Dr. Holger Cramer is Research Director at the Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. He also holds a fellowship from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, and is president-elect of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research. His research focus is the utilization, efficacy and safety of mind-body interventions. Dr. Cramer has published more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles and is section editor for clinical research at BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. He is a clinical psychologist, medical scientist and state licensed naturopath, and completed training in mind-body medicine. He holds a PhD in medical science and a DSc (hc) in yoga.