Tony Nader, MD, PhD, is a medical doctor trained at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD in neuroscience). He is a globally recognized expert in the science of consciousness and human development.

Dr. Nader leads the global teaching of Transcendental Meditation® and related programs by 120 nonprofit organizations around the world. More than 10 million people have learned the TM® technique and more than 400 peer-reviewed studies have been published on the health, wellness, and performance-improving benefits of TM practice.

With his expertise in Vedic knowledge and Maharishi AyurVeda gained from years of working with the founder of the TM programs, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Dr. Nader has written five books on the ancient and modern science of consciousness. His most recent book, One Unbounded Ocean of Consciousness (Penguin Random House, 2021), examines what scientists call the “hard problem” of what consciousness is, in terms of human physiology, quantum mechanics, and Vedic Science. His writings address the relationship between mind and body, consciousness, and physiology.

As an expert in consciousness from both modern and ancient scientific perspectives, Dr. Nader has been the keynote speaker at professional conferences, universities, and institutions of government, including British Parliament’s House of Commons on introducing yoga and meditation in the National Health Service; Stanford University for a series on “Hacking Consciousness”; the All India Ayurvedic Congress; and a recent conference on consciousness-based leadership co-sponsored by the International Academy of Management. He has also spoken at top corporations, such as Google, Cartier, Pacific Life, and Merrill Lynch.

A French citizen born and raised in Lebanon, Dr. Nader speaks French, English, Arabic, German, and Russian.

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