Faculty

Ryan Logan, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

450 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh
 
PA
 
15219
Assistant
Margaret Carter

Education & Training

PhD
University of Maine, Neuroscience
University of PittsburghMolecular Neuroscience
Jackson LaboratoryBioinformatics
Rutgers UniversityImmunology and Neuroscience

Selected Honors & Awards

Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society
NARSAD Young Investigator Award, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Research Interests

Circadian rhythms and sleep; Mood and addiction disorders
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Logan, R.W., Arjona, A. and Sarkar, D.K. (2011). Role of sympathetic nervous system in the entrainment of circadian natural-killer cell function. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 25(1), 101-109. PMID: 20816749.
  2. Logan, R.W., Zhang, C., Murugan, S., OConnell S., Levitt, D., Rosenwasser A.M. and Sarkar D.K. (2012). Chronic shift-lag alters the circadian clock of natural killer cells and promotes lung cancer growth in rats. Journal of Immunology. 188(6), 2583-2591. PMID: 22308312
  3. Logan, R.W., Robledo, R.F., Recla, J.M., Philip, V.M., Jay, J.J., Harwood, C., Gatti, D.M., Bult, C.J., Churchill, G.A., and Chesler, E.J. (2013). High-precision genetic mapping of behavioral traits in the Diversity Outbred mouse population. Genes, Brain and Behavior. 12(4), 424-437. PMID: 23433259.
  4. Logan, R.W., Edgar, N., Gillman, A.G., Hoffman, D., Zhu, X. and McClung, C.A. (2015). Chronic stress induces brain region specific alterations in molecular rhythms in mice that correlate with depression-like behavior. Biological Psychiatry, 78(4), 249-258. PMID: 25771506.
  5. Chen, C., Logan, R.W., Ma, T., Tseng, G.C., Sibille, E., and McClung, C.A. (2015). The effects of aging on circadian patterns of gene expression in the human prefrontal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Epub ahead of print. PMID: 26699485.

Education Interests

Mentoring undergraduate/graduate students; Mentoring postdoctoral scholars and residents