Amit N. Anand, MD is a faculty member in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He received his Bachelor in Medicine, Bachelor in Surgery (M.B.B.S.) Degree from Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital in Bombay, India. Dr. Anand’s current research project is titled “Integrated Yoga / Meditation-Based Therapy for Complex Sleep Apnea” for which he received funding from the Osher Pilot Research Grant Award. Dr. Anand performed previous research, from 1997-2005, as a co-investigator assessing the Cardiovascular Consequences of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, focused on the effects of intermittent and sustained hypoxia on autonomic tone and peripheral vascular control of blood pressure. He was also a co-investigator on a research project assessing the role of inducible nitric oxide synthase in regulation of the immune response by rat lung macrophages from 1996-1997. Dr. Anand has co-authored numerous publications and chapters.