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Cristina Alberini

Professor Of Neural Science

    1982 …2019
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    Research Output 1982 2019

    2019

    Corticosterone administration targeting a hypo-reactive HPA axis rescues a socially-avoidant phenotype in scarcity-adversity reared rats

    Perry, R. E., Rincón-Cortés, M., Braren, S. H., Brandes-Aitken, A. N., Opendak, M., Pollonini, G., Chopra, D., Raver, C. C., Alberini, C. M., Blair, C. & Sullivan, R. M., Dec 2019, In : Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 40, 100716.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Social Behavior
    Corticosterone
    Phenotype
    Glucocorticoid Receptors
    Poverty

    Developmental changes in plasticity, synaptic, glia, and connectivity protein levels in rat basolateral amygdala

    Bessières, B., Jia, M., Travaglia, A. & Alberini, C. M., Nov 1 2019, In : Learning & memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 26, 11, p. 436-448 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Neuronal Plasticity
    Neuroglia
    Proteins
    Brain
    Synaptophysin

    Editorial: Neurobiological models of psychotherapy

    Javanbakht, A. & Alberini, C., May 22 2019, In : Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 13, 144.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Open Access
    Neurobiology
    Psychoanalysis
    Cognitive Therapy
    Neurosciences
    Psychotherapy

    Lactate from astrocytes fuels learning-induced mRNA translation in excitatory and inhibitory neurons

    Descalzi, G., Gao, V., Steinman, M. Q., Suzuki, A. & Alberini, C., Dec 1 2019, In : Communications Biology. 2, 1, 247.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    astrocytes
    Protein Biosynthesis
    Astrocytes
    Neurons
    lactates

    Wilm’s tumor 1 promotes memory flexibility

    Mariottini, C., Munari, L., Gunzel, E., Seco, J. M., Tzavaras, N., Hansen, J., Stern, S. A., Gao, V., Aleyasin, H., Sharma, A., Azeloglu, E. U., Hodes, G. E., Russo, S. J., Huff, V., Birtwistle, M. R., Blitzer, R. D., Alberini, C. & Iyengar, R., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 3756.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Wilms Tumor
    Tumors
    flexibility
    tumors
    Data storage equipment
    2018

    Astrocyte glycogen and lactate: New insights into learning and memory mechanisms

    Alberini, C., Cruz, E., Descalzi, G., Bessières, B. & Gao, V., Jun 1 2018, In : GLIA. 66, 6, p. 1244-1262 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Glycogen
    Astrocytes
    Lactic Acid
    Learning
    Glycogenolysis

    Developmental changes in plasticity, synaptic, glia, and connectivity protein levels in rat medial prefrontal cortex

    Jia, M., Travaglia, A., Pollonini, G., Fedele, G. & Alberini, C., Oct 1 2018, In : Learning & memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 25, 10, p. 533-543 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neuronal Plasticity
    Prefrontal Cortex
    Neuroglia
    Proteins
    Long-Term Memory

    Insulin-like growth factor II targets the mTOR pathway to reverse autism-like phenotypes in mice

    Steinmetz, A. B., Stern, S. A., Kohtz, A. S., Descalzi, G. & Alberini, C., Jan 24 2018, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 38, 4, p. 1015-1029 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Insulin-Like Growth Factor II
    Autistic Disorder
    Phenotype
    Interpersonal Relations
    Nootropic Agents

    Mechanisms of critical period in the hippocampus underlie object location learning and memory in infant rats

    Travaglia, A., Steinmetz, A. B., Miranda, J. M. & Alberini, C., Apr 1 2018, In : Learning and Memory. 25, 4, p. 176-182 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Hippocampus
    Learning
    Episodic Memory
    trkB Receptor
    Amnesia

    NLGN1 and NLGN2 in the prefrontal cortex: their role in memory consolidation and strengthening

    Katzman, A. & Alberini, C., Feb 1 2018, In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 48, p. 122-130 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Prefrontal Cortex
    Cognition
    Animal Models
    Memory Consolidation
    neuroligin 1
    2017

    Direct dorsal hippocampal-prelimbic cortex connections strengthen fear memories

    Ye, X., Kapeller-Libermann, D., Travaglia, A., Inda, M. C. & Alberini, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Nature Neuroscience. 20, 1, p. 52-61 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fear
    Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
    Aptitude
    Psychopathology
    Hippocampus

    Infantile amnesia: A critical period of learning to learn and remember

    Alberini, C. & Travaglia, A., Jun 14 2017, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 37, 24, p. 5783-5795 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Amnesia
    Learning
    Episodic Memory
    Long-Term Memory
    Memory Disorders
    2016

    Astrocytic β2- Adrenergic receptors mediate hippocampal long- Term memory consolidation

    Gao, V., Suzuki, A., Magistretti, P. J., Lengacher, S., Pollonini, G., Steinman, M. Q. & Alberini, C., Jul 26 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 30, p. 8526-8531 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Long-Term Memory
    Adrenergic Receptors
    Norepinephrine
    Psychopathology
    Astrocytes

    Computational model of a positive BDNF feedback loop in hippocampal neurons following inhibitory avoidance training

    Zhang, Y., Smolen, P., Alberini, C., Baxter, D. A. & Byrne, J. H., Dec 1 2016, In : Learning and Memory. 23, 12, p. 714-722 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    CCAAT-Enhancer-Binding Proteins
    Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
    Cyclic AMP Response Element-Binding Protein
    Neurons
    Phosphorylation

    Developmental changes in plasticity, synaptic, glia and connectivity protein levels in rat dorsal hippocampus

    Travaglia, A., Bisaz, R., Cruz, E. & Alberini, C., Nov 1 2016, In : Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 135, p. 125-138 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neuronal Plasticity
    Long-Term Memory
    Neuroglia
    Hippocampus
    Proteins

    Effective anti-Alzheimer Ab therapy involves depletion of specific Ab oligomer subtypes

    Knight, E. M., Kim, S. H., Kottwitz, J. C., Hatami, A., Albay, R., Suzuki, A., Lublin, A., Alberini, C., Klein, W. L., Szabo, P., Relkin, N. R., Ehrlich, M., Glabe, C. G., Gandy, S. & Steele, J. W., Jan 1 2016, In : Neurology: Neuroimmunology and NeuroInflammation. 3, 3, e237.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Intravenous Immunoglobulins
    Anti-Idiotypic Antibodies
    Brain
    Alzheimer Disease
    Therapeutics

    Infantile amnesia reflects a developmental critical period for hippocampal learning

    Travaglia, A., Bisaz, R., Sweet, E. S., Blitzer, R. D. & Alberini, C., Jul 18 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Neuroscience.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Amnesia
    Metabotropic Glutamate 5 Receptor
    Learning
    Episodic Memory
    Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor

    Insulin-like growth factor 2 rescues aging-related memory loss in rats

    Steinmetz, A. B., Johnson, S. A., Iannitelli, D. E., Pollonini, G. & Alberini, C., Aug 1 2016, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 44, p. 9-21 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Memory Disorders
    Somatomedins
    Young Adult
    Proprotein Convertase 2
    Short-Term Memory

    The role of lactate-mediated metabolic coupling between astrocytes and neurons in long-term memory formation

    Steinman, M. Q., Gao, V. & Alberini, C., Mar 3 2016, In : Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 10, MAR2016, 10.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Long-Term Memory
    Astrocytes
    Lactic Acid
    Neurons
    Aptitude
    2015

    Commentary on Tuch

    Alberini, C., Apr 4 2015, In : Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. 63, 2, p. 317-330 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Psychoanalysis
    Neurosciences
    Neuroscience

    From memory impairment to posttraumatic stress disorder-like phenotypes: The critical role of an unpredictable second traumatic experience

    Finsterwald, C., Steinmetz, A. B., Travaglia, A. & Alberini, C., Dec 2 2015, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 35, 48, p. 15903-15915 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
    Phenotype
    Corticosterone
    Multiple Trauma
    Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor

    Insulin like growth factor 2 expression in the rat brain both in basal condition and following learning predominantly derives from the maternal allele

    Ye, X., Kohtz, A., Pollonini, G., Riccio, A. & Alberini, C., 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 10, e0141078.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    somatomedins
    Somatomedins
    Rats
    Brain
    learning

    The regulation of transcription in memory consolidation

    Alberini, C. & Kandel, E. R., Jan 1 2015, In : Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in biology. 7, 1, a021741.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Long-Term Memory
    Transcription
    Consolidation
    Data storage equipment
    Untranslated RNA

    VGF and its C-terminal peptide TLQP-62 regulate memory formation in hippocampus via a BDNF-TrkB-dependent mechanism

    Lin, W. J., Jiang, C., Sadahiro, M., Bozdagi, O., Vulchanova, L., Alberini, C. & Salton, S. R., Jul 15 2015, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 35, 28, p. 10343-10356 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
    Hippocampus
    trkB Receptor
    Peptides
    Learning
    2014

    A positive autoregulatory BDNF feedback loop via C/EBPβ mediates hippocampal memory consolidation

    Bambah-Mukku, D., Travaglia, A., Pollonini, G., Alberini, C., Bambah-Mukku, D. & Chen, D. Y., Sep 10 2014, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 34, 37, p. 12547-12559 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    CCAAT-Enhancer-Binding Proteins
    Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
    Exons
    Histone Deacetylase 2
    Methyl-CpG-Binding Protein 2

    Editorial

    Alberini, C., Josselyn, S. & Tsai, L. H., Nov 1 2014, In : Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 115, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Enhancement of memories by systemic administration of insulin-like growth factor II

    Stern, S. A., Kohtz, A. S., Pollonini, G. & Alberini, C., 2014, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 39, 9, p. 2179-2190 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Insulin-Like Growth Factor II
    Fear
    Aptitude
    Long-Term Memory
    Executive Function

    Insulin-like growth factor 2 reverses memory and synaptic deficits in APP transgenic mice

    Pascual-Lucas, M., Viana da Silva, S., Di Scala, M., Garcia-Barroso, C., González-Aseguinolaza, G., Mulle, C., Alberini, C., Cuadrado-Tejedor, M. & Garcia-Osta, A., Oct 1 2014, In : EMBO Molecular Medicine. 6, 10, p. 1246-1262 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Memory Disorders
    Somatomedins
    Transgenic Mice
    Hippocampus
    Dependovirus

    Regulation of Neuronal Gene Expression and Protein Synthesis

    Alberini, C. & Klann, E., Jul 11 2014, From Molecules to Networks: An Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 149-174 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Gene Expression Regulation
    Gene Expression
    Proteins
    Long-Term Memory
    Nervous System
    Long-Term Memory
    Glucocorticoid Receptors
    Psychopathology
    Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
    Cognition

    The effect of insulin and insulin-like growth factors on hippocampus- and amygdala-dependent long-term memory formation

    Stern, S. A., Chen, D. Y. & Alberini, C., Oct 1 2014, In : Learning and Memory. 21, 10, p. 556-563 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Long-Term Memory
    Somatomedins
    Amygdala
    Hippocampus
    Insulin

    The neurobiological bases of memory formation: From physiological conditions to psychopathology

    Bisaz, R., Travaglia, A. & Alberini, C., Apr 17 2014, In : Psychopathology. 47, 6, p. 347-356 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Psychopathology
    Long-Term Memory
    Memory Consolidation
    2013

    CCAAT enhancer binding protein δplays an essential role in memory consolidation and reconsolidation

    Arguello, A. A., Ye, X., Bozdagi, O., Pollonini, G., Tronel, S., Bambah-Mukku, D., Huntley, G. W., Platano, D. & Alberini, C., Feb 20 2013, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 33, 8, p. 3646-3658 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    CCAAT-Enhancer-Binding Proteins
    Amygdala
    Long-Term Memory
    Transcription Factors
    Gene Expression

    Mechanisms of memory enhancement

    Stern, S. A. & Alberini, C., Jan 2013, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine. 5, 1, p. 37-53 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Data storage equipment
    AMPA Receptors
    Long-Term Memory
    alpha-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic Acid
    N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors

    Memoria: Traccia fragile e dinamica

    Alberini, C., 2013, Neuroscienze e teoria psicoanalitica. Cena, L. & Imbasciati, A. (eds.). Italy: Springer Verlag, Chapter 1

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Memory reconsolidation

    Alberini, C. & Ledoux, J., Sep 9 2013, In : Current Biology. 23, 17

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Data storage equipment
    mental health
    anxiety
    Interpersonal Relations
    emotions

    Memory Reconsolidation

    Alberini, C., 2013, Elsevier Inc.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Sexuality
    Psychology
    Sexual Child Abuse
    Lawyers
    Sexual Development

    Memory Reconsolidation: Lingering Consolidation and the Dynamic Memory Trace

    Alberini, C., Johnson, S. A. & Ye, X., 2013, Memory Reconsolidation. Elsevier Inc., p. 81-117 37 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Memory Consolidation
    Long-Term Memory
    Psychopathology
    Research Personnel
    Brain

    Memory Reconsolidation, Trace Reassociation and the Freudian Unconscious

    Alberini, C., Ansermet, F. & Magistretti, P., 2013, Memory Reconsolidation. Elsevier Inc., p. 293-312 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Psychotherapy
    Animal Behavior
    Unconscious (Psychology)
    Psychopathology
    Psychology
    2012

    Glucocorticoid receptors recruit the CaMKIIα-BDNF-CREB pathways to mediate memory consolidation

    Chen, D. Y., Bambah-Mukku, D., Pollonini, G. & Alberini, C., Dec 2012, In : Nature Neuroscience. 15, 12, p. 1707-1714 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Calcium-Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase Type 2
    Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
    Glucocorticoid Receptors
    Neural Pathways
    Neuronal Plasticity

    Mechanisms and functions of memory reconsideration: Lingering consolidation and the dynamic memory trace

    Alberini, C., Johnson, S. A. & Ye, X., 2012, Memory reconsolidation. Alberini, C. M. (ed.). Academic Press, Chapter 5

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Memory consolidation and its underlying mechanisms

    Alberini, C., Bambah-Mukku, D. & Chen, D. Y., Jan 1 2012, Memory Mechanisms in Health and Disease: Mechanistic Basis of Memory. World Scientific Publishing Co., p. 147-170 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Memory Consolidation

    Memory enhancement: Consolidation, reconsolidation and insulin-like growth factor 2

    Alberini, C. & Chen, D. Y., May 2012, In : Trends in Neurosciences. 35, 5, p. 274-283 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Somatomedins
    CCAAT-Enhancer-Binding Proteins
    Cyclic AMP Response Element-Binding Protein
    Neuropeptides
    Neurotransmitter Agents

    Memory mechanisms in health and disease: Mechanistic basis of memory

    Alberini, C., Bambah-Mukku, D., Chen, D. Y. & Giese, K. P. (ed.), 2012, World Scientific Publishing.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Memory trace re-association and homeostatic processes: A working model of the Freudian unconscious

    Alberini, C., Ansermet, F. & Magistretti, P. J., 2012, Memory reconsolidation. Alberini, C. M. (ed.). Academic Press, Chapter 14

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2011

    A critical role for IGF-II in memory consolidation and enhancement

    Chen, D. Y., Stern, S. A., Garcia-Osta, A., Saunier-Rebori, B., Pollonini, G., Bambah-Mukku, D., Blitzer, R. D. & Alberini, C., Jan 27 2011, In : Nature. 469, 7331, p. 491-499 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Insulin-Like Growth Factor II
    IGF Type 2 Receptor
    Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3
    CCAAT-Enhancer-Binding Proteins
    Avoidance Learning

    Astrocyte-neuron lactate transport is required for long-term memory formation

    Suzuki, A., Stern, S. A., Bozdagi, O., Huntley, G. W., Walker, R. H., Magistretti, P. J. & Alberini, C., Mar 4 2011, In : Cell. 144, 5, p. 810-823 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Long-Term Memory
    Astrocytes
    Neurons
    Lactic Acid
    Monocarboxylic Acid Transporters

    Memory retrieval and the passage of time: From reconsolidation and strengthening to extinction

    Inda, M. C., Muravieva, E. V. & Alberini, C., Feb 2 2011, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 31, 5, p. 1635-1643 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Avoidance Learning
    Psychological Extinction
    Information Storage and Retrieval
    Long-Term Memory
    Biological Evolution
    Temporal Lobe
    Automatic Data Processing
    2010

    Cognition enhancement strategies

    Bibb, J. A., Mayford, M. R., Tsien, J. Z. & Alberini, C., Nov 10 2010, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 30, 45, p. 14987-14992 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cognition
    Gene Expression
    Neurotransmitter Receptor
    Protein Biosynthesis
    Second Messenger Systems