Jenny L. Wiley
Senior Fellow, Behavioral Pharmacology
Jenny Wiley, PhD, Senior Fellow (appointed December 2011) in behavioral pharmacology, received her doctoral degree in biological psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Before joining RTI in March 2010, Dr. Wiley was a professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at VCU, where she still maintains an affiliate appointment.
Throughout her career, she has worked extensively with various multidisciplinary and multi-institutional teams focused on studies that used a wide range of methods from molecular to behavioral. Currently, she designs and supervises a program of in vivo research that complements existing strengths of the Center for Discovery and Analytical Sciences, including the synthesis and development of candidate medications and investigation of neural mechanisms underlying substance abuse. She also has independent National Institutes of Health grant-supported research in the area of cannabinoid pharmacology, an area in which she has an extensive record of peer-reviewed publications.
Additionally, she has been involved in governance of the International Cannabinoid Research Society for many years and served as the Society’s president at the 2013 meeting.
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Pharmacology, Virginia Commonwealth University; PhD, Biological Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University; MS, Biological Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University; BS, Psychology (minor: English), College of William and Mary.
Lefever, T.W., Marusich, J.A., Antonazzo, K.R., & Wiley, J.L. (Mar 2014)
Wiley, J.L., Marusich, J.A., Lefever, T.W., Grabenauer, M., Moore, K.N., & Thomas, B.F. (Dec 2013)
Fulp, A., Bortoff, K., Zhang, Y., Snyder, R., Fennell, T., Marusich, J.A., Wiley, J.L., Seltzman, H., & Maitra, R. (Sep 2013)
Wiley, J.L., Marusich, J.A., & Huffman, J.W. (Sep 2013)
Marusich, J.A., Lefever, T.W., Novak, S.P., Blough, B.E., & Wiley, J.L. (Jul 2013)
- Cannabinoid Pharmacology
- Behavioral Pharmacology
- Animal Models of Substance Abuse