Nina Mikirova, PhD

Director of Research, Riordan Clinic

Nina Mikirova, PhD is the Director of Research at the Riordan Clinic and graduated from Moscow State University in Russia with a PhD in physics and mathematics. After 15 years as the senior researcher and chief engineer-designer at the Institute of Bio-Medical Problems in Russia, she joined the Riordan Clinic in 1997. Dr. Mikirova has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals including more than 40 in the area of nutrients as biological response modifiers and 50 articles in the area of bio-medical aspects of solar radiation. Her areas of research focus include: effect of high dosage intravenous vitamin C on inflammation, cytokines, angiogenesis and viral infection; potential of using high dose IVC alone or as the adjuvant therapy to treat cancer; effects of nutrients on levels of progenitor and stem cells in circulation; energy metabolism and functioning of mitochondria in cancer and normal cells; effects of micronutrient supplementation on inflammation and cardiovascular risk factors.

She is a 2014 recipient of the Riordan Clinic’s Pearl Maker award, which recognizes individuals for their actions to further the mission of stimulating an epidemic of health, worldwide.