People Related To Immunological Memory Research

Kenneth Oestreich, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Events Related To Immunological Memory

Acetylated Tau in Alzheimer’s Disease: Pathogenic Mechanisms Underlying Memory Loss

March 1, 2017, 2 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Tara Tracy, Ph.D.


Research Scientist, J. David Gladstone Institutes, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Special Seminars

CANCELED: Fattening Up Our Immunological Memory

May 27, 2016, 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Susan M. Kaech, PhD


Associate Professor of Immunobiology, HHMI Early Career Scientist, Yale University School of Medicine

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Learning, Memory, & The Aging Brain

March 16, 2016, 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Rosalyn Moran


Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

The Changing Medical View of Memory Disorders and Alzheimer’s Disease

May 3, 2013, 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Rachelle S. Doody, MD, PhD


Effie Marie Cain Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research and Director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

The Molecular Biology of Memory Formation

Sept. 9, 2011, 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Ron Davis, PhD


Professor and Chair of the Scripps Research Institute Department of Neuroscience, Jupiter, Florida

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

You Must Remember This: The Principles of Memory Formation

Sept. 8, 2011, 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Ron Davis, PhD


Professor and Chair of the Scripps Research Institute Department of Neuroscience, Jupiter, Florida

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Stories Related To Immunological Memory

VTCRI scientist awarded $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the body’s immune memory response

June 21, 2018

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a $2 million, five-year grant to Ken Oestreich, an assistant professor at ...

Cell ‘memory’ could be key to strengthen vaccine efficacy

Sept. 8, 2014

A team of scientists from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the University of Alabama at Birmingham say that the immunology boot camp is more communication-intensive than initially thought ...

A molecule that can recognize viruses and tumors also boosts learning and memory

Dec. 22, 2011

A molecule that can sense viruses and tumors in the body has another, surprising function in the brain—to enable the biological imprint of experiences during the learning process.

VTCRI Professor Warren Bickel explores using memory training for addiction treatment

Feb. 1, 2011

People who are addicted to stimulants tend to choose instant gratification or a smaller but sooner reward over a future benefit, even if the future reward is greater. Reduced value ...

Publications Related To Immunological Memory

Legon W, Punzell S, Dowlatti E, Adams S, Stiles A, Moran RJ. (2015). Altered prefrontal excitation/inhibition balance and prefrontal output: markers of aging in human memory networks. Cerebral Cortex.

Bickel WK, Moody L, Quisenberry AJ. (2014). Working Memory Training as a candidate adjunctive treatment in addiction. Alcohol Research: Current Reviews.

Chung D, Raz A, Lee J, Jeong J. (2013). Computational modeling of the negative priming effect based on inhibition patterns and working memory. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 166(7).

Fitting S, Ignatowska-Jankowska BM, Bull C, Skoff RP, Lichtman AH, Wise LE, Fox MA, Su J, Medina AE, Krahe TE, Knapp PE, Guido W, Hauser KF. (2013). Synaptic dysfunction in the hippocampus accompanies learning and memory deficits in human immunodeficiency virus type-1 Tat transgenic mice. Biol Psychiatry 73(5): 443-53.

Campo P, Garrido MI, Moran RJ, García-Morales I, Poch C, Toledano R, Gil-Nagel A, Dolan RJ, Friston KJ. (2013). Network reconfiguration and working memory impairment in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Neuroimage: 48-54.

Wesley MJ, Bickel WK. (2013). Remember the future II: Meta-analyses and functional overlap of working memory and delay discounting. Biological Psychiatry: in press.

Campo P, Garrido M, Moran R, Maestú F, García-Morales I, Gil-Nagel A, del Pozo F, Dolan R, Friston K. (2012). Remote effects of hippocampal sclerosis on effective connectivity during working memory encoding: A case of connectional diaschisis? Cerebral Cortex 22(6): 1225-1236.

Wilson AG, Crystal JD. (2012). Prospective memory in the rat. Animal Cognition 15(3): 349-58.

Demery JA, Dixit NK, Mondello S, Carrin C, Papa L, Wang KKW, Streeter J, Hayes RL. (2011). Serum biomarker levels predict memory impairment following traumatic brain injury: A pilot Study. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 17: 324.

Bickel WK, Yi R, Landes RD, Hill P, Baxter C. (2011). Remember the future: Working memory training decreases temporal discounting among stimulant addicts. Biological Psychiatry 69(3): 260-65.

Moran RJ, Campo P, Maestu F, Reilly RB, Dolan RJ, Strange BA. (2010). Peak frequency in the theta and alpha bands correlates with human working memory capacity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4: 200.

Kishida KT, Klann E. (2007). Sources and targets of reactive oxygen species in synaptic plasticity and memory. Antioxid Redox Signal 9(2): 233-44.

Bogacz R, McClure SM, Li J, Cohen JD, Montague PR. (2007). Short-term memory traces for action bias in human reinforcement learning. Brain Research 1153: 111-121.

Kishida KT, Hoeffer CA, Hu D, Pao M, Holland SM, Klann E. (2006). Synaptic plasticity deficits and mild memory impairments in mouse models of chronic granulomatous disease. Mol Cell Biol 26(15): 5908-20.

Eagleman DM, Montague PR. (2002). Models of learning and memory. Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science: 806-812.

Deldin PJ, Deveney CM, Kim AS, Casas BR, Best JL. (2001). A slow wave investigation of working memory biases in mood disorders. Journal of Abnormabl Psychology 110(2).

Montague PR. (1996). The resource consumption principle: Attention and memory in volumes of neural tissue. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 93(8): 3619-3623.