Ira Driscoll

Summary

Affiliation: University of Lethbridge
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi The aging hippocampus: navigating between rat and human experiments
    Ira Driscoll
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Rev Neurosci 16:87-121. 2005
  2. ncbi The aging hippocampus: cognitive, biochemical and structural findings
    Ira Driscoll
    Department of Psychology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Cereb Cortex 13:1344-51. 2003
  3. ncbi Damage to the hippocampal formation does not disrupt representational flexibility as measured by a novelty transfer test
    Ira Driscoll
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 118:1427-32. 2004
  4. ncbi Virtual navigation in humans: the impact of age, sex, and hormones on place learning
    Ira Driscoll
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, The University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1H 6P4
    Horm Behav 47:326-35. 2005
  5. ncbi Neurophysiological properties of cells filling the neonatal medial prefrontal cortex lesion cavity
    Ira Driscoll
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Brain Res 1178:38-43. 2007
  6. ncbi FGF-2-induced functional improvement from neonatal motor cortex injury via corticospinal projections
    Marie H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 185:453-60. 2008
  7. ncbi Seahorse wins all races: hippocampus participates in both linear and non-linear visual discrimination learning
    Ira Driscoll
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Alta
    Behav Brain Res 164:29-35. 2005
  8. ncbi Reduced area of the corpus callosum in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Gerardo Villarreal
    New Mexico VA Healthcare System, PTSD Program 116A, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Psychiatry Res 131:227-35. 2004
  9. ncbi Differential contributions of hippocampus, amygdala and perirhinal cortex to recognition of novel objects, contextual stimuli and stimulus relationships
    Sandra N Moses
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ont, Canada M6A 2E1
    Brain Res Bull 67:62-76. 2005
  10. ncbi Reduced hippocampal volume and total white matter volume in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Gerardo Villarreal
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:119-25. 2002

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi The aging hippocampus: navigating between rat and human experiments
    Ira Driscoll
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Rev Neurosci 16:87-121. 2005
    ..In addition, studies of the aging hippocampus may have a side-effect in leading to a better understanding of the mechanisms that underlie learning and memory in general...
  2. ncbi The aging hippocampus: cognitive, biochemical and structural findings
    Ira Driscoll
    Department of Psychology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Cereb Cortex 13:1344-51. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi Damage to the hippocampal formation does not disrupt representational flexibility as measured by a novelty transfer test
    Ira Driscoll
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 118:1427-32. 2004
    ..Eichenbaum, 1992). They are consistent with the view that simple associative processes guide choice behavior in animals with hippocampal damage that are confronted with novel combinations...
  4. ncbi Virtual navigation in humans: the impact of age, sex, and hormones on place learning
    Ira Driscoll
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, The University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1H 6P4
    Horm Behav 47:326-35. 2005
    ..Our findings indicate that the persistence of male spatial advantage may be related to circulating testosterone, but not cortisol levels, and independent of generalized age-related cognitive decline...
  5. ncbi Neurophysiological properties of cells filling the neonatal medial prefrontal cortex lesion cavity
    Ira Driscoll
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Brain Res 1178:38-43. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi FGF-2-induced functional improvement from neonatal motor cortex injury via corticospinal projections
    Marie H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 185:453-60. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrate that FGF-2 treatment restores the connectivity of the filled region in neonatal rats. This provides a possible mechanism for FGF-2-induced functional recovery...
  7. ncbi Seahorse wins all races: hippocampus participates in both linear and non-linear visual discrimination learning
    Ira Driscoll
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Alta
    Behav Brain Res 164:29-35. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi Reduced area of the corpus callosum in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Gerardo Villarreal
    New Mexico VA Healthcare System, PTSD Program 116A, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Psychiatry Res 131:227-35. 2004
    ..These findings are similar to previous results in children with PTSD and suggest specific changes in the CC...
  9. ncbi Differential contributions of hippocampus, amygdala and perirhinal cortex to recognition of novel objects, contextual stimuli and stimulus relationships
    Sandra N Moses
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ont, Canada M6A 2E1
    Brain Res Bull 67:62-76. 2005
    ..Implications for declarative and conjunctive hippocampal theories are discussed...
  10. ncbi Reduced hippocampal volume and total white matter volume in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Gerardo Villarreal
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:119-25. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess hippocampal and whole-brain volume in civilian PTSD...
  11. ncbi A quantitative comparison of synaptic density following perfusion versus immersion fixation in the rat cerebral cortex
    Marie H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1K 3M4
    Microsc Res Tech 67:300-4. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that, despite suboptimal qualitative results, fixation by immersion allows for adequate quantification of synapses...
  12. ncbi FGF-2-induced cell proliferation stimulates anatomical, neurophysiological and functional recovery from neonatal motor cortex injury
    Marie H Monfils
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 24:739-49. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi Enhanced cell death and learning deficits after a mini-stroke in aged hippocampus
    Ira Driscoll
    Department of Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alta, Canada
    Neurobiol Aging 29:1847-58. 2008
    ..Overall, our pattern of results suggest that the aged hippocampus is more vulnerable to the same insult that has little or no effect on the young hippocampus...
  14. ncbi Apolipoprotein E and prospective memory in normally aging adults
    Ira Driscoll
    Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Neuropsychology 19:28-34. 2005
    ..The authors found a significant deficit in prospective memory for epsilon4 allele carriers but no effect of association in either group. The results suggest the deficit was due to failure of the prospective component of the task...
  15. ncbi Human place learning in a virtual Morris water task: some important constraints on the flexibility of place navigation
    Derek A Hamilton
    Department of Psychology, Logan Hall, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Behav Brain Res 129:159-70. 2002
    ..Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1978). Additionally, the transfer data reported here closely match the data obtained by Sutherland et al. with rats suggesting some generality in the principles involved in place learning...
  16. ncbi Impact of Alzheimer's pathology on cognitive trajectories in nondemented elderly
    Ira Driscoll
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Neurol 60:688-95. 2006
    ..We investigated whether cognitive trajectories differ between clinically normal elderly individuals with and without AD neuropathology and how they compare with trajectories of clinically impaired individuals before dementia diagnosis...
  17. ncbi Testosterone and cognition in normal aging and Alzheimer's disease: an update
    Ira Driscoll
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Curr Alzheimer Res 4:33-45. 2007
    ..In addition, a number of potential explanations of the discrepancy between data obtained in humans and non-human animals are discussed...
  18. ncbi Vulnerability of the orbitofrontal cortex to age-associated structural and functional brain changes
    Susan M Resnick
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Gerontology Research Center, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1121:562-75. 2007
    ..Future studies using new in vivo imaging probes will help determine whether neuropathologic changes underlie the structural and functional changes...