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Autopsy Studies of Potential Targets of In Vivo Imaging for Suicide Risk

2014 Distinguished Investigator Grant
Amount Awarded: $100,000
Focus Area: Neurobiological Studies

Andrew Dwork, M.D.
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene

Inside the Research

Question: Can genes cause unique changes in the brain that contribute to suicide?

Strategy: Using an innovative brain imaging technique, study genetically produced changes in the areas of the brain associated with suicide.

Impact: May lead to ability to determine suicide risk.