Over the past 30+ years, research in the area of brain science and the effect of mindfulness has grown exponentially. Below are some links that might be useful for learning more about mindfulness, MBSR and research:
The Mindful Revolution
6 Scientifically Proven Benefits Of Mindfulness And Meditation
Nothing worked for my depression — until I tried meditation
Does Mindfulness Meditation Really Make You Kinder?
‘And breathe’: police try mindfulness to beat burnout
Easing Doctor Burnout With Mindfulness
Mindfulness Apps Aim To Help People Disconnect From Stress