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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: 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

Alberini, C., 2013, Elsevier Inc.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Sexuality
Psychology
Sexual Child Abuse
Lawyers
Sexual Development

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