ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-970314-17
Davidson, Alan
Email: a.davidson@auckland.ac.nz
Affiliation: Davidson Lab
Address: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Division of Hematology/Oncology Children's Hospital Enders 7 300 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115 USA
Country: United States
Phone: +64 9 923-6764
Fax: 64-9-373-7010


Sander, V., Salleh, L., Naylor, R.W., Schierding, W., Sontam, D.M., O'Sullivan, J.M., Davidson, A.J. (2019) Transcriptional profiling of the zebrafish proximal tubule. American journal of physiology. Renal physiology. 317(2):F478-F488
Naylor, R.W., Chang, H.G., Qubisi, S., Davidson, A.J. (2018) A novel mechanism of gland formation in zebrafish involving transdifferentiation of renal epithelial cells and live cell extrusion. eLIFE. 7:
Han, H.I., Skvarca, L.B., Espiritu, E.B., Davidson, A.J., Hukriede, N.A. (2018) The role of macrophages during acute kidney injury: destruction and repair. Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany). 34(4):561-569
Kroeger, P.T., Drummond, B.E., Miceli, R., McKernan, M., Gerlach, G.F., Marra, A.N., Fox, A., McCampbell, K.K., Leshchiner, I., Rodriguez-Mari, A., BreMiller, R., Thummel, R., Davidson, A.J., Postlethwait, J., Goessling, W., Wingert, R.A. (2017) The zebrafish kidney mutant zeppelin reveals that brca2/fancd1 is essential for pronephros development. Developmental Biology. 428(1):148-163
Naylor, R.W., Han, H.I., Hukriede, N.A., Davidson, A.J. (2017) Wnt8a expands the pool of embryonic kidney progenitors in zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 425(2):130-141
Sander, V., Patke, S., Lee, J.Y., Chang, Y.T., Davidson, A.J. (2017) The Vital Dye CDr10b Labels the Zebrafish Mid-Intestine and Lumen. Molecules. 22(3)
Naylor, R.W., Davidson, A.J. (2017) Pronephric tubule formation in zebrafish: morphogenesis and migration. Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany). 32(2):211-216
Naylor, R.W., Qubisi, S.S., Davidson, A.J. (2017) Zebrafish Pronephros Development. Results and problems in cell differentiation. 60:27-53
Naylor, R.W., Dodd, R.C., Davidson, A.J. (2016) Caudal migration and proliferation of renal progenitors regulates early nephron segment size in zebrafish. Scientific Reports. 6:35647
Naylor, R.W., Skvarca, L.B., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., Hukriede, N.A., Davidson, A.J. (2016) BMP and retinoic acid regulate anterior-posterior patterning of the non-axial mesoderm across the dorsal-ventral axis. Nature communications. 7:12197
Drummond, I.A., Davidson, A.J. (2016) Zebrafish kidney development. Methods in cell biology. 134:391-429
Mosimann, C., Panáková, D., Werdich, A.A., Musso, G., Burger, A., Lawson, K.L., Carr, L.A., Nevis, K.R., Sabeh, M.K., Zhou, Y., Davidson, A.J., DiBiase, A., Burns, C.E., Burns, C.G., MacRae, C.A., Zon, L.I. (2015) Chamber identity programs drive early functional partitioning of the heart. Nature communications. 6:8146
Diep, C.Q., Peng, Z., Ukah, T.K., Kelly, P.M., Daigle, R.V., Davidson, A.J. (2015) Development of the zebrafish mesonephros. Genesis (New York, N.Y. : 2000). 53(3-4):257-69
Sander, V., Patke, S., Sahu, S., Teoh, C.L., Peng, Z., Chang, Y.T., Davidson, A.J. (2015) The small molecule probe PT-Yellow labels the renal proximal tubules in zebrafish. Chemical communications (Cambridge, England). 51(2):395-8
Sander, V., Davidson, A.J. (2014) Kidney Injury and Regeneration in Zebrafish. Seminars in nephrology. 34:437-444
Naylor, R.W., and Davidson, A.J. (2014) Hnf1beta and nephron segmentation. Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany). 29(4):659-64
Paik, E.J., Mahony, S., White, R.M., Price, E.N., Dibiase, A., Dorjsuren, B., Mosimann, C., Davidson, A.J., Gifford, D., and Zon, L.I. (2013) A cdx4-sall4 regulatory module controls the transition from mesoderm formation to embryonic hematopoiesis. Stem Cell Reports. 1(5):425-436
Huang, J., McKee, M., Huang, H.D., Xiang, A., Davidson, A.J., and Lu, H.A. (2013) A zebrafish model of conditional targeted podocyte ablation and regeneration. Kidney International. 83(6):1193-200
Cianciolo Cosentino, C., Skrypnyk, N.I., Brilli, L.L., Chiba, T., Novitskaya, T., Woods, C., West, J., Korotchenko, V.N., McDermott, L., Day, B.W., Davidson, A.J., Harris, R.C., de Caestecker, M.P., and Hukriede, N.A. (2013) Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Enhances Recovery after AKI. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN. 24(6):943-53
Naylor, R.W., Przepiorski, A., Ren, Q., Yu, J., and Davidson, A.J. (2013) HNF1beta Is Essential for Nephron Segmentation during Nephrogenesis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN. 24(1):77-87
O'Brien, L.L., Grimaldi, M., Kostun, Z., Wingert, R.A., Selleck, R., and Davidson, A.J. (2011) Wt1a, Foxc1a, and the Notch mediator Rbpj physically interact and regulate the formation of podocytes in zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 358(2):318-30
Wingert, R.A., and Davidson, A.J. (2011) Zebrafish nephrogenesis involves dynamic spatiotemporal expression changes in renal progenitors and essential signals from retinoic acid and irx3b. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 240(8):2011-2027
Lengerke, C., Wingert, R., Beeretz, M., Grauer, M., Schmidt, A.G., Konantz, M., Daley, G.Q., and Davidson, A.J. (2011) Interactions between Cdx genes and retinoic acid modulate early cardiogenesis. Developmental Biology. 354(1):134-142
Swanhart, L.M., Cosentino, C.C., Diep, C.Q., Davidson, A.J., de Caestecker, M., and Hukriede, N.A. (2011) Zebrafish kidney development: Basic science to translational research. Birth defects research. Part C, Embryo today : reviews. 93(2):141-156
Diep, C.Q., and Davidson, A.J. (2011) Transplantation of cells directly into the kidney of adult zebrafish. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. (51)
Diep, C.Q., Ma, D., Deo, R.C., Holm, T.M., Naylor, R.W., Arora, N., Wingert, R.A., Bollig, F., Djordjevic, G., Lichman, B., Zhu, H., Ikenaga, T., Ono, F., Englert, C., Cowan, C.A., Hukriede, N.A., Handin, R.I., and Davidson, A.J. (2011) Identification of adult nephron progenitors capable of kidney regeneration in zebrafish. Nature. 470(7332):95-100
Curtin, E., Hickey, G., Kamel, G., Davidson, A.J., and Liao, E.C. (2011) Zebrafish wnt9a is expressed in pharyngeal ectoderm and is required for palate and lower jaw development. Mechanisms of Development. 128(1-2):104-115
de Jong, J.L., Davidson, A.J., Wang, Y., Palis, J., Opara, P., Pugach, E., Daley, G.Q., and Zon, L.I. (2010) Interaction of retinoic acid and scl controls primitive blood development. Blood. 116(2):201-209
Drummond, I.A., and Davidson, A.J. (2010) Chapter 9 - Zebrafish kidney development. Methods in cell biology. 100:233-260
Amigo, J.D., Ackermann, G.E., Cope, J.J., Yu, M., Cooney, J.D., Ma, D., Langer, N.B., Shafizadeh, E., Shaw, G.C., Horsley, W., Trede, N.S., Davidson, A.J., Barut, B.A., Zhou, Y., Wojiski, S.A., Traver, D., Moran, T.B., Kourkoulis, G., Hsu, K., Kanki, J.P., Shah, D.I., Lin, H.F., Handin, R.I., Cantor, A.B., and Paw, B.H. (2009) The role and regulation of friend of GATA-1 (FOG-1) during blood development in the zebrafish. Blood. 114(21):4654-4663
Hall, C., Flores, M.V., Chien, A., Davidson, A., Crosier, K., and Crosier, P. (2009) Transgenic zebrafish reporter lines reveal conserved Toll-like receptor signaling potential in embryonic myeloid leukocytes and adult immune cell lineages. Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 85(5):751-765
Clatworthy, A.E., Lee, J.S., Leibman, M., Kostun, Z., Davidson, A.J., and Hung, D.T. (2009) Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection of zebrafish involves both host and pathogen determinants. Infection and Immunity. 77(4):1293-1303
Flores, M.V., Hall, C.J., Davidson, A.J., Singh, P.P., Mahagaonkar, A.A., Zon, L.I., Crosier, K.E., and Crosier, P.S. (2008) Intestinal Differentiation in Zebrafish Requires Cdx1b, a Functional Equivalent of Mammalian Cdx2. Gastroenterology. 135(5):1665-1675
Dooley, K.A., Fraenkel, P.G., Langer, N.B., Schmid, B., Davidson, A.J., Weber, G., Chiang, K., Foott, H., Dwyer, C., Wingert, R.A., Zhou, Y., Paw, B.H., Zon, L.I., and Tübingen 2000 Screen Consortium . (2008) montalcino, A zebrafish model for variegate porphyria. Experimental hematology. 36(9):1132-1142
Wingert, R.A., and Davidson, A.J. (2008) The zebrafish pronephros: A model to study nephron segmentation. Kidney International. 73(10):1120-1127
Wingert, R.A., Selleck, R., Yu, J., Song, H.D., Chen, Z., Song, A., Zhou, Y., Thisse, B., Thisse, C., McMahon, A.P., and Davidson, A.J. (2007) The cdx Genes and Retinoic Acid Control the Positioning and Segmentation of the Zebrafish Pronephros. PLoS Genetics. 3(10):1922-1938
Pyati, U.J., Cooper, M.S., Davidson, A.J., Nechiporuk, A., and Kimelman, D. (2006) Sustained Bmp signaling is essential for cloaca development in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 133(11):2275-2284
Zon, L.I., Traver, D., Davidson,A.J., Van Slyke, C. (2006) ZFIN Anatomy Working Group: Blood. Manually curated data.
Davidson, A.J., and Zon, L.I. (2006) The caudal-related homeobox genes cdx1a and cdx4 act redundantly to regulate hox gene expression and the formation of putative hematopoietic stem cells during zebrafish embryogenesis. Developmental Biology. 292(2):506-518
Zhu, H., Traver, D., Davidson, A.J., Dibiase, A., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., Nimer, S., and Zon, L.I. (2005) Regulation of the lmo2 promoter during hematopoietic and vascular development in zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 281(2):256-269
Dooley, K.A., Davidson, A.J., and Zon, L.I. (2005) Zebrafish scl functions independently in hematopoietic and endothelial development. Developmental Biology. 277(2):522-536
Wingert, R.A., Brownlie, A., Galloway, J.L., Dooley, K., Fraenkel, P., Axe, J.L., Davidson, A.J., Barut, B., Noriega, L., Sheng, X., Zhou, Y., Tübingen 2000 Screen Consortium, and Zon, L.I. (2004) The chianti zebrafish mutant provides a model for erythroid-specific disruption of transferrin receptor 1. Development (Cambridge, England). 131(24):6225-6235
Davidson, A.J., and Zon, L.I. (2004) The 'definitive' (and 'primitive') guide to zebrafish hematopoiesis. Oncogene. 23(43):7233-7246
Bovenkamp, D.E., Goishi, K., Bahary, N., Davidson, A.J., Zhou, Y., Becker, T., Becker, C.G., Zon, L.I., and Klagsbrun, M. (2004) Expression and mapping of duplicate neuropilin-1 and neuropilin-2 genes in developing zebrafish. Gene expression patterns : GEP. 4(4):361-370
Bahary, N., Davidson, A., Ransom, D., Shepard, J., Stern, H., Trede, N., Zhou, Y., Barut, B., and Zon, L.I. (2004) The Zon laboratory guide to positional cloning in zebrafish (2004). The Zebrafish: Genetics, Genomics and Informatics, 2nd ed., Methods Cell Biol.. 77:305-329
Davidson, A.J., Ernst, P., Wang, Y., Dekens, M.P., Kingsley, P.D., Palis, J., Korsmeyer, S.J., Daley, G.Q., and Zon, L.I. (2003) cdx4 mutants fail to specify blood progenitors and can be rescued by multiple hox genes. Nature. 425(6955):300-306
Goishi, K., Lee, P., Davidson, A.J., Nishi, E., Zon, L.I., Klagsbrun, M. (2003) Inhibition of zebrafish epidermal growth factor receptor activity results in cardiovascular defects. Mechanisms of Development. 120(7):811-822
Paw, B.H., Davidson, A.J., Zhou, Y., Li, R., Pratt, S.J., Lee, C., Trede, N.S., Brownlie, A., Donovan, A., Liao, E.C., Ziai, J.M., Drejer, A.H., Guo, W., Kim, C.H., Gwynn, B., Peters, L.L., Chernova, M.N., Alper, S.L., Zapata, A., Wickramasinghe, S.N., Lee, M.J., Lux, S.E., Fritz, A., Postlethwait, J.H., and Zon, L.I. (2003) Cell-specific mitotic defect and dyserythropoiesis associated with erythroid band 3 deficiency. Nature Genetics. 34(1):59-64
Guyon, J.R., Mosley, A.N., Zhou, Y., O'Brien, K.F., Sheng, X., Chiang, K., Davidson, A.J., Volinski, J.M., Zon, L.I., and Kunkel, L.M. (2003) The dystrophin associated protein complex in zebrafish. Human molecular genetics. 12(6):601-615
Hall, C.J., Flores, M.V.C., Davidson, A.J., Crosier, K.E., and Crosier, P.S. (2002) Radar is required for the establishment of vascular integrity in the zebrafish. Developmental Biology. 251(1):105-117
Lee, P., Goishi, K., Davidson, A.J., Mannix, R., Zon, L., and Klagsbrun, M. (2002) Neuropilin-1 is required for vascular development and is a mediator of VEGF-dependent angiogenesis in zebrafish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99(16):10470-10475
Davidson, A.J., Dooley, K., Schmidt, B., Paffett-Lugassy, N., White, N., Walderich, B., Odenthal, J., Maischein, H.M., Schulte-Merker, S., Nüsslein-Volhard, C., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., and Zon, L.I. (2001) Functional genomics and mutagenesis screening in the zebrafish identifies genes required for hematopoietic stem cell development. Blood. 98(11):1888
Moretti, P.A., Davidson, A.J., Baker, E., Lilley, B., Zon, L.I., and D'Andrea, R.J. (2001) Molecular cloning of a human vent-like homeobox gene. Genomics. 76(1-3):21-29
Paw, B.H., Zhou, Y., Li, R., Pratt, S.J., Davidson, A.J., Trede, N.S., Brownlie, A., Donovan, A., Liao, E.C., Drejer, A., Peters, L.L., Gwynn, B., Lux, S.E., and Zon, L.I. (2000) Cloning of the zebrafish Retsina blood mutation: Mutations in erythroid band 3 result in dyserythropoiesis and cytokinesis defects. Blood. 96(11):1895
Davidson, A.J. and Zon, L.I. (2000) Turning mesoderm into blood: the formation of hematopoietic stem cells during embryogenesis. Current topics in developmental biology. 50:45-60
Davidson, A.J., Postlethwait, J.H., Yan, Y.-L., Beier, D.R., Van Doren, C., Förnzler, D., Celeste, A.J., Crosier, K.E., and Crosier, P.S. (1999) Isolation of zebrafish gdf7 and comparative genetic mapping of genes belonging to the growth/differentiation factor 5, 6, 7 subgroup of the TGF-beta superfamily. Genome research. 9:121-129