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Diego C. Fernandez

Assistant Professor-Affiliate

Ophthalmology | College of Medicine

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Peer Reviewed Publications

Fernandez D.; Pasquini L.; Dorfman D.; Aldana Marcos H.; Rosenstein R. 12-20-2012. Ischemic Conditioning Protects from Axoglial Alterations of the Optic Pathway Induced by Experimenta PLoS ONE, 7 12,

Duy P.Q.; Komal R.; Richardson M.E.S.; Hahm K.S.; Fernandez D.C.; Hattar S. 12-01-2020. Light Has Diverse Spatiotemporal Molecular Changes in the Mouse Suprachiasmatic Nucleus Journal of Biological Rhythms, 35 6, 576-587

Fernandez D.; Bordone M.; Chianelli M.; Rosenstein R. 12-01-2009. Retinal neuroprotection against ischemia-reperfusion damage induced by postconditioning Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 50 8, 3922-3930

Keenan W.; Fernandez D.; Shumway L.; Zhao H.; Hattar S. 11-23-2017. Eye-drops for activation of DREADDs Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 11 ,

Del Sole M.J.; Sande P.H.; Felipe A.E.; Fernandez D.C.; Keller Sarmiento M.I.; Aba M.A.; Rosenstein R.E. 11-01-2008. Characterization of uveitis induced by use of a single intravitreal injection of bacterial lipopolys American Journal of Veterinary Research, 69 11, 1487-1495

Fernandez D.; Chianelli M.; Rosenstein R. 10-01-2009. Involvement of glutamate in retinal protection against ischemia/reperfusion damage induced by post-c Journal of Neurochemistry, 111 2, 488-498

Franco P.; Fernandez D.; Sande P.; Sarmiento M.; Chianelli M.; Sáenz D.; Rosenstein R. 10-01-2008. Effect of bacterial lipopolysaccharide on ischemic damage in the rat retina Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 49 10, 4604-4612

Fernandez D.C.; Fogerson P.M.; Lazzerini Ospri L.; Thomsen M.B.; Layne R.M.; Severin D.; Zhan J.; Singer J.H.; Kirkwood A.; Zhao H.; Berson D.M.; Hattar S. 09-20-2018. Light Affects Mood and Learning through Distinct Retina-Brain Pathways Cell, 175 1, 71-84.e18

Rosenstein R.; Sande P.; Fernandez D.; Chianelli M.; Sáenz D. 08-25-2011. Melatonin as a treatment for uveitis Melatonin in the Promotion of Health: Second Edition, , 187-204

Belforte N.; Sande P.; de Zavalía N.; Fernandez D.; Silberman D.; Chianelli M.; Rosenstein R. 08-24-2011. Ischemic tolerance protects the rat retina from glaucomatous damage PLoS ONE, 6 8,

Zhan J.; Komal R.; Keenan W.T.; Hattar S.; Fernandez D.C. 08-01-2019. Non-invasive strategies for chronic manipulation of dreadd-controlled neuronal activity Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2019 150,

Rosenstein R.; Sande P.; Fernandez D.; Aba M.; Sarmiento M.; Sáenz D.; Sole M. 08-01-2012. Feline uveitis: Therapeutic effect of melatonin Felines: Behavior, Classification and Diseases, , 127-153

Dorfman D.; Aranda M.; González Fleitas M.; Chianelli M.; Fernandez D.; Sande P.; Rosenstein R. 07-08-2014. Environmental enrichment protects the retina from early diabetic damage in adult rats PLoS ONE, 9 7,

Rupp A.; Ren M.; Altimus C.; Fernandez D.; Richardson M.; Turek F.; Hattar S.; Schmidt T. 07-01-2019. Distinct ipRGC subpopulations mediate light’s acute and circadian effects on body temperature and sl eLife, 8 ,

Chew K.S.; Renna J.M.; McNeill D.S.; Fernandez D.C.; Keenan W.T.; Thomsen M.B.; Ecker J.L.; Loevinsohn G.S.; Vandunk C.; Vicarel D.C.; Tufford A.; Weng S.; Gray P.A.; Cayouette M.; Herzog E.D.; Zhao H.; Berson D.M.; Hattar S. 06-15-2017. A subset of iprgcs regulates both maturation of the circadian clock and segregation of retinogenicul eLife, 6 ,

Weil T.; Daly K.M.; Castillo H.Y.; Thomsen M.B.; Wang H.; Mercau M.E.; Hattar S.; Tejeda H.; Fernandez D.C. 06-01-2022. Daily changes in light influence mood via inhibitory networks within the thalamic perihabenular nucl Science Advances, 8 23,

Chew K.; Fernandez D.; Hattar S.; Südhof T.; Martinelli D. 06-01-2017. Anatomical and Behavioral Investigation of C1ql3 in the Mouse Suprachiasmatic Nucleus Journal of Biological Rhythms, 32 3, 222-236

De Zavalía N.; Plano S.; Fernandez D.; Lanzani M.; Salido E.; Belforte N.; Sarmiento M.; Golombek D.; Rosenstein R. 06-01-2011. Effect of experimental glaucoma on the non-image forming visual system Journal of Neurochemistry, 117 5, 904-914

Fernandez D.C.; Chang Y.T.; Hattar S.; Chen S.K. 05-24-2016. Architecture of retinal projections to the central circadian pacemaker Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113 21, 6047-6052

Fernandez D.C.; Komal R.; Langel J.; Ma J.; Duy P.Q.; Penzo M.A.; Zhao H.; Hattar S. 05-14-2020. Retinal innervation tunes circuits that drive nonphotic entrainment to food Nature, 581 7807, 194-198

Fernandez D.; Sande P.; De Zavalía N.; Belforte N.; Dorfman D.; Casiraghi L.; Golombek D.; Rosenstein R. 05-01-2013. Effect of experimental diabetic retinopathy on the non-image-forming visual system Chronobiology International, 30 4, 583-597

Rosenstein R.; Fernandez D.; Chianelli M.; Del Sole M.; Sáenz D.; Sande P. 04-01-2015. Melatonin as an ocular anti-inflammatory Indoleamines: Sources, Role in Biological Processes and Health Effects, , 147-164

Somasundaram P.; Wyrick G.R.; Fernandez D.C.; Ghahari A.; Pinhal C.M.; Richardson M.S.; Rupp A.C.; Cui L.; Wu Z.; Brown R.L.; Badea T.C.; Hattar S.; Robinson P.R. 03-07-2017. C-terminal phosphorylation regulates the kinetics of a subset of melanopsin-mediated behaviors in mi Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114 10, 2741-2746

González L.; Díaz M.E.; Miquet J.G.; Sotelo A.I.; Fernández D.; Dominici F.P.; Bartke A.; Turyn D. 03-01-2010. GH modulates hepatic epidermal growth factor signaling in the mouse Journal of Endocrinology, 204 3, 299-309

Moreno M.; de Zavalía N.; Sande P.; Jaliffa C.; Fernandez D.; Keller Sarmiento M.; Rosenstein R. 03-01-2008. Effect of ocular hypertension on retinal GABAergic activity Neurochemistry International, 52 4-5, 675-682

Dorfman D.; Fernandez D.; Chianelli M.; Miranda M.; Aranda M.; Rosenstein R. 02-01-2013. Post-ischemic environmental enrichment protects the retina from ischemic damage in adult rats Experimental Neurology, 240 1, 146-156

De Zavalía N.; Fernandez D.; Sande P.; Keller Sarmiento M.; Golombek D.; Rosenstein R.; Silberman D. 02-01-2010. Circadian variations of prostaglandin E2 and F2 ? release in the golden hamster retina Journal of Neurochemistry, 112 4, 972-979

Legates T.A.; Fernandez D.C.; Hattar S. 01-01-2014. Light as a central modulator of circadian rhythms, sleep and affect Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 15 7, 443-454

Rosenstein R.; Fernandez D. 01-01-2014. Induction of ischemic tolerance as a promising treatment against diabetic retinopathy Neural Regeneration Research, 9 17, 1581-1584

Sande P.H.; Dorfman D.; Fernandez D.C.; Chianelli M.; Domínguez Rubio A.P.; Franchi A.M.; Silberman D.M.; Rosenstein R.E.; Sáenz D.A. 01-01-2014. Treatment with melatonin after onset of experimental uveitis attenuates ocular inflammation British Journal of Pharmacology, 171 24, 5696-5707

Del Sole M.; Sande P.; Fernandez D.; Sarmiento M.; Aba M.; Rosenstein R. 01-01-2012. Therapeutic benefit of melatonin in experimental feline uveitis Journal of Pineal Research, 52 1, 29-37

Fernandez D.; Pasquini L.; Dorfman D.; Aldana Marcos H.; Rosenstein R. 01-01-2012. Early distal axonopathy of the visual pathway in experimental diabetes American Journal of Pathology, 180 1, 303-313

Fernandez D.; Sande P.; Chianelli M.; Marcos H.; Rosenstein R. 01-01-2011. Induction of ischemic tolerance protects the retina from diabetic retinopathy American Journal of Pathology, 178 5, 2264-2274

Sande P.; Fernandez D.; Marcos H.; Chianelli M.; Aisemberg J.; Silberman D.; Sáenz D.; Rosenstein R. 01-01-2008. Therapeutic effect of melatonin in experimental uveitis American Journal of Pathology, 173 6, 1702-1713