David Christian Lyon

Title(s)Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Health Sciences Road
Irvine CA 92697-3950
Phone(949) 824-0447
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    Viral strategies for bi-directional optogenetic control of specific cell types in neocortex of non-transgenic animals
    NIH R21NS113264Jul 15, 2020 - Jun 30, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role of cell-type specific circuits in visual processing
    NIH R01EY024890Jan 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Cell Type Specific Tracing of Neocortical Circuits Using Viral Vectors
    NIH R21NS072948May 1, 2012 - Apr 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Contextual modulation of orientation specificity in V1
    NIH F32EY014521Sep 26, 2002 - Sep 25, 2005
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Stress induced aging in mouse eye. Aging Cell. 2022 Dec; 21(12):e13737. Xu Q, Rydz C, Nguyen Huu VA, Rocha L, Palomino La Torre C, Lee I, Cho W, Jabari M, Donello J, Lyon DC, Brooke RT, Horvath S, Weinreb RN, Ju WK, Foik A, Skowronska-Krawczyk D. PMID: 36397653; PMCID: PMC9741506.
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    2. Visual System Hyperexcitability and Compromised V1 Receptive Field Properties in Early-Stage Retinitis Pigmentosa in Mice. eNeuro. 2022 May-Jun; 9(3). Leinonen H, Lyon DC, Palczewski K, Foik AT. PMID: 35701168; PMCID: PMC9239850.
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    3. Brain-wide reconstruction of inhibitory circuits after traumatic brain injury. Nat Commun. 2022 06 14; 13(1):3417. Frankowski JC, Tierno A, Pavani S, Cao Q, Lyon DC, Hunt RF. PMID: 35701434; PMCID: PMC9197933.
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    4. In vivo base editing rescues cone photoreceptors in a mouse model of early-onset inherited retinal degeneration. Nat Commun. 2022 04 05; 13(1):1830. Choi EH, Suh S, Foik AT, Leinonen H, Newby GA, Gao XD, Banskota S, Hoang T, Du SW, Dong Z, Raguram A, Kohli S, Blackshaw S, Lyon DC, Liu DR, Palczewski K. PMID: 35383196; PMCID: PMC8983734.
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    5. Inhibition of ceramide accumulation in AdipoR1-/- mice increases photoreceptor survival and improves vision. JCI Insight. 2022 02 22; 7(4). Lewandowski D, Foik AT, Smidak R, Choi EH, Zhang J, Hoang T, Tworak A, Suh S, Leinonen H, Dong Z, Pinto AF, Tom E, Luu J, Lee J, Ma X, Bieberich E, Blackshaw S, Saghatelian A, Lyon DC, Skowronska-Krawczyk D, Tabaka M, Palczewski K. PMID: 35015730; PMCID: PMC8876453.
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    6. Traumatic brain injury to primary visual cortex produces long-lasting circuit dysfunction. Commun Biol. 2021 11 17; 4(1):1297. Frankowski JC, Foik AT, Tierno A, Machhor JR, Lyon DC, Hunt RF. PMID: 34789835; PMCID: PMC8599505.
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    7. Closing the methane gap in US oil and natural gas production emissions inventories. Nat Commun. 2021 08 05; 12(1):4715. Rutherford JS, Sherwin ED, Ravikumar AP, Heath GA, Englander J, Cooley D, Lyon D, Omara M, Langfitt Q, Brandt AR. PMID: 34354066; PMCID: PMC8342509.
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    8. Publisher Correction: Restoration of visual function in adult mice with an inherited retinal disease via adenine base editing. Nat Biomed Eng. 2020 Nov; 4(11):1119. Suh S, Choi EH, Leinonen H, Foik AT, Newby GA, Yeh WH, Dong Z, Kiser PD, Lyon DC, Liu DR, Palczewski K. PMID: 33122854.
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    9. Restoration of visual function in adult mice with an inherited retinal disease via adenine base editing. Nat Biomed Eng. 2021 02; 5(2):169-178. Suh S, Choi EH, Leinonen H, Foik AT, Newby GA, Yeh WH, Dong Z, Kiser PD, Lyon DC, Liu DR, Palczewski K. PMID: 33077938; PMCID: PMC7885272.
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    10. Visual Response Characteristics in Lateral and Medial Subdivisions of the Rat Pulvinar. Neuroscience. 2020 08 10; 441:117-130. Foik AT, Scholl LR, Lean GA, Lyon DC. PMID: 32599121; PMCID: PMC7398122.
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    11. Projections between visual cortex and pulvinar in the rat. J Comp Neurol. 2021 01; 529(1):129-140. Scholl LR, Foik AT, Lyon DC. PMID: 32361987; PMCID: PMC7606250.
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    12. Analysis of human acetylation stoichiometry defines mechanistic constraints on protein regulation. Nat Commun. 2019 03 05; 10(1):1055. Hansen BK, Gupta R, Baldus L, Lyon D, Narita T, Lammers M, Choudhary C, Weinert BT. PMID: 30837475; PMCID: PMC6401094.
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    13. Quantitative metaproteomics of medieval dental calculus reveals individual oral health status. Nat Commun. 2018 11 20; 9(1):4744. Jersie-Christensen RR, Lanigan LT, Lyon D, Mackie M, Belstrøm D, Kelstrup CD, Fotakis AK, Willerslev E, Lynnerup N, Jensen LJ, Cappellini E, Olsen JV. PMID: 30459334; PMCID: PMC6246597.
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    14. Detailed Visual Cortical Responses Generated by Retinal Sheet Transplants in Rats with Severe Retinal Degeneration. J Neurosci. 2018 12 12; 38(50):10709-10724. Foik AT, Lean GA, Scholl LR, McLelland BT, Mathur A, Aramant RB, Seiler MJ, Lyon DC. PMID: 30396913; PMCID: PMC6290293.
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    15. Site-specific characterization of endogenous SUMOylation across species and organs. Nat Commun. 2018 06 25; 9(1):2456. Hendriks IA, Lyon D, Su D, Skotte NH, Daniel JA, Jensen LJ, Nielsen ML. PMID: 29942033; PMCID: PMC6018634.
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    16. Cell type specific tracing of the subcortical input to primary visual cortex from the basal forebrain. J Comp Neurol. 2019 02 15; 527(3):589-599. Lean GA, Liu YJ, Lyon DC. PMID: 29441578; PMCID: PMC6092244.
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    17. Differences in orientation tuning between pinwheel and domain neurons in primary visual cortex depend on contrast and size. Neurophotonics. 2017 Jul; 4(3):031209. Liu YJ, Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 28523280; PMCID: PMC5429862.
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    18. V1 connections reveal a series of elongated higher visual areas in the California ground squirrel, Otospermophilus beecheyi. J Comp Neurol. 2017 Jun 01; 525(8):1909-1921. Negwer M, Liu YJ, Schubert D, Lyon DC. PMID: 28078786.
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    19. Contrast invariance of orientation tuning in cat primary visual cortex neurons depends on stimulus size. J Physiol. 2015 Oct 01; 593(19):4485-98. Liu YJ, Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 26227285; PMCID: PMC4594239.
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    20. Resolving the organization of the territory of the third visual area: a new proposal. Vis Neurosci. 2015 Jan; 32:E016. Kaas JH, Roe AW, Baldwin MK, Lyon DC. PMID: 26241553.
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    21. Very-long-range disynaptic V1 connections through layer 6 pyramidal neurons revealed by transneuronal tracing with rabies virus. Eye Brain. 2014; 6(Suppl 1):45-56. Liu YJ, Arreola M, Coleman CM, Lyon DC. PMID: 28539788; PMCID: PMC5417745.
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    22. Distribution of cortical neurons projecting to the superior colliculus in macaque monkeys. Eye Brain. 2014 Sep 23; 2014(6):121-137. Cerkevich CM, Lyon DC, Balaram P, Kaas JH. PMID: 25663799; PMCID: PMC4316385.
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    23. Tracing inputs to inhibitory or excitatory neurons of mouse and cat visual cortex with a targeted rabies virus. Curr Biol. 2013 Sep 23; 23(18):1746-55. Liu YJ, Ehrengruber MU, Negwer M, Shao HJ, Cetin AH, Lyon DC. PMID: 23993841; PMCID: PMC3786040.
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    24. Sharper orientation tuning of the extraclassical suppressive-surround due to a neuron's location in the V1 orientation map emerges late in time. Neuroscience. 2013 Jan 15; 229:100-17. Liu YJ, Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 23159311.
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    25. Lack of robust LGN label following transneuronal rabies virus injections into macaque area V4. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Aug 01; 520(11):2500-11. Lyon DC, Rabideau C. PMID: 22237967.
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    26. Parallel feedback pathways in visual cortex of cats revealed through a modified rabies virus. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Apr 01; 520(5):988-1004. Connolly JD, Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 21826663.
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    27. The case for primate V3. Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Feb 22; 279(1729):625-33. Lyon DC, Connolly JD. PMID: 22171081; PMCID: PMC3248742.
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    28. Orientation tuning of the suppressive extraclassical surround depends on intrinsic organization of V1. Cereb Cortex. 2012 Feb; 22(2):308-26. Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 21666124.
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    29. Dynamics of extraclassical surround modulation in three types of V1 neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Mar; 105(3):1306-17. Liu YJ, Hashemi-Nezhad M, Lyon DC. PMID: 21228302.
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    30. A disynaptic relay from superior colliculus to dorsal stream visual cortex in macaque monkey. Neuron. 2010 Jan 28; 65(2):270-9. Lyon DC, Nassi JJ, Callaway EM. PMID: 20152132; PMCID: PMC2832737.
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    31. Functional organization of motor cortex of adult macaque monkeys is altered by sensory loss in infancy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 16; 107(7):3192-7. Qi HX, Jain N, Collins CE, Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 20133738; PMCID: PMC2840311.
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    32. The operating regime of local computations in primary visual cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2009 Sep; 19(9):2166-80. Stimberg M, Wimmer K, Martin R, Schwabe L, Mariño J, Schummers J, Lyon DC, Sur M, Obermayer K. PMID: 19221143; PMCID: PMC2722429.
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    33. Pulvinar contributions to the dorsal and ventral streams of visual processing in primates. Brain Res Rev. 2007 Oct; 55(2):285-96. Kaas JH, Lyon DC. PMID: 17433837; PMCID: PMC2100380.
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    34. The organization of frontoparietal cortex in the tree shrew (Tupaia belangeri): II. Connectional evidence for a frontal-posterior parietal network. J Comp Neurol. 2007 Mar 01; 501(1):121-49. Remple MS, Reed JL, Stepniewska I, Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 17206607.
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    35. Monosynaptic restriction of transsynaptic tracing from single, genetically targeted neurons. Neuron. 2007 Mar 01; 53(5):639-47. Wickersham IR, Lyon DC, Barnard RJ, Mori T, Finke S, Conzelmann KK, Young JA, Callaway EM. PMID: 17329205; PMCID: PMC2629495.
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    36. The parvocellular LGN provides a robust disynaptic input to the visual motion area MT. Neuron. 2006 Apr 20; 50(2):319-27. Nassi JJ, Lyon DC, Callaway EM. PMID: 16630841; PMCID: PMC3398675.
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    37. Distribution across cortical areas of neurons projecting to the superior colliculus in new world monkeys. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2005 Jul; 285(1):619-27. Collins CE, Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 15912524.
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    38. Invariant computations in local cortical networks with balanced excitation and inhibition. Nat Neurosci. 2005 Feb; 8(2):194-201. Mariño J, Schummers J, Lyon DC, Schwabe L, Beck O, Wiesing P, Obermayer K, Sur M. PMID: 15665876.
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    39. The visual pulvinar in tree shrews I. Multiple subdivisions revealed through acetylcholinesterase and Cat-301 chemoarchitecture. J Comp Neurol. 2003 Dec 22; 467(4):593-606. Lyon DC, Jain N, Kaas JH. PMID: 14624491.
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    40. The visual pulvinar in tree shrews II. Projections of four nuclei to areas of visual cortex. J Comp Neurol. 2003 Dec 22; 467(4):607-27. Lyon DC, Jain N, Kaas JH. PMID: 14624492.
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    41. Responses of neurons in the middle temporal visual area after long-standing lesions of the primary visual cortex in adult new world monkeys. J Neurosci. 2003 Mar 15; 23(6):2251-64. Collins CE, Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 12657684; PMCID: PMC6742043.
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    42. Evidence from V1 connections for both dorsal and ventral subdivisions of V3 in three species of New World monkeys. J Comp Neurol. 2002 Jul 29; 449(3):281-97. Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 12115680.
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    43. Cortical and thalamic connections of the parietal ventral somatosensory area in marmoset monkeys (Callithrix jacchus). J Comp Neurol. 2002 Feb 04; 443(2):168-82. Qi HX, Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 11793354.
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    44. Connectional evidence for dorsal and ventral V3, and other extrastriate areas in the prosimian primate, Galago garnetti. Brain Behav Evol. 2002; 59(3):114-29. Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 12119531.
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    45. Connectional and architectonic evidence for dorsal and ventral V3, and dorsomedial area in marmoset monkeys. J Neurosci. 2001 Jan 01; 21(1):249-61. Lyon DC, Kaas JH. PMID: 11150342; PMCID: PMC6762432.
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    46. Visual cortex organization in primates: theories of V3 and adjoining visual areas. Prog Brain Res. 2001; 134:285-95. Kaas JH, Lyon DC. PMID: 11702549.
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    47. Cortical organization in shrews: evidence from five species. J Comp Neurol. 1999 Jul 19; 410(1):55-72. Catania KC, Lyon DC, Mock OB, Kaas JH. PMID: 10397395.
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    48. Cortical connections of striate and extrastriate visual areas in tree shrews. J Comp Neurol. 1998 Nov 09; 401(1):109-28. Lyon DC, Jain N, Kaas JH. PMID: 9802703.
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    49. Evaluation of three culture media and their combinations for the isolation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from pleural aspirates of patients with tuberculous pleurisy. J Trop Med Hyg. 1994 Aug; 97(4):249-53. Cheng AF, Li MS, Chan CY, Chan CH, Lyon D, Wise R, Lee JC. PMID: 8064950.
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