Kyunghee X. Kim, Shelby Payne, Aizhen Yang-Hood, Song-Zhe Li, Bethany Davis, Allison Schwed, Guhan Iyer, Jason Carlquist, Sonali Gattani, Babak V-Ghaffari, Jay A. Gantz, Dorina Kallogjeri, James A. J. Fitzpatrick, Kevin K. Ohlemiller, Keiko Hirose, and Mark A. Rutherford. Vesicular Glutamatergic Transmission in Noise-induced Loss and Repair of Cochlear Ribbon Synapses. J Neurosci 2019 PMID: 30926748

Choongheon Lee, John Guinan, Mark Rutherford, Wafaa Kaf, Kaitlyn Kennedy, Craig Buchman, Alec Salt, and Jeffery Lichtenhan. Cochlear compound action potentials from high-level tone bursts originate from wide cochlear regions that are offset toward the most sensitive cochlear region. JNeurophysiol 121(3): 1018 (2019). PMID: 30673362

Becker, L., Schnee M.E., Niwa, M., Sun W., Maxeiner S., Talaei S., Kachar B., Rutherford M.A., and Ricci, A.J. The presynaptic ribbon maintains vesicle populations at the hair cell afferent fiber synapseeLife 7 (2018): e30241. PMID: 29328021

Sebe, J.Y., Cho, S., Sheets, L., Rutherford, M.A., von Gersdorff, H., and Raible, D.W.  Ca2+-Permeable AMPARs Mediate Glutamatergic Transmission and Excitotoxic Damage at the Hair Cell Ribbon Synapse. The Journal of Neuroscience 37.25 (2017): 6162-6175. PMID: 28539424

Hirose, K., Rutherford, M.A., and Warchol, M.E. Two cell populations participate in clearance of damaged hair cells from the sensory epithelia of the inner earHearing Research (2017). PMID: 28526177

Ohn, T.L., Rutherford, M.A., Jing, Z., Jung, S., Duque-Afonso, C.J., Hoch, G., Picher, M.M., Scharinger, A., Strenzke, N., and Moser, T.  Hair Cells Use Active Zones with Different Voltage Dependence of Ca2+ Influx to Decompose Sounds into Complementary Neural Codes. PNAS 113(32): E4716 (2016) PMID: 2746210.

Kim, Kyunghee X., and Mark A. Rutherford. "Maturation of NaV and KV Channel Topographies in the Auditory Nerve Spike Initiator before and after Developmental Onset of Hearing Function." The Journal of Neuroscience 36.7 (2016): 2111-2118.

Rutherford, M.A. and Moser, T. (2016)  "The Ribbon Synapse Between Type I Spiral Ganglion Neurons and Inner Hair Cells"  In: The Primary Auditory Neurons of the Mammalian Cochlea. Springer Handbook of Auditory Research. Eds. A. Dabdoub and B. Fritzsch. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-3031-9_5

Rutherford, M.A. "Resolving the structure of inner ear ribbon synapses with STED microscopy." Synapse 69.5 (2015): 242-255.

Wong, A.B., Rutherford, M.A., Gabrielaitis, M., Pangršič, T., Göttfert, F., Frank, T., Michanski, F., Hell, S., Wolf, F., Wichman, C., Moser, T.  Developmental Refinement of Hair Cell Synapses Tightens the Coupling of Ca2+ Influx to Exocytosis. EMBO J 33(3):247 (2014). 

Wong, A.B., Jing, Z., Rutherford, M.A., Frank, T., Strenzke, N., Moser, T. Concurrent Maturation of Inner Hair Cell Synaptic Ca2+ Influx and Auditory Nerve Spontaneous Activity around Hearing Onset in Mice. J Neurosci 33(26):10661 (2013). 

Jing, Z., Rutherford, M.A., Takago, H., Frank, T., Fejtova, A., Khimich, D., Moser, T., Strenzke, N.  Disruption of the Presynaptic Cytomatrix Protein Bassoon Degrades Ribbon Anchorage, Multi-quantal Release, and Sound Encoding at the Hair Cell Afferent Synapse. J Neurosci 33(10):4456 (2013).

von Ameln S, Wang G, Boulouiz R, Rutherford MA, Smith GM, Li Y, Pogoda HM, Nürnberg G, Volk AE, Stiller B, Hong JS, Goodyear RJ, Nürnberg P, Richardson GP, Hammerschmidt M, Moser T, Wollnik B, Koehler CM, Teitell MA, Barakat A, Kubisch C (2012) A Mutation in PNPT1, Encoding Mitochondrial-RNA-Import Protein PNPase, Causes Hereditary Hearing Loss.  Am J Hum Gen, 91(5):919-927.

Rutherford MA, Pangršič T (2012) Molecular Anatomy and Physiology of Exocytosis in Sensory Hair Cells. Cell Calcium, 52(3-4):327-337.

Rutherford MA, Chapochnikov NM, Moser T (2012) Spike Encoding of Neurotransmitter Release Timing by Spiral Ganglion Neurons of the Cochlea. J Neurosci, 32(14):4773-4789.

Frank T, Rutherford MA, Strenzke N, Neef A, Pangršič T, Khimich D, Fetjova A, Gundelfinger ED, Liberman MC, Harke B, Bryan KE, Lee A, Egner A, Riedel D, Moser T (2010) Bassoon and the Synaptic Ribbon Organize Ca2+ Channels and Vesicles to Add Release Sites and Promote Refilling. Neuron, 68(4):724-738.

Rutherford MA, Roberts WM (2009) Spikes and Membrane Potential Oscillations in Hair Cells Generate Periodic Afferent Activity in the Frog Sacculus. J Neurosci, 29(32):10025-10037.

Roberts WM, Rutherford MA (2009) Linear and Nonlinear Processing in Hair Cells. J Exp Bio, 211(11):1775-1780.

Rutherford MA, Roberts WM (2007) “Afferent Synaptic Mechanisms” In: The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference, Volume: Audition. Elsevier.,%20MA%20Rutherford%20and%20WM%20Roberts.pdf

Rutherford MA, Roberts WM (2006) Frequency Selectivity of Synaptic Exocytosis in Frog Saccular Hair Cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 103(8):2898-2903.