Michael L. Risner, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

michael.l.risner@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Research Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Education
Ph.D., Visions Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AlabamaM.A., Experimental Psychology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KentuckyB.S., Psychology, Emmanuel College , Franklin Sp, Georgia
Publications
Fischer RA, Zhang Y, Risner ML, Li D, Xu Y, Sappington RM. Impact of Graphene on the Efficacy of Neuron Culture Substrates. Adv Healthc Mater [print-electronic]. 2018 Jun 6/25/2018; e1701290. PMID: 29943431, DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201701290, ISSN: 2192-2659.

Risner ML, Pasini S, Cooper ML, Lambert WS, Calkins DJ. Axogenic mechanism enhances retinal ganglion cell excitability during early progression in glaucoma. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A [print-electronic]. 2018 Mar 3/6/2018; 115(10): E2393-E2402. PMID: 29463759, PMCID: PMC5877940, PII: 1714888115, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1714888115, ISSN: 1091-6490.

Sun Z, Risner ML, van Asselt JB, Zhang DQ, Kamermans M, McMahon DG. Physiological and molecular characterization of connexin hemichannels in zebrafish retinal horizontal cells. J. Neurophysiol [print-electronic]. 2012 May; 107(10): 2624-32. PMID: 22357795, PMCID: PMC3362279, PII: jn.01126.2011, DOI: 10.1152/jn.01126.2011, ISSN: 1522-1598.

Ruan GX, Gamble KL, Risner ML, Young LA, McMahon DG. Divergent roles of clock genes in retinal and suprachiasmatic nucleus circadian oscillators. PLoS ONE [print-electronic]. 2012; 7(6): e38985. PMID: 22701739, PMCID: PMC3372489, PII: PONE-D-12-12856, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038985, ISSN: 1932-6203.