Basic Sciences Coordinator (Glenside)
Thomas Lynch received a B.S. in biology from Cornell University, an M.A. in biology from Hofstra University, a Ph.D. in neurophysiology from the Medical College of Georgia and a physician assistant certificate from Saint Francis College. He studied electrophysiology at the Université de Poitiers, France. Later, he was a National Research Council Postdoctoral Associate in neurochemistry and neuroendocrinology at Walter Reed Army Institute for Research, a private contractor with US Army Institute for Chemical Defense, then a National Institute of Drug Abuse Postdoctoral Fellow and later research assistant professor, both in the department of pharmacology at Temple University School of Medicine. He is a previous holder of NIH and NIDA grants for research in kindling epileptogenesis and opioid-induced changes in thermoregulation and pupillomotion. Long term interests include in vivo brain recording and printed circuit board and bioelectronic system design and construction. In 2007, Tom was given the Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching.