Dr Julieta Galante is an NIHR Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. In addition to her background as a qualified medical doctor, she has conducted randomised trials and systematic reviews in public and mental health, worked on economic evaluations, and analysed data from large population-based cohorts. Julieta has established research interests in preventative medicine and the effects of lifestyle on health. Her main focus has been studying the effects of meditation on mental health, which was the theme of her PhD at Cardiff University. She led the evaluation of a pilot scheme to provide mindfulness courses to students at the University of Cambridge (the Mindful Student Study), and is working on a two-part collaborative review and analysis of mindfulness-based programmes for mental health promotion.