Below is a list of selected publications

Note - Some of the publications below are in conjunction with the CFEH research group


  • Yoshioka N, Wong E, Kalloniatis M, Yapp M, Hennessy MP, Agar A, Healey PR, Hayen A, Zangerl B. (2015) Influence of education and diagnostic modes on glaucoma assessment by optometrists. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. doi: 10.1111/opo.12247
  • J, Trinh WH, Chau-Vo JS, Nivison-Smith L, Kalloniatis M. (2015) Atypical Features of Fuchs Uveitis Syndrome. Optom Vis Sci.
  • Greferath U, Anderson EE, Jobling AI, Vessey KA, Martinez G, de Iongh RU, Kalloniatis M, Fletcher EL. (2015) Inner retinal change in a novel rd1-FTL mouse model of retinal degeneration. Front Cell Neurosci. 29;9:293. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2015.00293.
  • Ly A, Nivison-Smith L, Hennessy M, Kalloniatis M. (2015) Pigmented Lesions of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium. Optom Vis Sci. 92(8):844-57.
  • Khuu SK, Kalloniatis M. (2015) Standard Automated Perimetry: Determining Spatial Summation and Its Effect on Contrast Sensitivity Across the Visual Field. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 56(6):3565-76.
  • Wong E, Nivison-Smith L, Assaad NN, Kalloniatis M. (2015) OCT and Fundus Autofluorescence Enhances Visualization of White Dot Syndromes. Optom Vis Sci. 92(5):642-53
  • Nivison-Smith L, O'Brien BJ, Truong M, Guo CX, Kalloniatis M, Acosta ML. (2015) Vinpocetine modulates metabolic activity and function during retinal ischemia. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 1;308(9):C737-49.
  • Zangerl B, Hayen A, Mitchell P, Jamous KF, Stapleton F, Kalloniatis M. (2015) Therapeutic endorsement enhances compliance with national glaucoma guidelines in Australian and New Zealand optometrists. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 35(2):212-24.
  • Rogala J, Zangerl B, Assaad N, Fletcher EL, Kalloniatis M, Nivison-Smith L. (2015) In vivo quantification of retinal changes associated with drusen in age-related macular degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 56(3):1689-700.
  • Khuu SK, Kalloniatis M. (2015) Spatial summation across the central visual field: implications for visual field testing. J Vis. 15(1):15.1.6. doi: 10.1167/15.1.6.
  • Wong E, Yoshioka N, Kalloniatis M, Zangerl B. (2015) Cirrus HD-OCT short-term repeatability of clinical retinal nerve fiber layer measurements. Optom Vis Sci. 92(1):83-8.
  • Jamous KF, Kalloniatis M, Hennessy MP, Agar A, Hayen A, Zangerl B. (2015) Clinical model assisting with the collaborative care of glaucoma patients and suspects. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 43(4):308-19.
  • Chiang J, Wong E, Whatham A, Hennessy M, Kalloniatis M, Zangerl B. (2015) The usefulness of multimodal imaging for differentiating pseudopapilloedema and true swelling of the optic nerve head: a review and case series. Clin Exp Optom. 98(1):12-24.
  • Jamous KF, Kalloniatis M, Boon MY, Jalbert I, Zangerl B. (2015) The short-sighted perspective of long-term eye health-care. Clin Exp Optom. 97(6):565-7. 


  • Nivison-Smith L, Milston RL, Madigan M, Kalloniatis M. (2014) Age-related macular degeneration - linking clinical presentation and pathology. Optometry and Vision Science. In press. Accepted 5 February 2014.
  • Whatham AR, Nguyen V, Zhu Y, Hennessy M, Kalloniatis M. (2014) The value of clinical electrophysiology in the assessment of the eye and visual system in the era of advance imaging. Clin Exp Optom 97(2):99-115.
  • Nivison-Smith L, Acosta ML, Misra S, O'Brien BJ, Kalloniatis M. (2014) Vinpocetine regulates cation channel permeability of inner retinal neurons in the ischaemic retina. Neurochem Int. 66:1-14.
  • Nivison-Smith L, Chua J, Tan SS, Kalloniatis M. (2014) Amino acid signatures in the developing mouse retina. Int J Dev Neurosci. 33:62-80.


  • Zhu Y, Misra S, Nivison-Smith L, Acosta ML, Fletcher EL, Kalloniatis M. (2013) Mapping cation entry in photoreceptors and inner retinal neurons during early degeneration in the P23H-3 rat retina. Vis Neurosci.30(3).65-75. 
  • Chua J, Nivison-Smith L, Tan SS, Kalloniatis M. (2013) Metabolic profiling of the mouse retina using amino acid signatures: insight into developmental cell dispersion patterns. Exp Neurol. 250:74-93.
  • Kalloniatis M, Loh CS, Acosta ML, Tomisich G, Zhu Y, Nivison-Smith L, Fletcher EL, Chua J, Sun D, Arunthavasothy N. (2013) Retinal amino aced neurochemistry in health and disease. Clin Exp Optom. 96(3):310-32.
  • Chua J, Nivison-Smith L, Fletcher EL, Trenholm S, Awatramani G, Kalloniatis M. (2013) Early remodeling of Müller cells in the rd/rd mouse model of retinal dystrophy. J Comp Neurol. 521(11):2439-53.

  • Nivison-Smith L, Sun D, Fletcher EL, Marc RE, Kalloniatis M. (2013) Mapping kainate activation of inner neurons in the rat retina. J Comp Neurol. 521(11):2416-38.

  • Nivison-Smith L, Collin SP, Zhu Y, Ready S, Acosta ML, Hunt DM, Potter IC, Kalloniatis M. (2013) Retinal amino acid neurochemistry of the southern hemisphere lamprey, Geotria australis.PLoS One. 8(3):e58406.
  • de Souza CF, Acosta ML, Polkinghorne PJ, McGhee CN, Kalloniatis M. (2013) Amino acid immunoreactivity in normal human retina and after brachytherapy. Clin Exp Optom. 96(5):504-7.


  • Gibson R, Fletcher EL, Vingrys AJ, Zhu Y, Vessey KA, Kalloniatis M. Functional and neurochemical development in the normal and degenerating mouse retina. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Dec 14. doi: 10.1002/cne.23284. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Hu RG, Zhu Y, Donaldson P, Kalloniatis M. (2012) Alterations of glutamate, glutamine, and related amino acids in the anterior eye secondary to ischaemia and reperfusion. Curr Eye Res. 37(7):633-43.

  • de Souza CF, Kalloniatis M, Christie DL, Polkinghorne PJ, McGhee CN, Acosta ML. (2012) Creatine transporter immunolocalization in aged human and detached retinas.Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 53(4):1936-45.

  • e Souza CF, Kalloniatis M, Polkinghorne PJ, McGhee CN, Acosta ML.(2012) Functional and anatomical remodeling in human retinal detachment.Exp Eye Res. 97(1):73-89.

  • Batcha AH, Greferath U, Jobling AI, Vessey KA, Ward MM, Nithianantharajah J, Hannan AJ, Kalloniatis M, Fletcher EL. (2012) Retinal dysfunction, photoreceptor protein dysregulation and neuronal remodelling in the R6/1 mouse model of Huntington's disease. Neurobiol Dis. 45(3):887-96.

  • de Souza CF, Kalloniatis M, Polkinghorne PJ, McGhee CN, Acosta ML. (2012) Functional activation of glutamate ionotropic receptors in the human peripheral retina. Exp Eye Res.;94(1):71-84.


  • Hu RG, Lim JC, Kalloniatis M, Donaldson PJ. (2011) Cellular localization of glutamate and glutamine metabolism and transport pathways in the rat ciliary epithelium. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 18;52(6):3345-53.

  • Britto JM, Tait KJ, Johnston LA, Hammond VE, Kalloniatis M, Tan SS. (2011) Altered speeds and trajectories of neurons migrating in the ventricular and subventricular zones of the reeler neocortex. Cereb Cortex. 21(5):1018-27.


  • Acosta ML, Shin YS, Ready S, Fletcher EL, Christie DL, Kalloniatis M. (2010) Retinal metabolic state of the proline-23-histidine rat model of retinitis pigmentosa. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 298(3):C764-74.

  • Downie LE, Hatzopoulos KM, Pianta MJ, Vingrys AJ, Wilkinson-Berka JL, Kalloniatis M, Fletcher EL. (2010) Angiotensin type-1 receptor inhibition is neuroprotective to amacrine cells in a rat model of retinopathy of prematurity. J Comp Neurol. 518(1):41-63.

  • Fletcher EL, Downie LE, Hatzopoulos K, Vessey KA, Ward MM, Chow CL, Pianta MJ, Vingrys AJ, Kalloniatis M, Wilkinson-Berka JL. (2010) The significance of neuronal and glial cell changes in the rat retina during oxygen-induced retinopathy. Doc Ophthalmol. 120(1):67-86.


  • Bui BV, Hu RG, Acosta ML, Donaldson P, Vingrys AJ, Kalloniatis M. (2009) Glutamate metabolic pathways and retinal function. J Neurochem. 111(2):589-99.

  • Chua J, Fletcher EL, Kalloniatis M. (2009) Functional remodeling of glutamate receptors by inner retinal neurons occurs from an early stage of retinal degeneration. J Comp Neurol. 514(5):473-91.

  • Tan SS, Kalloniatis M, Truong HT, Binder MD, Cate HS, Kilpatrick TJ, Hammond VE. (2009) Oligodendrocyte positioning in cerebral cortex is independent of projection neuron layering. Glia. 57(9):1024-30.


  • Hu RG, Lim J, Donaldson PJ, Kalloniatis M. (2008) Characterization of the cystine/glutamate transporter in the outer plexiform layer of the vertebrate retina. Eur J Neurosci. 28(8):1491-502.

  • Acosta ML, Bumsted O'Brien KM, Tan SS, Kalloniatis M. (2008) Emergence of cellular markers and functional ionotropic glutamate receptors on tangentially dispersed cells in the developing mouse retina. J Comp Neurol. 506(3):506-23.