Postmortem Genetic Studies

Carl Ernst, Ph.D.

Copy Number Variation in Suicide

Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital
Young Investigator Grant (2011): $85,000
Mentor: Roy Perlis, M.D., Harvard University

Gilles Maussion, Ph.D.

Functional Analyses of Differential DNA Methylation in Frontal Cortex of Suicide Completers

Douglas Mental Health Institute, McGill University
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2011): $88,000
Mentor: Gustavo Turecki, M.D., Ph.D., Douglas Hospital, McGill University

Danuta Wasserman, M.D., Ph.D.

Investigation of Inheritance Patterns of Polymorphisms in Genes Regulating the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA Axis), in Relation to Suicidal Behavior and its Endophenotypes

Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Distinguished Investigator Grant (2010): $100,000

Yogesh Dwivedi, Ph.D.

MicroRNAs in Postmortem Brain of Suicide Subjects

University of Illinois at Chicago
Standard Research Grant (2010): $74,944

Falk Lohoff, M.D.

Global Expression Analysis of Patients with Treatment Emergent Suicidal Ideations

University of Pennsylvania
Young Investigator Grant (2010): $85,000
Mentor: Wade Berrettini, M.D., Ph.D.

Clement Zai, Ph.D.

GABA system genes and suicidal behavior in psychiatric disorders

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Posdoctoral Research Fellowship (2010): $100,000
Mentor: James Kennedy, M.D., Centre for Addition and Mental Health

Gustavo Turecki, M.D., Ph.D.

Differential microRNA (┬ÁRNA) Expression in the Prefrontal Cortex of Suicides

Douglas Hospital Research Institute, McGill University
Distinguished Investigator Grant (2009): $99,500

Arthur Simen, M.D., Ph.D.

Prefrontal and Genetic Determinants of Suicidality in the Elderly with Cardiac Disease

Yale University
Standard Research Grant (2009): $75,000

Srijan Sen, Ph.D., M.D.

Investigation into the Role of Genes and Stress in Depression and Suicide among Medical Interns

University of Michigan
Young Investigator Grant (2009): $85,000
Mentor: Margit Burmeister, PhD, University of Michigan

John Strauss, M.D., M.Sc.

BDNF Promoter Methylation and Suicidal Behavior in Bipolar Disorder

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto
Young Investigator Grant (2009): $85,000
Mentor: Arturas Petronis, MD, PhD, University of Toronto