Dr. David Vago is Research Associate Professor and Director of the Contemplative Neuroscience and Mind-Body (CNMB) Research Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at Vanderbilt University. He is core training faculty for the Vanderbilt Brain Institute and Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology, and Inflammation. He is also a research associate in the Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He has completed post-doctoral fellowships in Biological and Social Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatric Neuroimaging, and Mind and Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Weill Cornell Medical School, and University of Utah School of Medicine. He has previously held the position of Research Director at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt and Senior Research Coordinator for the Mind & Life Institute. He is a Mind & Life Fellow.  

This profile was last updated on October 20, 2020

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2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 1 – Can We Measure Mental Balance? Scientific and Contemplative Perspectives On Equanimity

Gaelle Desbordes, Dusana Dorjee, Elizabeth A. Hoge, Catherine Kerr, Sara Lazar, Andrew Olendzki, David Vago

Topics: Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom | Mindfulness

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 1 – Yoga’s Self-Regulatory Functions in Promoting Psychological Health: A Proposed Model

Jessica Noggle-Taylor, Crystal Park, David Vago, Angela Wilson

Topics: Body-based Practices | Brain & Cognitive Science

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 3 – Looking Back to Move Forward: Exploring Shortand Long-Term (20-year) Impacts of Early Exposure (Elementary School) to Mindful-Based Learning (MBL)

Julianne Cheek, Jon Kabat-Zinn, David Lipschitz, Yoshio Nakamura, David Vago

Topics: Education | Mindfulness

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