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Biography
David K. Ryugo

Dr. David K. Ryugo

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

University of New South Wales, Australia

Curran Foundation Professor of Neuroscience


Email: d.ryugo@garvan.org.au


Qualifications

1976 Ph.D., School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

1970 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA


Publications (selected)

  1. Willard, F.H., D.K. Ryugo (1983) Anatomy of the central auditory system. In: The Auditory Psychobiology of the Mouse (ed. J.F. Willott). Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, IL, pp. 201-304.

  2. Rouiller, E.M., D.K. Ryugo (1988) The central projection of intracellularly labeled auditory nerve fibers: Morphometric relationships between structural and physiological properties. In: Auditory Pathway: Structure and Function (eds. J. Syka and R.B. Masterton). Plenum Press, New York, NY, pp. 101-106.

  3. Ryugo, D.K. (1992) The cochlear nerve: Peripheral innervation, cell body morphology, and central projections. In: Springer Series in Auditory Research, The Mammalian Auditory Pathway: Neuroanatomy (eds. D.B. Webster, A.N. Popper, and R.R. Fay). SpringerVerlag, New York, NY, pp. 23-65.

  4. Ryugo, D.K., D.D. Wright, T. Pongstaporn (1993) Ultrastructural analysis of synaptic endings of auditory nerve fibers in cats: Correlations with spontaneous discharge rate. In: The Mammalian Cochlear Nuclei: Organization and Function (eds. M.A. Merchan, J.M. Juiz, and D.A. Godfrey). Plenum Press, New York, NY, pp. 65-74.

  5. Ryugo, D.K., S. Sento (1996) Auditory nerve terminals and cochlear nucleus neurons: Endbulbs of Held and spherical bushy cells. In: Advances in Speech, Hearing and Language Processing (ed. W.A. Ainsworth). Jai Press Ltd., London, UK, Vol 3, Part A, pp 19-40.

  6. Ryugo, D.K., C.J. Limb, and E.E. Redd (2000) Synaptic plasticity: The impact of the environment on the brain as it relates to cochlear implants. In: Cochlear Implants: 10/10 Principles and Practices, (eds. J.K. Niparko, K.I. Kirk, N.K. Mellon, A.M. Robbins, D.L. Tucci, and B.S. Wilson). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 33-56.

  7. Limb, C.J., and D.K. Ryugo (2001) Development of endbulbs of Held in mice. In: Handbook of Mouse Auditory Research, (ed., J.F. Willott). CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 225-236.

  8. Shepherd, R.K., N.E. Meltzer, J.B. Fallon, and D.K. Ryugo (2006) Consequences of deafness and electrical stimulation on the peripheral and central auditory system. In: Cochlear Implants, (eds. S.B. Waltzman and J.T. Roland). Thieme Medical Publishers Inc., New York, NY, pp. 25-39.

  9. Donohue, H.S., and D.K. Ryugo (2007) Structural substrates of synaptic plasticity. In: Neural Synapse Research Trends, (ed. J.A. Lassau). Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, NY, pp. 1-45.

  10. Ryugo, D.K., and G.A. Spirou (2009) Auditory system: giant synaptic terminals, endbulbs, and calyces. In: Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (ed. L.R. Squire). Academic Press, Oxford. pp. 759-770.

  11. Ryugo, D.K., and C.J. Limb (2009) Brain Plasticity: The Impact of the Environment on the Brain as it Relates to Cochlear Implants. In: Cochlear Implants: Principles and Practices 2nd Edition, (eds. J.K. Niparko, K.I. Kirk, N.K. Mellon, A.M. Robbins, D.L. Tucci, and B.S. Wilson). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 19-37.

  12. Malmierca, M.S. and D.K. Ryugo (2010) Descending Connections to the Midbrain and Brainstem. In: The Auditory Cortex (eds. J.A. Winer and C.E. Schreiner). SpringerVerlag, New York, pp. 189-208.

  13. Ryugo, D.K., A.N. Popper, and R.R. Fay, eds. (2011) Auditory and Vestibular Efferents, Springer-Verlag, New York.

  14. Ryugo, D.K. (2011) Introduction to Efferent Systems. In: Auditory and Vestibular Efferents (eds. D.K. Ryugo, A.N. Popper, and R.R. Fay). Springer-Verlag, New York pp. 1-15.

  15. Malmierca, M.S. and D.K. Ryugo (2012) The Mouse Auditory System. In: The Mouse Nervous System (eds. C. Watson, G. Paxinos, and L. Puelles), Academic Press, New York, pp. 607-645.

  16. O’Neil, J.N. and D.K. Ryugo (2012) Cochlear Implantation, Synaptic Plasticity and Auditory Function. In: Cochlear Implantation [ISBN 979-953-307-032-1] (eds. C. Umat and R. Tange). In Tech, Rijeka: pp. 167-192.

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

  18. Fallon, J.B., D.K. Ryugo, R.K. Shepherd (2013) 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). Thieme Medial Publishers Inc., New York, NY, pp 25-39.

  19. Ryugo, D.K. (2014) 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). Springer-Verlag, New York, pp 513-530.

  20. Ryugo, D.K. (2015) Sound & Hearing Loss. Hearing HQ Dec 2014-Mar 2015, pp 19-22.

  21. Muniak, M., C.J. Connelly, K. Suthakar, G. Milinkeviciute, F.E. Ayeni, and D.K. Ryugo (2016). 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). Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 157-190.

  22. Ryugo, D.K. and G.A. Spirou (2017) Giant Synaptic Terminals: Endbulbs and Calyces of the Auditory System. In: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology (Ed. J. Stein). Elsevier, New York. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.02874-1.


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