Reagan R Wetherill

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Research Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Member, David J. Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences
Member, Member, Center for Functional Neuroimaging, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Member, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Center for Studies of Addiction
3535 Market Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 746-3953
Education:
B.S. (Neuroscience)
Vanderbilt University, 2002.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
University of Texas at Austin, 2006.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
University of Texas at Austin, 2010.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Integrating neuroimaging, neuropsychological assessments, genetics, and randomized controlled trials to improve treatment of alcohol and substance use disorders

Antecedents and consequences of alcohol/substance use on the brain and behavior

Mechanisms underlying alcohol-induced blackouts

Selected Publications

Franklin, T.R., Jagannathan, K., Hager, N., Fang, Z., Wong, J., Childress, A.R., Detre, J.A., Rao, H., Wetherill, R.R.: Brain substrates of early (4 hour) cigarette abstinence: Identification of treatment targets. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 182: 78-85, January 2018.

Regier, P.S., Monge, Z.A., Franklin, T.R., Wetherill, R.R., Teitelman, A., Jagannathan, K., Suh, J.J., Wang, Z., Young, K.A., Gawrysiak, M., Langleben, D.D., Kampman, K.M., O’Brien, C.P., Childress, A.R. : Emotional, physical and sexual abuse are associated with a heightened limbic response to cocaine cues. Addiction Biology 22: 1768-1777, November 2017.

Dumais DM, Franklin TR, Jagannathan K, Hager N, Gawrysiak M, Betts J, Farmer S, Guthier E, Pater H, Janes AC, Wetherill RR: Multi-site exploration of sex differences in brain reactivity to smoking cues: Consensus across sites and methodologies. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 178: 469-476, September 2017.

Wetherill RR, Hager N, Jagannathan K, Mashhoon Y, Pater H, Childress AR, Franklin TR : Early versus late onset of cannabis use: Differences in striatal response to cannabis cues. Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research 1(1): 229-233, October 2016.

Wetherill RR, Hager N, Guthier E, Franklin TR: Gram years: a method to standardize and quantify lifetime cannabis use. Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research 1(1): 216-217, September 2016.

Wetherill RR, Jagannathan K, Hager N, Maron M, Franklin TR: Influence of menstrual cycle phase on resting-state functional connectivity in naturally cycling, cigarette-dependent women. Biology of Sex Differences 7: 24, May 2016.

Kranzler, H.R., Armeli, S., Wetherill, R.R., Feinn, R., Tennen, H., Gelernter, J., Covault, J., Pond, T.: Self-efficacy mediates the effects of topiramate and GRIK1 genotype on drinking. Addiction Biology 21(2): 450-459, March 2016.

Wetherill, R.R., Jagannathan, K., Hager, N., Childress, A.R., Rao, H., Franklin, T.R.: Cannabis, cigarettes, and their co-occurring use: Disentangling differences in gray matter volume. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology 18(10): pyv061, June 2015

Wetherill, R.R., Fang, Z., Jagannathan, K., Childress, A.R., Rao, H., Franklin, T.R.: Cannabis, cigarettes, and their co-occurring use: Disentangling differences in default mode network functional connectivity. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 153: 116-123, August 2015.

Wetherill, R.R., Jagannathan, K., Hager, N., Childress, A.R., Franklin, T.R.: Sex differences in associations between cannabis craving and neural responses to cannabis cues: Implications for treatment. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology 23(4): 238-246, August 2015.

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