Dr. Vinod is a Research Officer in the Collaborative Centre of the Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) at NIMHANS. He is an Ayurvedic physician and a post graduate in Yoga & Rehabilitation from SVYASA University, Bengaluru. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. at NIMHANS in the area of self-refelection and role of Yoga in patients with Schizophrenia.