Hearing Research Lab

Selected Publications

Ryugo, D.K. and G.A. Spirou. Giant Synaptic Terminals: Endbulbs and Calyces of the Auditory System.  In: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology (Ed. J. Stein).  2016; Elsevier, New York (in press)

Suthakar,K. and D.K. Ryugo. Descending Projections from the Inferior Colliculus to Medial Olivocochlear Efferents: Mice with Normal Hearing, Early Onset Hearing Loss, and Congenital Deafness.  Hearing Res. 2016; (in press)

Muniak, M., C.J. Connelly, K. Suthakar, G. Milinkeviciute, F.E. Ayeni, and D.K. Ryugo.  Central Projections of Spiral Ganglion Neurons.  In: The Primary Auditory Neurons of the Mammalian Cochlea (eds. A. Dabdoub, B. Fritzsch, A.N. Popper, and R.R. Fay).  2015; Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 157-190. 

Ryugo, D.K. Auditory neuroplasticity, hearing loss and cochlear implants.  Cell Tissue Res. 2015; 361:251-269.

McGuire, B., B. Fiorillo, D.K. Ryugo, and A.M. Lauer. Auditory nerve synapses persist in ventral cochlear nucleus long after loss of acoustic input in mice with early-onset progressive hearing loss.  Brain Res. 2015; 1605:22-30.

David, V.A., M. Menotti-Raymond, A.C. Wallace, M. Roelke, J. Kehler, R. Leighty, E. Eizirik, S.S. Hannah, G. Nelson, A.A. Schäffer, C.J. Connelly, S.J. O'Brien, and D.K. Ryugo. Endogenous retrovirus insertion in KIT oncogene determines White and White Spotted in domestic cats.  G3 (Bethesda) 2014; 4(10)1881-1891.  

Ryugo, D.K. From Degenerative Debris to Neuronal Tracing: An Anterograde View of Auditory Circuits.  In: Auditory Neuroscience: Perspectives and Prospectives (eds. A.N. Popper and R.R. Fay).  2014; Springer-Verlag, New York, pp 513-530.  

Muniak, M.A., and D.K. Ryugo.  Tonotopic organization of vertical cells in the dorsal cochlear nucleus of the CBA/J mouse.  J. Comp. Neurol. 2014; 522(4):937-949.    

Fallon, J.B., D.K. Ryugo, R.K. Shepherd. Consequences of deafness and electrical stimulation on the peripheral and central auditory system.  In:  Cochlear Implants: Third Edition, (eds. S.B. Waltzman and J.T. Roland).  2013; Thieme Medial Publishers Inc., New York, NY, pp 25-39.

Muniak, M.A., C.J. Connelly, N.N. Tirko, J.N. O’Neil, and D.K. Ryugo.  Synaptic Organization and Plasticity in the Auditory System.  In: Deafness (eds. A. Kral, A.N. Popper, R.R. Fay).  2013; Springer-Verlag, New York, pp 83-128.    

Muniak, M.A., A. Rivas, K.L. Montey, B.J. May, H.W. Francis and D.K. Ryugo. A 3-dimensional model of frequency representation in the cochlear nucleus of the CBA/J mouse.  J. Comp. Neurol. 2013; 521:1510-1532.

Lauer, A.M., C. Connelly, H. Graham, and D.K. Ryugo. Morphological characterization of bushy cells and their inputs in the laboratory mouse (Mus musculus) anteroventral cochlear nucleus.  PLoS One 2013; 8:1-16. 

Ryugo, D.K. and M. Manetti-Raymond. Feline deafness. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2012; 46:1179-1207.

Nayagam, B.A., M.A. Muniak, and D.K. Ryugo. The spiral ganglion: connecting the peripheral and central auditory nervous systems. Hear. Res. 2011; 278:2-20.

Hancock, K.E., N. Victor, D.K. Ryugo, and B. Delgutte. Neural coding of interaural time differences with bilateral cochlear implants: Effects of congenital deafness.  J. Neurosci. 2010; 30:14068-14079.

Ryugo, D.K. Projections of low spontaneous rate, high threshold auditory nerve fibers to the small cell cap in the cochlear nucleus of cats.  Neuroscience 2008; 154:114-126.

Eisen, M.D., and D.K. Ryugo. Hearing molecules: Contributions from genetic deafness.  Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 2007; 64:566-580. Review.

Ryugo, D.K., E.A. Krezmer, and J.K. Niparko. Restoration of auditory nerve synapses by cochlear implants.  Science  2005; 310:1490-1492.

Ryugo, D.K., and T.N Parks. Innervation of the cochlear nucleus in birds and mammals.  Brain Res. Bull. 2003; 60:435-456.

Ryugo, D.K., B.T. Rosenbaum, P.J. Kim, J.K. Niparko, and A.A. Saada. Single unit recordings in the auditory nerve of congenitally deaf white cats: Morphological correlates in the cochlea and cochlear nucleus.  J. Comp. Neurol. 1998; 397:532-548. 

Ryugo, D.K., M.M. Wu, and T. Pongstaporn. Activity-related features of synapse morphology: A study of endbulbs of Held.  J. Comp. Neurol. 1996; 365:141-158.

Fekete, D.M., E.M. Rouiller, M.C. Liberman, D.K. Ryugo. The central projections of intracellularly labeled auditory nerve fibers in adult cats.  J. Comp. Neurol. 1984; 229:432-450.

Kiang, N.Y.S., J.M. Rho, C.C. Northrup, M.C. Liberman, D.K. Ryugo. Hair-cell innervation by spiral ganglion cells in adult cats.  Science 1982; 217:175-177.

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