neuro-phys

One of many research initiatives in assistant professor Rick Matthews' lab focuses on the role of extracellular matrix and cell surface glycoproteins in the developing nervous system and in learning, memory, plasticity and diseases. This slide shows extracellular matrix (ECM) staining on a glioma initiating cell.

Neuroscience Program Faculty

Michael J Lyon, PhD

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

315 464-5440

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neuroscience Program
  • Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
  • Research Pillars

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.

Publications

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Research Abstract

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00016480902968078 .

Gacek, R.R. and M.J. Lyon (2009) Evidence of a gustatory-vestibular pathway for protein transport. Otol Neurotol. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0b013e3181ca8711

Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/lyonm

Additional Collaborators

  • Paul Gold, PhD
    Professor, Biology (Syracuse University)
    Research Interests: Aging, Cell Signaling and Communication, Learning, Memory, and Plasticity, Neurological and Psychiatric Conditions.
  • James Hewett, PhD
    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, PhD
    Professor, Neuroscience, Biology (Syracuse University)
    Research Interests: Mechanisms underlying cell death in the central nervous system: the interplay between excitotoxicity and inflammation.
  • Donna Korol, PhD
    Associate Professor, Biology (Syracuse University)
    Research Interests: Neural mechanisms of learning and memory across the lifespan.
  • Katharine (Kate) Lewis, PhD
    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.