Jacob Jacobsen, Ph.D.

Jacob Jacobsen, Ph.D.

Jacob Jacobsen, Ph.D., Duke University

Standard Research Grant (2013): $89,695

Consequences of Naturalistic Serotonin Deficiency for Suicide-Related Social Endophenotypes in Mice

 

 

Serotonin, early adversity and suicide have been linked.  It is unclear if serotonin effects the experiencing of stress or if serotonin has a direct effect.  By manipulating serotonin genes and the environment of mice, these contributors will be examined.  The results can shed light on stress, serotonin and suicide.