2008 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1988 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
David M. Berson spends much of his time researching Neuroscience, Melanopsin, Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells, Anatomy and Retinohypothalamic tract. The subject of his Melanopsin research is within the realm of Retinal ganglion. His work deals with themes such as Light intensity, Sensory system, Excitatory postsynaptic potential and Circadian rhythm, which intersect with Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells.
David M. Berson focuses mostly in the field of Retinohypothalamic tract, narrowing it down to matters related to Giant retinal ganglion cells and, in some cases, Endocrinology, Internal medicine and Light effects on circadian rhythm. The various areas that he examines in his Retina study include Superior colliculus, Retinal and Visual cortex. The Suprachiasmatic nucleus study combines topics in areas such as Lateral geniculate nucleus and Encephalopsin.
His primary areas of study are Neuroscience, Melanopsin, Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells, Retina and Ganglion. His Neuroscience research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Retinal and Anatomy. His Melanopsin study combines topics in areas such as Retinohypothalamic tract, Opsin, Visual phototransduction and Photopigment.
His study focuses on the intersection of Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells and fields such as Giant retinal ganglion cells with connections in the field of Biophysics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Receptive field, Receptor, Axon and Electrophysiology in addition to Retina. David M. Berson works mostly in the field of Retinal ganglion, limiting it down to topics relating to GABAA receptor and, in certain cases, Inhibitory postsynaptic potential.
The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Neuroscience, Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells, Retina, Retinal and Circadian rhythm. His study looks at the relationship between Neuroscience and topics such as Luminance, which overlap with Human brain. His Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Light intensity, Melanopsin and Inner plexiform layer.
Retinal ganglion cell is closely connected to Lateral geniculate nucleus in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Melanopsin. His work on Retinal ganglion is typically connected to Glycine receptor and Predation as part of general Retinal study, connecting several disciplines of science. His Suprachiasmatic nucleus study in the realm of Circadian rhythm interacts with subjects such as Pupillary light reflex.
Neuroscience, Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells, Melanopsin, Lateral geniculate nucleus and Circadian rhythm are his primary areas of study. David M. Berson undertakes interdisciplinary study in the fields of Neuroscience and Decreased myelination through his research. His Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells study often links to related topics such as Inner plexiform layer.
David M. Berson focuses mostly in the field of Melanopsin, narrowing it down to topics relating to Cell type and, in certain cases, Photopigment, Retinal ganglion and Receptive field. David M. Berson interconnects Retinal ganglion cell and Pretectal area in the investigation of issues within Lateral geniculate nucleus. His work on Suprachiasmatic nucleus as part of general Circadian rhythm research is frequently linked to Mood, bridging the gap between disciplines.
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Phototransduction by retinal ganglion cells that set the circadian clock.
David M. Berson;Felice A. Dunn;Motoharu Takao.
Melanopsin-Containing Retinal Ganglion Cells: Architecture, Projections, and Intrinsic Photosensitivity
S. Hattar;H.-W. Liao;M. Takao;D. M. Berson.
Measuring and using light in the melanopsin age
Robert J. Lucas;Stuart N. Peirson;David M. Berson;Timothy M. Brown.
Trends in Neurosciences (2014)
Central projections of melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells in the mouse
Samer Hattar;Monica Kumar;Alexander Park;Patrick Tong.
The Journal of Comparative Neurology (2006)
Diminished pupillary light reflex at high irradiances in melanopsin-knockout mice
R. J. Lucas;S. Hattar;M. Takao;D. M. Berson.
Melanopsin cells are the principal conduits for rod–cone input to non-image-forming vision
Ali D. Güler;Jennifer L. Ecker;Gurprit S. Lall;Shafiqul Haq.
Strange vision : ganglion cells as circadian photoreceptors
David M. Berson.
Trends in Neurosciences (2003)
Melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion-cell photoreceptors: cellular diversity and role in pattern vision
Jennifer L. Ecker;Olivia N. Dumitrescu;Kwoon Y. Wong;Nazia M. Alam.
Induction of photosensitivity by heterologous expression of melanopsin
Xudong Qiu;Tida Kumbalasiri;Stephanie M. Carlson;Kwoon Y. Wong.
Synaptic influences on rat ganglion‐cell photoreceptors
Kwoon Y. Wong;Felice A. Dunn;Dustin M. Graham;David M. Berson.
The Journal of Physiology (2007)
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