Benjamin Bikman, Ph.D

Benjamin Bikman, Ph.D

Benjamin Bikman, Ph.D

Associate Professor Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, BYU

About

Dr. Bikman’s research focus is to elucidate the molecular mechanisms that mediate the disruption that causes and accompanies metabolic disorders, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and dementia. Driven by his academic training (Ph.D. in Bioenergetics and postdoctoral fellowship with the Duke-National University of Singapore in metabolic disorders), he is currently exploring the contrasting roles of insulin and ketones as key drivers of metabolic function. He frequently publishes his research in peer-reviewed journals and presents at international science meetings.  He is the author of the book Why We Get Sick: The Hidden Epidemic at the Root Cause of most Chronic Disease – and How to Fight It.