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Reagan R. Wetherill

Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Center for Studies of Addiction
3535 Market Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 746-3953
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Clinical Psychology Intern, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System/University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, 2009-2010.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California , 2010-2011.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , 2012-2013.
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Selected Publications

Aydogan, G., Daviet, R., Karlsson, R., Linnér, R.K., Harel, T.A., Kable, J.W., Kranzler, H.R., Wetherill, R.R., Ruff, C.C., Koellinger, P.D., Nave, G. : Genetic underpinnings of risky behavior relate to altered neuroanatomy. Nature Human Behavior 5(6): 787-794, June 2021.

Delgado, M.K., Shofer, F., Wetherill, R.R., Curtis, B., Hemmons, J., Spencer, E., Branas, C., Wiebe, D., Kranzler, H.R.: Accuracy of Consumer‐marketed smartphone‐paired alcohol breath testing devices: A laboratory validation study. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 45(5): 1091-1099, May 2021.

Regier, P., Jagannathan, K., Franklin, T., Wetherill, R., Langleben, D., Gawrysiak, M., Kampman, K., Childress, A.R.: Sustained brain response to repeated drug cues is associated with worse drug-use outcomes. Addiction Biology February 2021.

Wetherill1, R.R., Spilka, N., Maron, M., Keyser, H., Jagannathan, K., Ely, A., Franklin, T.R. : Influence of the natural hormonal milieu on brain and behavior in women who smoke cigarettes: Rationale and methodology. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications 21: 100738, February 2021.

Wetherill, R.R., Spilka, N., Jagannathan, K., Morris, P., Romer, R., Pond, T., Lynch, K.G., Franklin, T.R., Kranzler, H.R.: Effects of topiramate on neural responses to alcohol cues in treatment-seeking individuals with alcohol use disorder: preliminary findings from a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Neuropsychopharmacology February 2021.

Franklin, T.R., Jagannathan, K., Spilka, N.H., Keyser, H., Ely, A.V., Rao, H., Janes, A.C., Wetherill, R.R. : Smoking-induced craving relief relates to increased DLPFC-striatal coupling in nicotine-dependent women. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 221: 108593, February 2021.

Ketcherside, A., Jagannathan, K., Dolui, S., Hager, N., Spilka, N., Nutor, C., Rao, H., Franklin, T., Wetherill, R.R.: Baclofen-induced changes in the resting brain modulate smoking cue reactivity: A double-blind placebo-controlled functional magnetic resonance imaging study in cigarette smokers. Clinical Psychopharmacology & Neuroscience 18: 289-302, May 2020.

Li, X., Pan, Y., Fang, Z., Lei, H., Zhang, X., Shi, H., Ma, N., Raine, P., Wetherill, R., Kim, J., Wan, Y, Rao, H.: Test-retest reliability of brain responses to risk-taking during the balloon analogue risk task NeuroImage 209: 116495, April 2020.

Ely, A., Jagannathan, K., Hager, N., Ketcherside, K.A., Franklin, T.R., Wetherill, R.R. : Double jeopardy: Comorbid obesity and cigarette smoking are linked to neurobiological alterations in inhibitory control during smoking cue exposure. Addiction Biology 25: e12750, March 2020.

Wetherill, R.R., Rao, H., Hager, N., Wang, J., Franklin, T.R., Fan, Y.: Classifying and characterizing nicotine use disorder with high accuracy using machine learning and resting-state fMRI Addiction Biology 24(4): 811-821, July 2019.

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