Frans Vinberg, DSc

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Assistant Professor

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship Washington University School of Medicine
Visual Neuroscience, Photoreceptor Biology and Pathobiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellowship Aalto University School of Science
Photoreceptor Physiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training Aalto University School of Science
Biomedical Engineering and Photoreceptor Physiology
D.Sc.
Graduate Training Helsinki University of Technology
Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Physics
M.Sc.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Postdoctoral Fellowship Aalto University School of Science
Photoreceptor Physiology
Postdoctoral Fellow Finland
Doctoral Training Aalto University School of Science
Biomedical Engineering and Photoreceptor Physiology
D.Sc. Finland
Graduate Training Helsinki University of Technology
Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Physics
M.Sc. Finland

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Sakurai K, Vinberg F, Wang T, Chen J, Kefalov VJ (2016 Sep 01). The Na(+)/Ca(2+), K(+) exchanger 2 modulates mammalian cone phototransduction. Sci Rep, 6, 32521.
  2. Vinberg F, Wang T, Molday RS, Chen J, Kefalov VJ (2015 Oct 15). A new mouse model for stationary night blindness with mutant Slc24a1 explains the pathophysiology of the associated human disease. Hum Mol Genet, 24(20), 5915-29.
  3. Vinberg F, Turunen TT, Heikkinen H, Pitkanen M, Koskelainen A (2015 Oct). A novel Ca2+-feedback mechanism extends the operating range of mammalian rods to brighter light. J Gen Physiol, 146(4), 307-21.
  4. Vinberg F, Kefalov V (2015 May 06). Simultaneous ex vivo functional testing of two retinas by in vivo electroretinogram system. J Vis Exp, (99), e52855.
  5. Zhou Z, Vinberg F, Schottler F, Doggett TA, Kefalov VJ, Ferguson TA (2015). Autophagy supports color vision. Autophagy, 11(10), 1821-32.
  6. Palczewska G, Vinberg F, Stremplewski P, Bircher MP, Salom D, Komar K, Zhang J, Cascella M, Wojtkowski M, Kefalov VJ, Palczewski K (2014 Dec 16). Human infrared vision is triggered by two-photon chromophore isomerization. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 111(50), E5445-54.
  7. Sundermeier TR, Zhang N, Vinberg F, Mustafi D, Kohno H, Golczak M, Bai X, Maeda A, Kefalov VJ, Palczewski K (2014 Aug). DICER1 is essential for survival of postmitotic rod photoreceptor cells in mice. FASEB J, 28(8), 3780-91.
  8. Vinberg F, Kolesnikov AV, Kefalov VJ (2014 Aug). Ex vivo ERG analysis of photoreceptors using an in vivo ERG system. Vision Res, 101, 108-17.
  9. Sundermeier TR, Vinberg F, Mustafi D, Bai X, Kefalov VJ, Palczewski K (2014 Mar 06). R9AP overexpression alters phototransduction kinetics in iCre75 mice. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 55(3), 1339-47.
  10. Heikkinen H, Vinberg F, Pitkanen M, Kommonen B, Koskelainen A (2012 Aug 17). Flash responses of mouse rod photoreceptors in the isolated retina and corneal electroretinogram: comparison of gain and kinetics. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 53(9), 5653-64.
  11. Heikkinen H, Vinberg F, Nymark S, Koskelainen A (2011 May). Mesopic background lights enhance dark-adapted cone ERG flash responses in the intact mouse retina: a possible role for gap junctional decoupling. J Neurophysiol, 105(5), 2309-18.
  12. Vinberg F, Koskelainen A (2010 Sep 27). Calcium sets the physiological value of the dominant time constant of saturated mouse rod photoresponse recovery. PLoS ONE, 5(9), e13025.
  13. Vinberg FJ, Strandman S, Koskelainen A (2009 Nov 17). Origin of the fast negative ERG component from isolated aspartate-treated mouse retina. Journal of Vision, 9(12), 9.1-17.

Other

  1. Vinberg F (). Invention Disclosure: In-to-ex Vivo ERG Instrument. Washington University School of Medicine/OcuScience, Inc.