Recognized as a leading scientific expert on the Shroud of Turin, Dr. Andrew Silverman is a medical doctor with a background in physics. For over thirty years, he has been conducting research on the mind-matter continuum, near-death experiences, and the Shroud. He has presented his findings in peer-reviewed scientific papers and at international scientific conferences. He was one of three panelists for the discussion on the nature of consciousness at the 33rd annual conference of the Society for Scientific Exploration. He lives in Buckinghamshire, England.