Vanderbilt University
Institute of Imaging Science

Ryan Murray

Research Assistant II

Contact Information
(615) 322-8319


I enjoy working with the people at VUIIS and getting the opportunity to be exposed to many different research projects.


I run the microCT scanners and help train and provide assistance to users. I also assist Dr. Daniel Perrien with some of his research projects.


Murray, R.C., Gilbert, Y.E., Logan, A.S., Hebbard, J.C., Horner, K.A. (2014). Striatal patch compartment lesions alter methamphetamine-induced behavior and immediate early gene expression in the striatum, substantia nigra and frontal cortex. Brain Struct Funct, 219, 1213-1229.

Murray, R.C., Hebbard J.C., Logan, A.S., Vanchipurakel, G.A., Gilbert, Y.E., Horner, K.A. (2014). Stress and withdrawal from d-Amphetamine alters 5-HT2A receptor mRNA expression in the prefrontal cortex. Neurosci Lett, 559, 44-49.

Murray, R.C., Boss-Williams, K., Weiss, J.M. (2013). The effects of chronic mild stress on rats selectively bred for affective disorder-like behavior. Physiol. Behav., 119, 115-129.