Bela Volgyi

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Tracer coupling patterns of the ganglion cell subtypes in the mouse retina
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Comp Neurol 512:664-87. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous oscillatory activity of starburst amacrine cells in the mouse retina
    Jerome Petit-Jacques
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Ave, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:1770-80. 2005
  3. pmc Connexin36 is required for gap junctional coupling of most ganglion cell subtypes in the mouse retina
    Feng Pan
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Comp Neurol 518:911-27. 2010
  4. pmc Gap junctions are essential for generating the correlated spike activity of neighboring retinal ganglion cells
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e69426. 2013
  5. pmc Morphology and tracer coupling pattern of alpha ganglion cells in the mouse retina
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Comp Neurol 492:66-77. 2005
  6. pmc Masked excitatory crosstalk between the ON and OFF visual pathways in the mammalian retina
    Reza Farajian
    Department of Physiology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Physiol 589:4473-89. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Response properties of a unique subtype of wide-field amacrine cell in the rabbit retina
    Stewart A Bloomfield
    Departments of Ophthalmology and Physiology and Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Vis Neurosci 24:459-69. 2007
  8. pmc Convergence and segregation of the multiple rod pathways in mammalian retina
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Neurosci 24:11182-92. 2004
  9. pmc GABA blockade unmasks an OFF response in ON direction selective ganglion cells in the mammalian retina
    Jessica M Ackert
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Physiol 587:4481-95. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Function and plasticity of homologous coupling between AII amacrine cells
    Stewart A Bloomfield
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Vision Res 44:3297-306. 2004

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Publications16

  1. pmc Tracer coupling patterns of the ganglion cell subtypes in the mouse retina
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Comp Neurol 512:664-87. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that electrical coupling is extensive in the inner retina of the mouse, suggesting 0..
  2. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous oscillatory activity of starburst amacrine cells in the mouse retina
    Jerome Petit-Jacques
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Ave, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:1770-80. 2005
    ..Finally, we found that some ganglion cells and other types of amacrine cell also displayed rhythmic activity, suggesting that oscillatory behavior is expressed by a number of inner retinal neurons...
  3. pmc Connexin36 is required for gap junctional coupling of most ganglion cell subtypes in the mouse retina
    Feng Pan
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Comp Neurol 518:911-27. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Gap junctions are essential for generating the correlated spike activity of neighboring retinal ganglion cells
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e69426. 2013
    ..Moreover, our findings expand our understanding of the roles of gap junctions in the retina, showing that they are essential for generating all forms of concerted GC activity transmitted to central brain targets. ..
  5. pmc Morphology and tracer coupling pattern of alpha ganglion cells in the mouse retina
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Comp Neurol 492:66-77. 2005
    ..However, a subset of the heterologous coupling of ON alpha cells and all the heterologous coupling of OFF alpha cells are eliminated in the KO retina, suggesting that Cx36 comprises most of the junctions made with amacrine cells...
  6. pmc Masked excitatory crosstalk between the ON and OFF visual pathways in the mammalian retina
    Reza Farajian
    Department of Physiology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Physiol 589:4473-89. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Response properties of a unique subtype of wide-field amacrine cell in the rabbit retina
    Stewart A Bloomfield
    Departments of Ophthalmology and Physiology and Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Vis Neurosci 24:459-69. 2007
    ..In addition, the active propagation of signals suggests that synaptic inputs are integrated both locally and globally within the dendritic arbor...
  8. pmc Convergence and segregation of the multiple rod pathways in mammalian retina
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Neurosci 24:11182-92. 2004
    ..Overall, our data show a complex arrangement of convergence and segregation of rod inputs to ganglion cells in the mammalian retina...
  9. pmc GABA blockade unmasks an OFF response in ON direction selective ganglion cells in the mammalian retina
    Jessica M Ackert
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Physiol 587:4481-95. 2009
    ..We propose that OFF inputs to ON DS cells are normally masked by a GABAergic inhibition, but are unmasked under certain stimulus conditions to mediate optokinetic signals in the brain...
  10. ncbi request reprint Function and plasticity of homologous coupling between AII amacrine cells
    Stewart A Bloomfield
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Vision Res 44:3297-306. 2004
    ..Further, the conductance of AII-AII cell gap junctions is highly dynamic, regulated by ambient light conditions, thereby preserving the fidelity of rod signaling over the scotopic operating range from starlight to twilight...
  11. pmc Feedback inhibition in the inner plexiform layer underlies the surround-mediated responses of AII amacrine cells in the mammalian retina
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Physiol 539:603-14. 2002
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that surround receptive fields of AII amacrine cells are generated indirectly by the GABAergic, reciprocal feedback synapses from S1/S2 amacrine cells to the axon terminals of rod bipolar cells...
  12. pmc Light increases the gap junctional coupling of retinal ganglion cells
    Edward H Hu
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Physiol 588:4145-63. 2010
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  13. pmc The diverse functional roles and regulation of neuronal gap junctions in the retina
    Stewart A Bloomfield
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 10:495-506. 2009
    ..The networks formed by electrically coupled neurons are plastic and reconfigurable, and those in the retina are positioned to play key and diverse parts in the transmission and processing of visual information at every retinal level...
  14. ncbi request reprint Axonal neurofilament-H immunolabeling in the rabbit retina
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Comp Neurol 453:269-79. 2002
    ..These results thus support the idea that certain subtypes of amacrine and horizontal cells maintain true axons in the mammalian retina...
  15. doi request reprint Gap junctional coupling in the vertebrate retina: variations on one theme?
    Bela Volgyi
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, New York University, 550 First Avenue, MSB 149, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Prog Retin Eye Res 34:1-18. 2013
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  16. ncbi request reprint A unique role for Kv3 voltage-gated potassium channels in starburst amacrine cell signaling in mouse retina
    Ander Ozaita
    Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Neurosci 24:7335-43. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that this Kv3 channel gradient contributes to the preference for centrifugal signal flow in dendrites underlying direction-selective GABA release from starburst amacrine cells..

Research Grants4

  1. Structure and Function of Retinal Ganglion Cell Gap Junctions
    Bela Volgyi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Therefore, it is likely that defects in retinal gap junctions will lead to retinopathies associated with impairment of signaling and adaptation. ..
  2. Structure and Function of Retinal Ganglion Cell Gap Junctions
    Bela Volgyi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Therefore, it is likely that defects in retinal gap junctions will lead to retinopathies associated with impairment of signaling and adaptation. ..
  3. Structure and Function of Retinal Ganglion Cell Gap Junctions
    Bela Volgyi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Therefore, it is likely that defects in retinal gap junctions will lead to retinopathies associated with impairment of signaling and adaptation. ..