Dr Praveen is working as a Post Doctoral Fellow in the  Y-SCAN (‘Yoga for Schizophrenia-A Comprehensive Assessment of Neuroplasticity’) project funded by Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance. He has completed his MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) from Belagavi Institute of Medical Sciences, Belagavi and his MD from National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru. He also worked as  Non-PG Junior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS. His research interests include  OCD, Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, Addiction Medicine, Family Therapy, Yoga & Mental Health and Nutritional Psychiatry