Sean Gallagher, M.S. Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

At the Lifespan Brain Initiative, Sean is the lead research coordinator responsible for the recruitment and clinical assessment of research subjects. He also conducts neuropsychological computer testing (CNB) and functional neuroimaging procedures (fMRI). His expertise supports advancing the understanding of pathogenesis and detection of gene/environment interactions that modulate susceptibility to neurodevelopmental disorders.

Contact

rsga@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Education

Education: 
M.S. – Villanova University – Counseling and Human Resources

Selected Publications

Publications: 
  1. Roalf, D.R., Vandekar, S. Gur, R.C., Ruparel, K., Gerraty, R.T., Elliott, M.A., Gallagher, R.S., Almasy, L., Pogue-Geile, M.F., Prasad, K., Wood, J., Nimgaonkar, V.L., & Gur, R.E. Familial heterogeneity of subcortical brain volume and shape in schizophrenia. Biol Psychiatry. 2015 Jan 15; 77(2): 137–146. 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.05.009

  2. Roalf, D.R., Gur, R.C., Ruparel, K., Gerraty, R.T., Elliott, M.A., Gallagher, R.S., Almasy, L., Pogue-Geile, M.F., Prasad, K., Wood, J., Nimgaonkar, V.L., & Gur, R.E. Neurobehavioral predictors of cognitive performance across a standardized neurocognitive battery. Neuropsychology. 2014 Mar;28(2):161-76. doi: 10.1037/neu0000011. Epub 2013 Dec 23.

  3. Roalf DR, Gur RC, Almasy L, Richard J, Gallagher RS, Prasad K, Wood J, Pogue-Geile MF, Nimgaonkar VL, Gur RE. (2012, August) Neurocognitive Performance Stability in a Multiplex Multigenerational Study of Schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. 2013 Sep;39(5):1008-17. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbs078. Epub 2012 Aug 27.