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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

Ely, A.V., Jagannathan, K., Spilka, N., Keyser, H., Rao, H., Franklin, T.R., Wetherill, R.R.: Exploration of the influence of body mass index on intra-network resting-state connectivity in chronic cigarette smokers. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 227(108911), July 2021.

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.

Ely, A.V., Keyser, H., Spilka, N., Franklin, T.R., Wetherill, R.R., Audrain-McGovern, J.: An exploration of associations between smoking motives and behavior as a function of body mass index. Drug and Alcohol Dependence Reports 1: 100008, 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.

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