Gregory F. Molnar, PhD

Molnar

Academic Title

Associate Professor

Education

Bachelor's of Science
Neuroscience
Brock University
Ontario, Canada

Master of Science
Neuroscience/ Neurophysiology/ Neuromodulation
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

PhD Degree
Clinical Neurophysiology/ Neuroscience/ Neuromodulation
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Contact Info

Email
gfmolnar@umn.edu

Phone
Office Phone Number
612-626-8068

Office Address
Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address
Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota
MMC 295, 420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

More Information

Bio Statement

Dr. Molnar brings to UMN his 20 years of experience as a medical device innovator and expertise in neuromodulation research and therapies. Greg provides leadership to the clinical and preclinical research across the UMN Deep Brain Stimulation Research program. He works with his team to grow the visibility and impact of their discoveries and therapy innovations in this space. Dr. Molnar trained as a clinical neuroscientist at the University of Toronto, where his research focused on the mechanism of action of deep brain stimulation. Greg has always been passionate about innovations that simplify, and foster patient access, and started his medical device career with a small consulting business in Canada while finishing his studies.
Dr. Molnar holds several patents and publications in the neurostimulation space and leverages his leadership by chairing and serving on various industry, academic and government committees to help advance the field.

Research Interests

Prior to joining UMN, Dr. Molnar serve as the director of neuromodulation research at Medtronic plc and was responsible for providing strategic leadership and partnership to his team of scientists and their many internal and external stakeholders to advance our understanding of several therapies including: Deep Brain Stimulation, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Sacral Nerve Stimulation, Gastric Stimulation, and Intrathecal Drug Infusion. Greg has a huge focus on customer engagement and was a primary contact involved with establishing and maintaining research collaborations.