Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

NZ-NEC selected publications

1. Niederer RL, Perumal D, Sherwin T, McGhee CN. Corneal innervation and cellular changes after corneal transplantation: an in vivo confocal microscopy study. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2007; 48(2):621-626.

2. Patel DV, McGhee CN. Mapping of the normal human corneal sub-basal nerve plexus by in vivo laser scanning confocal microscopy. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2005; 46(12):4485-4488.

3. Edwards M, Clover GM, Brookes N, Pendergrast D, Chaulk J, McGhee CN. Indications for corneal transplantation in New Zealand: 1991-1999. Cornea. 2002; 21(2):152-155.

4. Chakrabarti HS, Craig JP, Brahma A, Malik TY, McGhee CN. Comparison of corneal thickness measurements using ultrasound and Orbscan slit-scanning topography in normal and post-LASIK eyes. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.  2001; 27(11):1823-1828.

5. Craig JP, Singh I, Tomlinson A, Morgan PB, Efron N.  The role of tear physiology in ocular surface temperature.  Eye. 2000; 14(4):635-641.

6. Craig JP, Tomlinson A. Importance of the lipid layer in human tear film stability and evaporation. Optometry and Vision Science. 1997; 74(1):8-13.

7. Chang CY, Green CR, McGhee CNJ and Sherwin T. Corneal central epithelial wound healing occurs independently of the limbus. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.  2008 [Epub ahead of print]

8. Sherwin T, Brookes NH. Morphological changes in keratoconus: pathology or pathogenesis. Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology 2004; 32: 211-217.

9. Sherwin T, Brookes NH, Loh IP, Poole CA, Clover GM. Cellular incursion into Bowman’s membrane in the peripheral cone of the keratoconic cornea. Experimental Eye Research. 2002; 74: 473-482.

10. Donaldson PJ, Kistler J, Mathias RT. Molecular solutions to mammalian lens transparency. News in Physiological Sciences. 2001; 16: 118-123.

11. Lim J, Lam YC, Kistler J, Donaldson PJ. Molecular characterization of the cystine/ glutamate exchanger and the excitatory amino acid transporters in the rat lens. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2005; 46: 2869-2877.

12. Mathias RT, Kistler J, Donaldson PJ. The Lens Circulation. Journal of Membrane Biology. 2007; 216:1-16.

13. Thompson AM, Sachdev N, Wong T, Riley AF, Grupcheva CN, McGhee CN. The Auckland Cataract Study: 2 year postoperative assessment of aspects of clinical, visual, corneal topographic and satisfaction outcomes. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2004; 88(8):1042-1048.

14. Sachdev N, Ormonde SE, Sherwin T, McGhee CN.  Higher-order aberrations of lenticular opacities. Journal of Cataract Refractive Surgery 2004; 30(8):1642-8.

15. Riley AF, Malik TY, Grupcheva CN, Fisk MJ, Craig JP, McGhee CN. The Auckland Cataract Study: co-morbidity, surgical techniques, and clinical outcomes in a public hospital service. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2002; 86(2):185-190.

16. Danesh-Meyer HV, Papchenko TL, Savino PJ, Law A, Evans J, Gamble GD. In Vivo Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Measured by Optical Coherence Tomography Predicts Visual Recovery after Surgery for Parachiasmal Tumors. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2008 [Epub ahead of print]

17. Danesh-Meyer HV, Papchenko T, Savino PJ, Gamble GD. Brightness Sensitivity and Color Perception as Predictors of Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2007; 48(8):3616-3621.

18. Danesh-Meyer HV, Birch H, Ku JY, Carroll SC. Reduction of optic nerve fibers in patients with Alzheimer’s Disease identified by laser imaging. Neurology. 2006; 67(10):1852-1854.

19. Law L-Y, Zhang WV, Stott NS, Becker DL, Green CR. In vitro optimization of antisense oligodexoynucleotide design: An example using the connexin gene family. Journal of Biomolecular Techniques. 2006; 17: 270-282.

20. Qiu C, Coutinho P, Frank S, Franke S, Law L-Y, Martin P, Green CR, Becker DL. Targeting Connexin43 Expression Accelerates the Rate of Wound Repair. Current Biology. 2003; 13: 1697-1703.

21. Green CR, Law L-Y , Lin JS, Becker DL. Spatiotemporal depletion of connexins using antisense oligonucleotides. In Methods in Molecular Biology; Series Number 154; Connexin Methods and Protocols. Eds R Bruzzone and C. Giaume. Humana Press Inc. Totawa, NJ. 2001; 175-185.

22. Kalloniatis M, and Tomisich G. Amino acid neurochemistry of the Vertebrate retina. Progress in Retinal and Eye Research. 1999; 18:811-866.

23. Sun D, Bui BV, Vingrys AJ, Kalloniatis M. Alterations in photoreceptor-bipolar cell signaling following ischaemia/ reperfusion in the rat retina. Journal Comparative Neurology. 2007; 505:131-146.

24. Marc RE, Kalloniatis M, Jones BW. Excitation mapping with the organic cation AGB(2+). Vision Research. 2005; 45: 3454-3468.

25. Russell M, Gaskin B, Russell D, Polkinghorne PJ. Pseudophakic retinal detachment after phacoemulsification cataract surgery: Ten-year retrospective review. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. 2006; 32(3):442-445.

26. Polkinghorne PJ, Craig JP. Northern New Zealand Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Study: epidemiology  and risk factors. Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology.  2004; 32(2):159-163.

27. Squirrell DM, Stewart AW, Joondeph BC, Danesh-Meyer HV, McGhee CN, Donaldson ML. Large-spot subthreshold infrared laser to treat diabetic macular edema. Retina. 2008; 28(4):615-621.

28. Acosta ML, Fletcher EL, Azizoglu S, Foster LE, Farber DB, Kalloniatis M. Early markers of retinal degeneration in rd/rd mice. Molecular Vision 2005; 11:717-728.

29. Yu T-Y, Acosta ML, Ready S, Cheong Y-L, Kalloniatis M. Light exposure causes functional changes in the retina: increased photoreceptors cation channel permeability, photoreceptor apoptosis and altered retinal metabolic function. Journal of Neurochemistry. 2007; 103:714-724.

30. Acosta ML, Chua J, Kalloniatis M. Functional activation of glutamate ionotropic receptors in the developing mouse retina. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 2007; 500:923-941.

31. Campbell AJ, Robertson MC, La Grow SJ, Kerse NM, Sanderson GF, Jacobs RJ, Sharp DM, Hale LA. Randomised controlled trial of prevention of falls in people aged > or =75 with severe visual impairment: the VIP trial. British Medical Journal. 2005; 331(7520):817.

32. Jacobs RJ, Phillips G. Basal cell carcinoma mistaken for actinic keratosis. Clinical and Experimental Optometry. 2006; 89(3): 171-175.

33. Mohidin N, Yap MK, Jacobs RJ. Influence of age on the multifocal electroretinography. Ophthalmic Physiological  Optics. 1999; 19(6):481-488.

34. Kelber A, Vorobyev M, Osorio D. Animal colour vision - behavioural tests and physiological concepts: Biological Reviews. 2003; 78: 1: 81-118.

35. Vorobyev M, Brandt R, Peitsch D, Laughlin SB, Menzel R. Colour thresholds and receptor noise: behaviour and physiology compared. Vision Research 2001; 41:5: 639-653.

36. Koshitaka H, Kinoshita M, Vorobyev M, Arikawa K. Tetrachromacy in a butterfly that has eight varieties of spectral receptors. Proceedings, Biolological Sciences / The Royal Society. 2008; 275(1637):947-954.

37. Black JM, Browning SR, Collins AV, Phillips JR. A canine model of inherited myopia: Familial aggregation of refractive error in Labrador Retrievers. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2008 [Epub ahead of print]

38. Phillips JR. Monovision slows juvenile myopia progression unilaterally. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2005; 89(9): 1196-2000.

39. Phillips JR, McBrien NA. Pressure-induced changes in axial eye length of chick and tree shrew: significance of myofibroblasts in the sclera. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2004; 45(3):758-763.

40. Wheeldon C, de Karolyi B, Patel DV, Sherwin T, McGhee CNJ, Vincent AL. A novel phenotype-genotype correlation with a de novo TGFBI exon 14 mutation in a pedigree with a unique Corneal Dystrophy of Bowman’s layer. Molecular Vision. 2008  (in press)

41. Hosseini SM, Herd S, Vincent AL, Hheon E. Genetic analysis of chromosome 20-related posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy; genetic heterogeneity and exclusion of three candidate genes. Molecular Vision. 2008; 14:71-80.

42. Vincent AL, Watkins WJ, Sloan BH, Shelling AN. ‘Type II Blepharophimosis and Bilateral Duane Syndrome associated with a FOXL2 mutation’. Clinical Genetics. 2005; 68:520-523.