on neurological disorders, such as Dementia. Perlmutter serves as a medical advisor for The Dr. Oz Show, and lectures at symposia sponsored by such medical institutions as Harvard University, the University of Arizona, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Columbia University. His contributions to medical literature include publications appearing in the Journal of Neurosurgery, the Southern Medical Journal, Journal of Applied Nutrition, and Archives of Neurology. Perlmutter has received awards for his approaches to neurological disorders including the 2002 Linus Pauling Award, 2006 National Nutritional Foods Association Clinician of the Year Award, and 2010 Humanitarian of the Year award from the American College of Nutrition. His title The Grain Brain Cookbook: More then 150 Life Changing Gluten-free Recipes to Transform Your Health made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2014.