Research Faculty

Manjunath Sharma, BNYS, PhD, DSc.

Faculty and Research Director, VaYU
Yoga and Non-Communicable Diseases

Michelle L. Dossett, MD, PhD, MPH

Faculty, UC Davis
Mind & Body Medicine

Lorenzo Cohen, PhD

Dist. Prof. in Clinical Cancer Prevention
U Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Yoga & Cancer

Richard Fletcher, PhD

Faculty
MIT D-Lab & UMass Medical
Yoga, IOT & Wearables

Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD

Faculty, Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Yoga & Mental Health

Helen Lavretsky, MD

Professor
UCLA
Breath & COVID-19

Anurag Mairal, PhD, MBA

Director, Global Outreach Programs
Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign
Yoga & Global Health

Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH

Harvard Medical School
Mind Body Educational Interventions

Indranill Basu Ray, MD, DNB

Cardiologist, MIT LinQ
Amer. Assoc. of Yoga & Meditation
Yoga, Meditation & Cardiology

Srinivasa Reddy, PhD

Faculty
UCLA
Yoga & Biomolecular Research

Dilip Sarkar, MD, D.Litt

Faculty, VaYU
Retired Vascular Surgeon
Yoga & Cardiology

Murali Venkatrao, PhD

VP of Infra. &
Curriculum Development,
VaYU
Yoga, AI & Diabetes

Teaching Faculty

Nagendra HR

Professor and Board Chair, VaYU

Ramachandra Bhat, PhD, D.Litt.

Professor, VaYU

Nidhi Chaudhary, PhD

Associate Professor, VaYU

Padmashree Gudapati, MSc

Assistant Professor, VaYU

B. N. Hebbar, PhD, DD, D.Litt.

Professor, VaYU

Judu V. Ilavarasu, PhD

Associate Professor, VaYU

Vijaya Kavuri, PhD

Assistant Professor, VaYU

Dhanada Kulkarni, BAMS, LMT, BA.

Assistant Professor, VaYU

Karuna Nagarajan, MBA, MSc, PhD

Professor, VaYU

Nagarathna R, MD, DSc.

Professor, VaYU

Nibedita KS, BNYS

Assistant Professor, VaYU

Balram Pradhan, PhD

Professor, VaYU

Raghuram NV, BE

Professor, VaYU

Ashlesha Raut, BAMS, MD

Professor, VaYU

Apar Avinash Saoji, BNYS, PhD

Associate Professor, VaYU

Amit Singh, BAMS, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, VaYU

Manjunath Sharma, BNYS, PhD, DSc.

Professor, VaYU

Sreekumar TS, PhD

Associate Professor, VaYU

Sridhar MK, PhD

Professor, VaYU