Neuroscience Program Faculty

Michael J Lyon, PhD

Michael J Lyon, PhD
Appointed 07/01/77
158 Weiskotten Hall
766 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5540

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neuroscience Program
  • Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

Education & Fellowships

  • Research Associate: NIMH
  • PhD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1986

Research Interests

  • Age-related changes in the laryngeal muscles and vocal folds.


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Selected References

Lyon, M.J. and R.N. Payman (2000) Comparison of the vascular innervation of the rat cochlea and vestibular system. Hearing Res. 141:189-198.

Lyon, M.J. (2000) Nonadrenergic innervation of the rat laryngeal vascular supply. Anat. Rec. 259:180-188.

Lyon, M.J. and R.C. Jensen (2001) Quantitative Analysis of Rat Inner Ear Blood Flow Using the Iodo[14C]antipyrine Technique. Hearing Res. 153:164-173.

Lyon, M.J. and J.R. Davis (2002) Age-related Blood Flow and Capillary Changes in the Rat Utricular Macula: A Quantitative Stereological and Microsphere Study.  JARO 3:167-173.

Lyon, M.J. and J. Barkmeier-Kraemer (2004) Chapter 4: Vascular Supply of the Larynx; 69-108. In: Vocal Rehabilitation in Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Eds: Sapienza, C. and Casper, J. Publisher: Pro-Ed Inc, Austin TX.

Lyon, M.J., L.Steer, and L.T. Malmgren (2007) Stereological Estimates Indicate That Aging Does Not Alter the Capillary Length Density in the Human Posterior Cricoarytenoid Muscle.  J Appl Physiol 103(5):1815-23.

Van Deusen, M.B. and M.J. Lyon (2008) Connexins within the Rat Larynx. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 139:823-28.

Lyon, M.J. and L.T. Malmgren (2009) Age-Related Blood Flow Changes in the Rat Intrinsic Laryngeal Muscles. Acta Otolaryngol. .

Gacek, R.R. and M.J. Lyon (2009) Evidence of a gustatory-vestibular pathway for protein transport. Otol Neurotol.

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Additional Collaborators

  • Paul Gold, PhDExternal Icon
    Professor, Biology (Syracuse University)
    Research Interests: Aging, Cell Signaling and Communication, Learning, Memory, and Plasticity, Neurological and Psychiatric Conditions.
  • James Hewett, PhDExternal Icon
    Associate Professor, Biology (Syracuse University)
    Research Interests: Neuroscience and Central Nervous System Neurobiology and Pathology: Neuromodulators and Epilepsy: Arachidonic Acid Metabolism and Cyclooxygenase-2: Cytokines and Interleukin-1beta: Signal Transduction and Gene Expression.
  • Sandra Hewett, PhDExternal Icon
    Professor, Neuroscience, Biology (Syracuse University)
    Research Interests: Mechanisms underlying cell death in the central nervous system: the interplay between excitotoxicity and inflammation.
  • Donna Korol, PhDExternal Icon
    Associate Professor, Biology (Syracuse University)
    Research Interests: Neural mechanisms of learning and memory across the lifespan.
  • Katharine (Kate) Lewis, PhDExternal Icon
    Associate Professor, Biology (Syracuse University)
    Research Interests: Specification and patterning of spinal cord interneurons; Formation of functional neuronal circuitry; Evolution of spinal cord patterning and function; Dorsal-ventral neural tube patterning; zebrafish development.