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    Curriculum vitae


    Name:                         Márk Molnár, M.D., DSc

    Date of birth:              August 19, 1949

    Place of birth:             Pécs, Hungary


    Current Institutional Affiliation:

    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, Research Centre of Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary




    1967-1973      University Medical Schools of

    Pécs and Debrecen, Hungary

    1973:               Medical Doctor (MD) Diploma



    1977    Board Certification in Neurology

    1997    Certification in Electroencephalography

    1998    Habilitation (Psychophysiology)


    Research and Academic Positions:

    1973-76          Department of Neurology, University Medical School, Pécs, Hungary

    1976-               Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS), Budapest

    1991-               Head of the Research Group of Psychophysiology, Institute of

    Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, HAS

    2010-2012      Deputy Director, Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, HAS

    2012-              Scientific Advisor, Head of the Research Group of Psychophysiology, ICNP, HAS

    2016-            Emeritus prof., Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, Reserach Centre for Natural Sciences, HAS

    Clinical Position: Head of the  Laboratory of Clinical Electroencephalography in the St. Rókus Hospital, Budapest (1988-2016)

    University Position: Emeritus Professor, Institute of Psychology,  Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, Hungary


    Publications   Number of publications: 91, H-index: 21, independent citations:1337

    Cumulative impact factor: 132.17

    Academic qualifications

            1989 PhD (medical sciences)

    2001 DSc (medical sciences)

     Scholarship: 1999-2002 Széchenyi Professor Fellowship

     Honors and Awards

    1973 Weszprémi Award for Research carried out as medical student

    1980 Special Award for Young Scientists by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

    2000 Award for Medical Work of Excellence (St. Rókus Hospital)

    2015 Pro Facultate award (ELTE)

    2017 Pro Universitate award (ELTE)


    Study trips: 1980-81, 1985 and 1989-91 Department of Neurology, Neurophysiology Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA. Research topics: Ion-mechanisms of brain event- related potentials; electrophysiological analysis of the mechanisms of the effect of stressors by polygraphic methods; application of chaos-theory in the analysis of brain electrical activity (epilepsy, sleep disorders, event-related potentials)


    Society Memberships: European Society of Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (founding member), Hungarian Physiological Society (Member of Board of Delegates), Hungarian Society for Neuroscience, Hungarian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, Hungarian Society of Psychology


    Member of the Bolyai Fellowship Award Committee (Budapest); the Psychological Scientific Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences



    Educational activity


    Courses taught: BA (psychophysiology), MA and PhD courses in the Institute of Psychology, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest


    Research topics

    Fields of Research:

    Investigation of the mechanisms of sensory information processing by the analysis of the spontaneous and evoked electrical activity of the brain in healthy individuals, in normal aging,  and in various neuropsychiatric disorders (”minimal cognitive deficit”, early Alzheimer’s disease). Application of the mathematical tools of nonlinear dynamics and graph-theory to the analysis of the electroencephalogram and event-related potentials.


    List of publications

    List of publications