David Copenhagen, PhD

Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
+1 415 502-7351
  • Visual Experience and the Development of Synaptic Pathways in Neonatal Retina
  • Neurotrophins and the Development of Synaptic Pathways in Neonatal Retina
  • Glutamate Transporters and Receptors in the Retinal Circuits¬†
  • Melanopsin Expressing Ganglion Cells and Visual Behavior Before the Onset of Rod and Cone Function
Primary Thematic Area: 
Neurobiology
Secondary Thematic Area: 
None
Research Summary: 
Synapses, Circuits and Development in Retina

Websites

Publications: 

A direct and melanopsin-dependent fetal light response regulates mouse eye development.

Nature

Rao S, Chun C, Fan J, Kofron JM, Yang MB, Hegde RS, Ferrara N, Copenhagen DR, Lang RA

Overexpression of neurotrophin-3 stimulates a second wave of dopaminergic amacrine cell genesis after birth in the mouse retina.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Yoshida M, Feng L, Grimbert F, Rangarajan KV, Buggele W, Copenhagen DR, Cang J, Liu X