Recent Publications:

Flood MD and Eggers ED, Impaired Light Adaptation of ON-Sustained Ganglion Cells in Early Diabetes Is Attributable to Diminished Response to Dopamine D4 Receptor Activation. IOVS, (2022) 63(1).

Flood MD and Eggers ED, Dopamine D1 and D4 receptors contribute to light adaptation in ON-sustained retinal ganglion cells. Journal of Neurophysiology, (2021) 26(6):2039-2052.

Eggers ED and Carreon TA. The effects of early diabetes on inner retinal neurons.  Visual Neuroscience, (2020) 37(6).

Flood MD, Wellington A, Cruz LA, and Eggers ED. Early diabetes impairs ON sustained ganglion cell light responses and adaptation without cell death or dopamine insensitivity. Experimental Eye Research, (2020) 200.

Mazade RE and Eggers ED. Inhibitory components of retinal bipolar cell receptive fields are differentially modulated by dopamine D1 receptors. Visual Neuroscience, (2020) 37(1).

Moore-Dotson JM and Eggers ED. Reductions in calcium signaling limit inhibition diabetic retinal rod bipolar cells. IOVS, (2019) 60(12): 4063-4073.

Mazade RE, Flood MD and Eggers ED. Dopamine D1 receptor activation reduces local inner retinal inhibition to light-adapted levels. Journal of Neurophysiology, (2019) 121(4): 1232-1243.

Flood MD, Moore-Dotson JM and Eggers ED. Dopamine D1 receptor activation contributes to light-adapted changes in retinal inhibition to rod bipolar cells. Journal of Neurophysiology, (2018) 120(2): 867-79.

Mazade RE and Eggers ED. Light adaptation alters inner retinal inhibition to shape OFF retinal pathway signaling, Journal of Neurophysiology, (2016) 115(6): 2761-78.

Moore-Dotson JM, Beckman JJ, Mazade RE, Hoon M, Bernstein AS, Romero-Aleshire MJ, Brooks HL, Eggers ED. Early Retinal Neuronal Dysfunction in Diabetic Mice: Reduced Light-Evoked Inhibition Increases Rod Pathway SignalingLight-Evoked Inhibition Is Reduced In Diabetes. IOVS, (2016) 57(3): 1418-1430.

Moore-Dotson JM, Klein JS, Mazade RE and Eggers ED. Different types of retinal inhibition have distinct neurotransmitter release properties.  Journal of Neurophysiology, (2015) 113(7):2078-90.

Mazade RE and Eggers ED. Light adaptation alters the source of inhibition to the mouse retinal OFF pathway. Journal of Neurophysiology, (2013) 110(9): 2113-2128.

Eggers ED, Klein JS and Moore-Dotson JM. Slow changes in Ca2+ cause prolonged release from GABAergic amacrine cells. Journal of Neurophysiology. (2013) 110(3): 709-719.

Eggers ED, Mazade RE and Klein JS. Inhibition to retinal rod bipolar cells is regulated by light levels. Journal of Neurophysiology. (2013) 110(1): 153-161.

Sagdullaev BT, Eggers ED, Purget R and Lukasiewicz PD. Nonlinear Interactions between Excitatory and Inhibitory Retinal Synapses Control Visual Output. Journal of Neuroscience. (2011) 31(42):  15102-15112.

Herrmann R, Heflin SJ, Hammond T, Lee B, Wang J, Gainetdinov RR, Caron MG, Eggers ED, Frishman LJ, McCall MN and Arshavsky VY. Rod vision is controlled by dopamine-dependent sensitization of rod bipolar cells by GABA. Neuron. (2011) 72(1): 101-110.

Eggers ED and Lukasiewicz PD. Multiple pathways of inhibition shape bipolar cell responses in the retina. Visual Neuroscience. (2011) 28(1): 95-108.

Eggers ED and Lukasiewicz PD. Interneuron circuits tune inhibition in retinal bipolar cells. Journal of Neurophysiology. (2010) 103: 25-37.

Schubert T, Kerschensteiner D, Eggers ED, Misgeld T, Kerschensteiner M, Lichtman J, Lukasiewicz PD and Wong ROL. Development of presynaptic inhibition onto retinal bipolar cell axonal terminals is subclass-specific. Journal of Neurophysiology. (2008) 100: 304-16.

Eggers ED, McCall MA and Lukasiewicz PD. Presynaptic inhibition differentially shapes transmission in distinct circuits in the mouse retina. Journal of Physiology. (2007) 582(2): 569-582.

Eggers ED and Lukasiewicz PD. Neurotransmitter receptors temporally tune inhibition in the retina. J Neuroscience. (2006) 26(37): 9413-25.

Eggers ED and Lukasiewicz PD. GABAA, GABAC and glycine receptor-mediated inhibition differentially affects light-evoked signaling from mouse retinal rod bipolar cells. J Physiology. (2006) 572(1): 215-25.

Eggers ED and Berger AJ. Mechanisms for the Modulation of Native Glycine Receptor Channels by Ethanol. J Neurophysiol. (2004) 91(6): 2685-2695.

Sebe JY, Eggers ED, and Berger AJ. Differential Effects of Ethanol on GABAA and Glycine Receptor Mediated Synaptic Currents in Brainstem Motoneurons. J.  Neurophysiol. (2003) 90(2): 870-5.

Eggers ED, O’Brien JA, and Berger AJ. Developmental Changes in the Modulation of Synaptic Glycine Receptors by Ethanol. J Neurophysiol. (2000) 84(5): 2409-2416. 


Invited Reviews:

Lukasiewicz PD and Eggers ED.  Visual Signal Processing in the Inner Retina.  Adler's Physiology of the Eye, 2008.

Sagdullaev BT, Ichinose T, Eggers ED, Lukasiewicz PD.  Visual Signal Processing in the Inner Retina.  The visual Transduction Cascade:  Basic and clinical principles, 2008.

Eggers ED, Ichinose T, Sagdullaev BT, and Lukasiewicz P. Retinal GABA receptors and visual processing: a model system for presynaptic inhibition.  Cellscience Reviews 2: 50-67, 2006.

Lukasiewicz PD, Eggers ED, Sagdullaev BT, and McCall MA.  GABAC receptor-mediated inhibition in the retina.  Vision Res 44: 3289-3296, 2004.