Dr Shirley Telles
Dr Shirley Telles, M.B.B.S., M. Phil., Ph.D.
Dr. Shirley Telles is the world’s most prominent Yoga researcher. She has published 108 articles in international journals. She also has written 4 books and 15 chapters in books. Shirley is a highly sought after speaker at national and international conferences. She is a reviewer for 16 international and 4 Indian national journals.
Shirley is the Director of Research at Patanjali Yogpeeth, Hardwar, India, and Head, Indian Council of Medical Research Center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology at Bangalore, a federal research centre of excellence.
She has a PhD in Neurophysiology and a medical degree and has been the recipient of many awards, including from the John Templeton Foundation USA, for an essay on “Neurophysiology of Mental Emancipation” and a Fulbright Fellowship to study "Functional magnetic resonance imaging in meditators" at the Dept. of Radiology, University of Florida.