Michael Andrew Bewernitz, Ph.D.
Education and Experience
Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering,
University of Florida, thesis title: `Data Mining and Time Series Analysis of Brain Dynamical Behavior with Applications in Epilepsy`
● August 2007
M.E. in biomedical engineering from the J. Crayton Pruitt
Family Department of Biomedical Engineering,
University of Florida
Michael Bewernitz, Onur Seref,
Michael Bewernitz, Jabriel Riley, Zhao Liu, Paul Carney, Lewis
Baxter, J. Chris Sackellares. A Novel In-Vivo Seizure Model of Frontal Basal
Forebrain Origin in an Anolis Lizard. DIMACS Workshop on Data Mining, Systems Analysis, and Optimization
in Neuroscience. February 15th, 2006.
Timothy E. Morey, Jerome H. Modell, Jorge E. Garcia, Michael Bewernitz, Hartmut Derendorf, Manoj Varshney, Nikolaus Gravenstein, Dinesh O. Shah, Donn M. Dennis. Thromboelastographic and Pharmacokinetic Profiles of Micro- and Macro-emulsions of Propofol in the Swine. Biopharmaceutics & Drug Disposition, accepted for publication (March 2010).
EL Desoky ES, Sabarinath SN, Hamdi MM, Bewernitz M, Derendorf H. Population Pharmacokinetics of Steady-state Carbamazepine in Egyptian Epilepsy Patients. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Volume: 31, Issue: 5, Pages: 654-654, Meeting Abstract: 179, Published: Oct 2009.
Bewernitz M.A., Ghacibeh
G., Seref O., Pardalos P.M., Liu C.C., Uthman B. Quantification of the Impact of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Parameters on
Electroencephalographic Measures. Proceedings of the conference on Data
Mining, Systems Analysis and Optimization in Biomedicine.
Uthman B., Bewernitz M.A., Liu C.C., Ghacibeh G. Optimization
of Epilepsy Treatment with Vagus Nerve Stimulation.
Proceedings of the conference on Data Mining, Systems Analysis and Optimization
Nair SP, Bewernitz M.
A., Jukkola P. I., Shiau
D.S., Sackellares J. C., Kelly K. M.. EEG Responses to Intracerebroventricular
Injections of Midazolam in Rats. AES 61st Annual Meeting 2007, Nov. 30 -
Seref O., Kundakcioglu O.E., Bewernitz M.A. `Support Vector Machines in Neuroscience`, in: N. Wickramasinghe and E. Geisler (editors), Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems, Hershey, PA: IGI global, pp. 1283-1293, 2008.
Carney P.R., Shiau
D.S., Iasemidis L.D., Suharitdamrong
W., Shenk D., Bewernitz
M.A., Nair S.P., Pardalos P.M., Sackellares J.C. Nonlinear Quantitative
EEG Analysis Distinguishes Normal from Seizure-Prone Newborns. AES 58th
Annual Meeting 2004, Dec. 3 - 7,
Pharmacokinetic / Pharmacodynamic Modeling of the Psychomotor Vigilance, Go/No-Go Performance, and Electroencephalogram Effects of Armodafinil in Sleep Deprived Healthy Adults. (GCRC #788, IRB #720-2009)
Quantitative Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Changes Resulting from Brivaracetam Treatment are Associated with Reduction of Myoclonus in Patients with Unverricht Lundborg Disease. (IRB #489-2007)
Examining the Effect of Lamotrigine for Newly Diagnosed Absence Seizures using Quantitative EEG Analysis. (IRB # 559-2007)
Differentiating Status Epilepticus from other Encephalopathies using Quantitative EEG Analysis. (IRB # 252-2007)
Conference Organization Committee
Conference on Computational Neuroscience 2008. February 20-21, 2008.
Data Mining, System Analysis and Optimization in Biomedicine. March 28-30, 2007.
Awards and Honors
Physics instructor, Science: Optimizing
Academic Returns (SOAR) Project, Science Content
Enrichment Series (High School), funding provided by the Panhandle Area Education Consortium
● Award, Impact Award for community service, presented by The Dean of Students Office and the Center for Leadership & Service at the University of Florida, March 27, 2007
● Honorable mention, selected to represent Michigan State University in the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AICHE) National Student Design Competition, Spring, 2002
Last updated October 2010