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Andy J. Fischer

Department of Neuroscience

College of Medicine

The Ohio State University

4190 Graves Hall



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  • Department of Neuroscience, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, 4190 Graves Hall, USA. 2004 - 2011


  1. The maturation of photoreceptors in the avian retina is stimulated by thyroid hormone. Fischer, A.J., Bongini, R., Bastaki, N., Sherwood, P. Neuroscience (2011) [Pubmed]
  2. A novel type of glial cell in the retina is stimulated by insulin-like growth factor 1 and may exacerbate damage to neurons and Müller glia. Fischer, A.J., Scott, M.A., Zelinka, C., Sherwood, P. Glia (2010) [Pubmed]
  3. Heterogeneity of glia in the retina and optic nerve of birds and mammals. Fischer, A.J., Zelinka, C., Scott, M.A. PLoS. ONE (2010) [Pubmed]
  4. Mitogen-activated protein kinase-signaling stimulates Müller glia to proliferate in acutely damaged chicken retina. Fischer, A.J., Scott, M.A., Tuten, W. Glia (2009) [Pubmed]
  5. Mitogen-activated protein kinase-signaling regulates the ability of Müller glia to proliferate and protect retinal neurons against excitotoxicity. Fischer, A.J., Scott, M.A., Ritchey, E.R., Sherwood, P. Glia (2009) [Pubmed]
  6. Bullwhip neurons in the retina regulate the size and shape of the eye. Fischer, A.J., Ritchey, E.R., Scott, M.A., Wynne, A. Dev. Biol. (2008) [Pubmed]
  7. Transient expression of LIM-domain transcription factors is coincident with delayed maturation of photoreceptors in the chicken retina. Fischer, A.J., Foster, S., Scott, M.A., Sherwood, P. J. Comp. Neurol. (2008) [Pubmed]
  8. Development of bullwhip neurons in the embryonic chicken retina. Fischer, A.J., Stanke, J.J., Ghai, K., Scott, M., Omar, G. J. Comp. Neurol. (2007) [Pubmed]
  9. Heterogeneity of horizontal cells in the chicken retina. Fischer, A.J., Stanke, J.J., Aloisio, G., Hoy, H., Stell, W.K. J. Comp. Neurol. (2007) [Pubmed]
  10. Ultrasound-mediated gene transfer into neuronal cells. Fischer, A.J., Stanke, J.J., Omar, G., Askwith, C.C., Burry, R.W. J. Biotechnol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  11. Characterization of glucagon-expressing neurons in the chicken retina. Fischer, A.J., Skorupa, D., Schonberg, D.L., Walton, N.A. J. Comp. Neurol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  12. Neural regeneration in the chick retina. Fischer, A.J. Prog. Retin. Eye. Res (2005) [Pubmed]
  13. Transitin, a nestin-related intermediate filament, is expressed by neural progenitors and can be induced in Müller glia in the chicken retina. Fischer, A.J., Omar, G. J. Comp. Neurol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  14. Glucagon-expressing neurons within the retina regulate the proliferation of neural progenitors in the circumferential marginal zone of the avian eye. Fischer, A.J., Omar, G., Walton, N.A., Verrill, T.A., Unson, C.G. J. Neurosci. (2005) [Pubmed]
  15. NeuroD induces the expression of visinin and calretinin by proliferating cells derived from toxin-damaged chicken retina. Fischer, A.J., Wang, S.Z., Reh, T.A. Dev. Dyn. (2004) [Pubmed]
  16. BMP4 and CNTF are neuroprotective and suppress damage-induced proliferation of Müller glia in the retina. Fischer, A.J., Schmidt, M., Omar, G., Reh, T.A. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. (2004) [Pubmed]
  17. Different aspects of gliosis in retinal Muller glia can be induced by CNTF, insulin, and FGF2 in the absence of damage. Fischer, A.J., Omar, G., Eubanks, J., McGuire, C.R., Dierks, B.D., Reh, T.A. Mol. Vis. (2004) [Pubmed]
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