Recent Notables
  • Ronning KE, Karlen SJ, & Burns ME. (2022) Structural and functional distinctions of co-resident microglia and monocyte-derived macrophages after retinal degeneration. J Neuroinflammation. 19(1):299. [PubMed]
  • Miller EB, Karlen SJ, Ronning KE, & Burns ME. (2021) Tracking distinct microglia subpopulations with photoconvertible Dendra2 in vivo. J Neuroinflammation. 18(1):235. [PubMed]
  • Fortenbach C, Peinado Allina G, Shores CM, Karlen SJ, Miller EB, Bishop H, Trimmer JS, Burns ME, & Pugh EN Jr. (2021) Loss of the K+ channel Kv2.1 greatly reduces outward dark current and causes ionic dysregulation and degeneration in rod photoreceptors. J Gen Physiol. 153(2):e202012687 [PubMed]
  • Lewis TR, Shores CR, Cady MA, Hao Y, Arshavsky VY, & Burns ME. (2020) The F22oC and F45L rhodopsin mutations identified in retinitis pigmentosa patients do not cause pathology in mice. Sci Rep. 10(1):7538. [PubMed]
  • Karlen SJ, Miller EB, and Burns ME. (2020) Microglia Activation and Inflammation During the Death of Mammalian Photoreceptors. Annu Rev Vis Sci. Sep 15;6:149-169. [PubMed]
  • Miller EB, Zhang, P, Ching K, Pugh EN Jr., & Burns ME. (2019) In vivo imaging reveals transient microglia recruitment and functional recovery of photoreceptor signaling after injury. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 116(33): 16603-16621. [PubMed]
  • Ronning KE, Karlen SJ, Miller EB, & Burns ME. (2019) Molecular profiling of resident and infiltrating mononuclear phagocytes during rapid adult retinal degeneration using single-cell RNA sequencing. Sci Rep. 9(1):4858. [PubMed]
  • Karlen SJ, Miller EB, Wang X, Levine ES, Zawadzki RJ, & Burns ME. (2018) Monocyte infiltration rather than microglia proliferation dominates the early immune response to rapid photoreceptor degeneration. J Neuroinflammation. 15(1):344. [PubMed]
  • Ronning KE, Allina GP, Miller EB, Zawadzki RJ, Pugh EN Jr, Herrmann R, & Burns ME. (2018) Loss of cone function without degeneration in a novel Gnat2 knock-out mouse. Exp Eye Res. 171:111-118. [PubMed]
  • Zhang P, Zawadzki RJ, Goswami M, Nguyen PT, Yarov-Yarovoy V, Burns ME, & Pugh EN Jr. (2017) In vivo optophysiology reveals that G-protein activation triggers osmotic swelling and increased light scattering of rod photoreceptors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 114(14):E2937-E2946. [PubMed]