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.