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 ...