Postmortem Genetic Studies

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

Stella Dracheva, Ph.D.

Ionotropic Glutamate Receptor mRNA Editing in Suicide

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Standard Research Grant (2008): $63,750

Stephanie Kasen, Ph.D.

Transmission of Suicidal Behavior in Three Generations of the Same Families: A 30 Year Community Study

New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University
Standard Research Grant (2008): $63,750

Alicia Smith, Ph.D.

Genetic Variation in Glutamate Receptor Subunits May Contribute to Suicidal Ideation Susceptibility in Pregnancy

Emory University
Young Investigator Grant (2008): $72,250
Mentor: Jeffrey Newport, M.D., Emory University

Monsheel Sodhi, Ph.D.

The Impact of RNA Editing on Suicide Risk

University of Illinois, Chicago
Young Investigator Grant (2008): $72,250
Mentor: Joel Kleinman, M.D., Ph.D., National Institute of Mental Health

Virginia Willour, Ph.D.

Genome-Wide Association Study of Attempted Suicide

Johns Hopkins University
Young Investigator Grant (2008): $72,250
Mentor: James Potash, M.D., M.P.H., University of Iowa