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Cristina Alberini

Professor Of Neural Science

1982 …2019
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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

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

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
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
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

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
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

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
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

Disrupting the memory of places induced by drugs of abuse weakens motivational withdrawal in a context-dependent manner

Taubenfeld, S. M., Muravieva, E. V., Garcia-Osta, A. & Alberini, C., Jul 6 2010, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107, 27, p. 12345-12350 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Street Drugs
Cyclic AMP-Dependent Protein Kinases
Morphine
Opiate Alkaloids
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Limited efficacy of propranolol on the reconsolidation of fear memories

Muravieva, E. V. & Alberini, C., 2010, In : Learning and Memory. 17, 6, p. 306-313 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propranolol
Fear
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Injections
Adrenergic Antagonists
2009

Amyloid beta mediates memory formation

Garcia-Osta, A. & Alberini, C., Apr 2009, In : Learning and Memory. 16, 4, p. 267-272 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyloid
Peptides
Hippocampus
Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor
Amyloid Plaques

Preclinical Assessment for Selectively Disrupting a Traumatic Memory via Postretrieval Inhibition of Glucocorticoid Receptors

Taubenfeld, S. M., Riceberg, J. S., New, A. S. & Alberini, C., Feb 1 2009, In : Biological Psychiatry. 65, 3, p. 249-257 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glucocorticoid Receptors
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Inhibition (Psychology)
Psychiatry
Therapeutics

Transcription factors in long-term memory and synaptic plasticity

Alberini, C., Jan 2009, In : Physiological Reviews. 89, 1, p. 121-145 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuronal Plasticity
Long-Term Memory
Transcription Factors
Gene Expression
Transcription Factor AP-1

Unwind: Chronic Stress Exacerbates the Deficits of Alzheimer's Disease

Alberini, C., Jun 1 2009, In : Biological Psychiatry. 65, 11, p. 916-917 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition Disorders
Psychological Stress
Alzheimer Disease
2008

Abnormal expression of synaptic proteins and neurotrophin-3 in the down syndrome mouse model Ts65Dn

Pollonini, G., Gao, V., Rabe, A., Palminiello, S., Albertini, G. & Alberini, C., Sep 22 2008, In : Neuroscience. 156, 1, p. 99-106 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurotrophin 3
Down Syndrome
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 21
Hippocampus
Neuronal Plasticity

Cell Shape and Negative Links in Regulatory Motifs Together Control Spatial Information Flow in Signaling Networks

Neves, S. R., Tsokas, P., Sarkar, A., Grace, E. A., Rangamani, P., Taubenfeld, S. M., Alberini, C., Schaff, J. C., Blitzer, R. D., Moraru, I. I. & Iyengar, R., May 16 2008, In : Cell. 133, 4, p. 666-680 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell Shape
Phosphoprotein Phosphatases
Phosphoric Diester Hydrolases
Cell Size
Adrenergic Receptors

PKMζ maintains spatial, instrumental, and classically conditioned long-term memories

Serrano, P., Friedman, E. L., Kenney, J., Taubenfeld, S. M., Zimmerman, J. M., Hanna, J., Alberini, C., Kelley, A. E., Maren, S., Rudy, J. W., Yin, J. C. P., Sacktor, T. C. & Fenton, A., Dec 2008, In : PLoS Biology. 6, 12, p. 2698-2706 9 p., e318.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-Term Memory
protein kinases
Protein Kinases
Data storage equipment
fearfulness

The neurotrophin-inducible gene Vgf regulates hippocampal function and behavior through a brain-derived neurotrophic factor-dependent mechanism

Bozdagi, O., Rich, E., Tronel, S., Sadahiro, M., Patterson, K., Shapiro, M. L., Alberini, C., Huntley, G. W. & Salton, S. R. J., Sep 24 2008, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 28, 39, p. 9857-9869 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Nerve Growth Factors
Neuronal Plasticity
Long-Term Potentiation
Tissue Plasminogen Activator

The role of protein synthesis during the labile phases of memory: Revisiting the skepticism

Alberini, C., Mar 2008, In : Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 89, 3, p. 234-246 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proteins
Neuronal Plasticity
Amnesia
Long-Term Memory
Maintenance
2007

Persistent Disruption of a Traumatic Memory by Postretrieval Inactivation of Glucocorticoid Receptors in the Amygdala

Tronel, S. & Alberini, C., Jul 1 2007, In : Biological Psychiatry. 62, 1, p. 33-39 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glucocorticoid Receptors
Amygdala
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Fear
Glucocorticoids