Norbert Myslinski, PhD, Neuroscience Education

HeadshotInterests: International Neuroscience Programs, Consciousness, Memory, Aging, Addictions, Vision, Hearing, Taste, Smell, Emotions


BS  Canisius College
PhD   University of Illinois
CE  Harvard University
CE  Johns Hopkins University


Tufts University  Boston, United States
Bristol University  Bristol, England
Stevenson University Baltimore, United States
U of Maryland Dental School Baltimore, United States
U of Maryland Nursing School  Baltimore, United States


President Maryland Chapter/Soc. for Neuroscience
Board Chair  International Brain Bee Foundation
Board Member  Maryland Soc. For Medical Research 
Representative  Maryland Higher Education Commission

Collaborator Institutions:

International Brain Research Organization
Federation of European Neuroscience Societies
American Psychological Association
Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
Society for Neuroscience
International Society for Neurochemistry
Canadian Neuroscience Society
World Congress of Neurology
World Congress of Psychology
Alzheimer's Association


Book Chapters16
Articles: J of Physiology, Brain Research, Life Sciences, Cerebrum, The World and I, J of Oral Rehab, J of Pharmacology, Neurochemical Research, Neuroscience Letters, Neuropeptides, J of Dental Education, Neuroscience Letters, J of Prosthetic Dentistry, J of Pain Management, Topics in Geriatric Rehab, J of Neuroscience Methods, eNeuro. 50
Reviews  10
Abstracts 110
Editorships 4


Number of Grants and Awards Funded as PI or co-PI 34
Sources of Research and Educational Grants and Awards NIH, Upjohn, Syntex, Wyeth-Ayerst, IBRO, MHEC, SfN, Sajik, International Neurochemistry Society,
Society for Neuroscience
Am Psychological Assoc
DANA Foundation
Alzheimer's Association
International Brain Res Asso
Federation of European Neuroscience Societies


Gifts and grants for the International Brain Bee World Wide >$750,000 


Baltimore Pain Model (an objective mathematical measurement of muscle pain using EMG) Co-Creator
HS Biomedical Research Program (20 Years) Founder
International Brain Bee (24 Years)(25,000 annual competitors from 50 countries in 6 continents)(Non-Profit Foundation)  Founder
International Youth Neuroscience Association (6 Years)(560 registered chapters and 8000 members representing 125 countries)(Non-Profit Foundation)  Founder
IYNA Neuroscience Journal  Founder

 Teaching Credits:

Medical/Dental/Nursing/Psychology Professional Courses 23 Courses
Graduate/Post-Graduate Courses 23 Courses
Thesis Direction or Thesis Committee 23 Students
Course Director 13 Courses

Invited Presentations:

State Professional Meetings: 20
National/International Meetings: 32
Professional Institutions 50


Grant Review Committees
Journal Review Committees 12
State/Committees 10
National/International Committees 19

Media Appearances:

National and Local Radio 26 
Television 15 
Program Web Sites ~50
Citations on web sites, TV, radio, and Print ~700

Honors and Awards: 42 (Samples below)

Science Educator of the Year Society for Neuroscience
Alumni of the Year Awards Canisius College / St. Mary’s
Founder’s Day Award University of Maryland
Citation Maryland General Assembly 
Faculty Award for Excellence in Public Service Highest Honor of the University of Maryland Board of Regents

Community Service: 24 (Samples below)

Neuroscience Teachers Workshop American Red Cross
American Heart Association HEARTS Program
Maryland Academy of Science Special Olympics
High School Neuroscience Forum Ingenuity Project

Program Administration: 64 (Samples below)

DDS/PhD Combined Degree Program Chairman
Committee to Evaluate Deans Chairman
Physiology Graduate Committee Chairman
Faculty Search Committee Chairman
UMB/UMBC Gerontology Doctoral Program DS Rep
Task Force on Aging DS Rep
Community Addictions Nursing Project DS Rep
UMB Faculty Senate DS Rep
UMB Substance Abuse Committee DS Rep 
Dental Admissions Committee Member
Dental Advancement Committee Member
Dental Judicial Committee Member
Dental Faculty Council Member
Dental Hygiene Education Committee Member