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AIIMS Bhopal and BrainTap Researchers Honored at ISSN International Research Awards 2023

Ancient traditions meets modern technology.

The team won the "International Best Researcher Award" for a paper on kapalbhati pranayama's effects in neuroscience using BrainTap's NeuralChek Technology.

    NEW BERN, NC, November 08, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- BrainTap, a pioneering neuroscience research institute, is elated to announce that a team of its esteemed researchers with AIIMS in Bhopal has been recognized with the "INTERNATIONAL BEST RESEARCHER AWARD" at the prestigious ISSN International Research Awards 2023. The accolade, which was formally bestowed in a ceremony on May 7th, 2023, at Grandeur Hall, Breeze Residency, celebrates the cutting-edge research conducted by the AIIMS Bhopal team into the neurological and autonomic responses to kapalbhati pranayama in yoga practitioners.

Varun Malhotra, Danish Javed, Santosh Wakode, Rajay Bharshankar, Neha Soni, and Patrick K. Porter, the recipients of this international distinction, have delivered remarkable insights into the intersection of neurology and traditional yogic practices through their study, "Study of immediate neurological and autonomic changes during kapalbhati pranayama in yoga practitioners."

Their research paper has earned them the "INTERNATIONAL BEST RESEARCHER AWARD" for its outstanding contribution to the field of neuroscience, highlighting the immediate physiological effects induced by the yogic technique known as kapalbhati pranayama. This breathing method, traditionally utilized in yogic practices, has been observed to instigate significant shifts in the autonomic nervous system, suggesting potential applications in improving overall health and well-being.

BrainTap's dedication to exploring the frontiers of neuroscience with an integrative approach aligns seamlessly with the ethos of the ISSN International Research Awards, which aims to recognize and foster scientific innovation and collaboration across the globe.

"We are deeply honored by this recognition from the prestigious ISSN International Research Awards," said BrainTap's Co-CEO, Jonathan Block. "This award underscores our commitment to not only understanding the brain's complex workings but also exploring how ancient practices can intersect with modern science to benefit human health," said Jonathan Block from BrainTap, Co-CEO. The award ceremony was an assembly of some of the world's most inquisitive and pioneering minds, where the researchers received their awards amidst a gathering of peers, thought leaders, and innovators.

The award ceremony promises was an assembly of some of the world's most inquisitive and pioneering minds, where the researchers received their awards amidst a gathering of peers, thought leaders, and innovators.

BrainTap extends its gratitude to the ISSN International Science & Technology Awards and the World Research Council for this honor and congratulates its researchers for their relentless pursuit of knowledge that contributes to the betterment of humanity.

For more information on the award-winning research and BrainTap's innovative approaches to neuroscience, please visit or contact Dr. Francisco Cidral, Science Officer 302-721-6677.

BrainTap is at the forefront of neurological research, specializing in integrating traditional knowledge and scientific innovation to understand and harness the brain's full potential. Committed to advancing human cognitive health and well-being, BrainTap's collaborative and multidisciplinary research efforts are leading the way in neuroscience.

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