Ryan Wellington Logan, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics

PhD, University of Maine - Portland-Gorham

Pronouns: he/him/his

Molecular Rhythm Alterations in Human Post-Mortem Brain Associated with Opioid Use Disorder
01/01/2021 - 03/31/2024 (Subcontract PI)
University of Pittsburgh NIH NIDA

Ultra-Fast High-Resolution Imaging of Whole Mouse Brain for the Study of Drug Addiction
03/01/2021 - 02/28/2023 (Subcontract PI)
University of Pittsburgh NIH NIDA

Generating novel mouse tools to investigate brain region and cell-type specific circadian molecular mechanisms of reward and motivation
02/09/2021 - 09/30/2022 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Cell-Type Specific Role of Circadian-Dependent Transcription in Fentanyl-Induced Synaptic and Behavioral Plasticity
05/15/2021 - 08/31/2022 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Proximal prospective associations between circadian alignment, reward function and alcohol use in adolescents
01/01/2021 - 05/31/2022 (Subcontract PI)
University of Pittsburgh NIH NIAAA


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  1. Xue X, Zong W, Glausier JR, Kim SM, Shelton MA, Phan BN, Srinivasan C, Pfenning AR, Tseng GC, Lewis DA, Seney ML, Logan RW. Molecular rhythm alterations in prefrontal cortex and nucleus accumbens associated with opioid use disorder. Transl Psychiatry. 2022 03 26; 12(1):123. PMID: 35347109
  2. Becker-Krail DD, Ketchesin KD, Burns JN, Zong W, Hildebrand MA, DePoy LM, Vadnie CA, Tseng GC, Logan RW, Huang YH, McClung CA. Astrocyte Molecular Clock Function in the Nucleus Accumbens Is Important for Reward-Related Behavior. Biol Psychiatry. 2022 Feb 18. PMID: 35461698
  3. Becker-Krail DD, Parekh PK, Ketchesin KD, Yamaguchi S, Yoshino J, Hildebrand MA, Dunham B, Ganapathiraju MK, Logan RW, McClung CA. Circadian transcription factor NPAS2 and the NAD+ -dependent deacetylase SIRT1 interact in the mouse nucleus accumbens and regulate reward. Eur J Neurosci. 2022 02; 55(3):675-693. PMID: 35001440
  4. Vadnie CA, Petersen KA, Eberhardt LA, Hildebrand MA, Cerwensky AJ, Zhang H, Burns JN, Becker-Krail DD, DePoy LM, Logan RW, McClung CA. The Suprachiasmatic Nucleus Regulates Anxiety-Like Behavior in Mice. Front Neurosci. 2021; 15:765850. PMID: 35126036; PMCID: PMC8811036; DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2021.765850;
  5. Borrelli KN, Yao EJ, Yen WW, Phadke RA, Ruan QT, Chen MM, Kelliher JC, Langan CR, Scotellaro JL, Babbs RK, Beierle JC, Logan RW, Johnson WE, Wachman EM, Cruz-Martín A, Bryant CD. Sex Differences in Behavioral and Brainstem Transcriptomic Neuroadaptations following Neonatal Opioid Exposure in Outbred Mice. eNeuro. 2021 Sep-Oct; 8(5).View Related Profiles. PMID: 34479978; PMCID: PMC8454922; DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0143-21.2021;
  6. Seney ML, Kim SM, Glausier JR, Hildebrand MA, Xue X, Zong W, Wang J, Shelton MA, Phan BN, Srinivasan C, Pfenning AR, Tseng GC, Lewis DA, Freyberg Z, Logan RW. Transcriptional Alterations in Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex and Nucleus Accumbens Implicate Neuroinflammation and Synaptic Remodeling in Opioid Use Disorder. Biol Psychiatry. 2021 10 15; 90(8):550-562. PMID: 34380600; PMCID: PMC8463497; DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2021.06.007;
  7. Buck SA, Steinkellner T, Aslanoglou D, Villeneuve M, Bhatte SH, Childers VC, Rubin SA, De Miranda BR, O'Leary EI, Neureiter EG, Fogle KJ, Palladino MJ, Logan RW, Glausier JR, Fish KN, Lewis DA, Greenamyre JT, McCabe BD, Cheetham CEJ, Hnasko TS, Freyberg Z. Vesicular glutamate transporter modulates sex differences in dopamine neuron vulnerability to age-related neurodegeneration. Aging Cell. 2021 05; 20(5):e13365. PMID: 33909313; PMCID: PMC8135008; DOI: 10.1111/acel.13365;
  8. Buck SA, De Miranda BR, Logan RW, Fish KN, Greenamyre JT, Freyberg Z. VGLUT2 Is a Determinant of Dopamine Neuron Resilience in a Rotenone Model of Dopamine Neurodegeneration. J Neurosci. 2021 06 02; 41(22):4937-4947. PMID: 33893220; PMCID: PMC8260163; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2770-20.2021;
  9. Hasler BP, Soehner AM, Wallace ML, Logan RW, Ngari W, Forbes EE, Buysse DJ, Clark DB. Experimentally imposed circadian misalignment alters the neural response to monetary rewards and response inhibition in healthy adolescents. Psychol Med. 2021 Mar 17; 1-9. PMID: 33729109; PMCID: PMC8935965; DOI: 10.1017/S0033291721000787;
  10. Logan RW, Xue X, Ketchesin KD, Hoffman G, Roussos P, Tseng G, McClung CA, Seney ML. Sex Differences in Molecular Rhythms in the Human Cortex. Biol Psychiatry. 2022 01 01; 91(1):152-162. PMID: 33934884; PMCID: PMC8423868; DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2021.03.005;
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2018 American College of Neuropsychopharmacology: Travel Award
2016 National Institutes of Health: Loan Repayment Award
2016 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine: Competitive Medical Research Fund Grant
2016 Yale: NIDA Proteomics Pilot Grant
2016 National Institute on Drug Abuse: NIDA R21/33
2016 International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society: Outstanding Junior Faculty Travel Award
2015 National Institute on Drug Abuse: NIDA K01 Career Development Award
2015 Society of Biological Psychiatry: Chairman's Choice Award
2014-2015 National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Training Fellow on NINDS T32 Grant - "Neurobiology of Neurological Disease"
2014 Career Development Institute for Psychiatry Fellow
2014 Brain and Behavior Research Foundation: NARSAD Young Investigator Grant
2013 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Poster Presenter Award
2012 National Institute on Drug Abuse: Training Fellow on NIDA T32 Grant - "Neurobiology of Addiction"
2012 Genetics of Addiction Course and Travel Award, HHMI Scholarship
2012 IBANGS Oral Presenter Travel Award
2012 National Institutes of Health: Loan Repayment Award
2012 Research Society on Alcoholism, Junior Investigator Award
2011 Genetics of Addiction Course and Travel Award, HHMI Scholarship
2011 Research Society on Alcoholism, Junior Investigator Award
2010 Society for Neuroscience Presidential Research Chapter Award (1 of 15; 1000+ applicants)
2007 University of Maine: Rosen Fund Travel Scholarship for Biomedical Sciences
2006 Research Society on Alcoholism: International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism Graduate Student Travel Award

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