Matthew K Vickaryous

 Matthew Vickaryous


BSc, MSc Calgary, PhD Dalhousie
 Office: Biomed 2624
 519-824-4120 Ext. 53871

 Lab: Biomed 2622
 519-824-4120 Ext. 52378


Current Graduate Students

  • Kathy Jacyniak - PhD
  • Nikita McKnight - PhD
  • Kayla Favaro - MSc
  • Olivia Smith - MSc
  • Alexandra Noble - MSc


Selected Publications

  • Allwood M, Edgett BA, Platt MJ, Marrow JP, Coyle-Asbil B, Holjak EJB, Nelson VL, Bangali S, Alshamali R, *Jacyniak K, Klein JM, Farquharson L, Romanova N, Ogilvie LM, Huber JS, Vickaryous MK, Hare GMT, Brunt KR and Simpson JA. (2024). Novel roles of cardiac-derived erythropoietin in cardiac development and function. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 188: 90-104.
  • *Austin, L.E., *Graham, C., Vickaryous, M.K. (2023). Spontaneous neuronal regeneration in the forebrain of the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius) following neurochemical lesioning. Developmental Dynamics. 252(1): 186-207.
  • Marghoub, A., Kever, L., *Williams, C.J.A., Abzhanov, A., Vickaryous, M.K., Herrel, A., Evans, S.E.,
  • Moazen, M. (2023). The role of cranial osteoderms on the mechanics of the skull in scincid lizards. Anatomical Record. 306(10): 2415-2424.
  • *Williams, C.W., Kirby, A., Marghoub, A., Kever, L., Ostashevskaya-Gohstand, S., Bertazzo, S., Moazen, M., Abzhanov, A., Herrel, A., Evans, S.E., Vickaryous, M.K. (2022). A review of the osteoderms of lizards (Reptilia: Squamata). Biological Reviews. 97: 1-19.
  • *Donato, S.V., Vickaryous, M.K. (2022). Radial glia and neuronal-like ependymal cells are present within the spinal cord of the trunk (body) in the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius). Journal of Developmental Biology. 10(21): 1-22.
  • Lopez-Jimenez, C., Lepage, S.I.M., Chiu, L.L.Y., Waldman, S.D., Vickaryous, M.K., Kandel, R.A., Koch, T.G. (2022). Generation of double-layered equine mesenchymal stromal cell-derived osteochondral constructs. Journal of Cartilage & Joint Preservation. 2(1): 1-11.
  • Liang, C., Marghoub, A., Kever, L., Bertazzo, S., Abzhanov, A., Vickaryous, M., Herrel, A., Evans, S.E., Moazen, M. (2021). Lizard osteoderms - Morphological characterization, biomimetic design and manufacturing based on three species. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 16(066011): 1-11.
  • Bradley, S.S., Howe, E., Bailey, C.D., and M.K. Vickaryous. 2021. The dendrite arbor of Purkinje cells is altered in response to tail regeneration in the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius). Integrative and Comparative Biology; icab098,
  • Schwaner, M.J., Hsieh, S.T., Braasch, I., Bradley, S., Campos, C.B., Collins, C.E., Donatelli, C.M., Fish, F.E., Fitch, O.E., Flammang, B.E., Jackson, B.E., Jusufi, A., Mekdara, P.J., Patel, A., Swalla, B.J. Vickaryous, M., McGowan, C.P. 2021. Future tail tales: a forward-looking integrative perspective on tail research.  Integrative and Comparative Biology; icab082,
  • Bradley, S.S., Howe, E., Bent, L.R., and M.K. Vickaryous. 2021. Cutaneous tactile sensitivity before and after tail loss and regeneration in the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius). Journal of Experimental Biology 224: 1-8 (jeb234054).
  • Ösi, A., Magyar, J., Rosta, K., and M.K. Vickaryous. 2021. Cranial ornamentation in the Late Cretaceous nodosaurid ankylosaur Hungarosaurus. PeerJ DOI 10.7717/peerj.11010
  • Horricks, R.A., Herbinger, C.M., Vickaryous, M.K., Taylor, P., and J.S. Lumsden. 2020. Differential protein abundance associated with delayed regeneration of the scleractinian coral Montastraea cavernosa. Coral Reefs 39: 1175-1186.
  • Kirby, A., Vickaryous, M., Boyde, A., Olivo, A., Moazen, M., Bertazzo, S., and S. Evans. 2020. A comparative histological study of the osteoderms in the lizards Heloderma suspectum (Squamata: Helodermatidae) and Varanus komodoensis (Squamata: Varanidae). Journal of Anatomy 236: 1035-1043.