Benjamin C. Reiner, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

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TRL Building, 125 S. 31st St.
Department of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155730278
BS (Biology, minor Chemistry)
University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007.
PhD (Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience)
University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2015.
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Selected Publications

SN Chehimi, RC Crist, BC Reiner: Unraveling Psychiatric Disorders through Neural Single-Cell Transcriptomics Approaches. Genes 14(3), March 2023.

T Borner, BC Reiner, RC Crist, CD Furst, SA Doebley, JG Halas, M Ai, RJ Samms, BC De Jonghe, MR Hayes: GIP receptor agonism blocks chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. Molecular Metabolism 2023.

W Ma, MC Oliveira-Nunes, K Xu, A Kossenkov, BC Reiner, RC Crist, J Hayden, Q Chen: Type I interferon response in astrocytes promotes brain metastasis by enhancing monocytic myeloid cell recruitment. Nature Communications 2023.

MJ Sanchez-Navarro, T Borner, BC Reiner, RC Crist, WK Samson, GLC Yosten, L Stein, MR Hayes: GPR-160 Receptor Signaling in the Dorsal Vagal Complex of Male Rats Modulates Meal Microstructure and CART-Mediated Hypophagia. Nutrients 2023.

Y Zhang, JB Nathan, A Moreno, R Merkel, MW Kahng, MR Hayes, BC Reiner, RC Crist, HD Schmidt: Calcitonin receptor signaling in nucleus accumbens D1R-and D2R-expressing medium spiny neurons bidirectionally alters opioid taking in male rats. Neuropsychopharmacology 2023.

AE Weller, TN Ferraro, GA Doyle, BC Reiner, RC Crist, WH Berrettini: Single Nucleus Transcriptome Data from Alzheimer’s Disease Mouse Models Yield New Insight into Pathophysiology. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease October 2022.

Zheng Y, Reiner BC, Liu J, Xu L, Xiong H: Methamphetamine augments HIV-1 gp120 inhibition of synaptic transmission and plasticity in rat hippocampal slices: Implications for methamphetamine exacerbation of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. Neurobiology of Disease 15(168): 105712, 2022.

Benjamin C Reiner, Yafang Zhang, Lauren M Stein, Emilie Dávila Perea, Gabriella Arauco-Shapiro, Jennifer Ben Nathan, Kael Ragnini, Matthew R Hayes, Thomas N Ferraro, Wade H Berrettini, Heath D Schmidt, Richard C Crist: Single nucleus transcriptomic analysis of rat nucleus accumbens reveals cell type-specific patterns of gene expression associated with volitional morphine intake. Translational Psychiatry 12(1), 2022.

Reiner BC, Crist RC, Borner T, Doyle RP, Hayes MR, and De Jonghe BC: Single nuclei RNA sequencing of the rat AP and NTS following GDF15 treatment. Molecular metabolism 56, 2022.

Weller AD, Crist RC, Reiner BC, Doyle GA, Berrettini WH: Neonatal Opioid Withdraw Syndrome (NOWS): A Transgenerational Echo of the Opioid Crisis. Cold Spring Harbor Prespective in Medicine 11(3): a039669, 2021.

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Last updated: 10/21/2023
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