All Neurobiological Studies

Helene Bach, Ph.D.

Expression of Truncated Isoform of Neuronal Tryptophan Hydroxylase in the Brainstem of Depressed Suicides

Columbia University
Standard Research Grant (2008): $63,750

Todd Gould, M.D.

Developing Preclinical Models of Suicide Endophenotypes to Delineate Lithium’s Antisuicidal Target

University of Maryland
Standard Research Grant (2008): $63,750

Mani Pavuluri, M.D., Ph.D.

fMRI Study of Brain Circuitry Underlying Impulsivity and Affect Regulation in Suicidal Patients with Adolescent Bipolar Disorder

University of Illinois at Chicago
Standard Research Grant (2008): $63,750

Daniel P. Dickstein, M.D.

Bio-Behavioral Markers of Affect Regulation in Teen Suicide Attempters versus Non-Suicidal Self-Injurers

Brown University
Young Investigator Grant (2008): $85,000
Mentor: Anthony Spirito, PhD, Brown University

Alexandre Dombrovski, M.D.

Neurobiology of Inhibitory Control in Late-Life Suicide

University of Pittsburgh
Young Investigator Grant (2008): $72,250
Mentor: Charles Reynolds, M.D., University of Pittsburgh

Michael J. Minzenberg, M.D.

Dysfunction of Prefrontal Cortex, Cognitive Control and Suicide Risk in Schizophrenia

University of California, Davis
Young Investigator Grant (2008): $85,000
Mentor: Cameron Carter, MD, University of California, Davis

Nicole Heilbron, Ph.D.

Childhood Traumatic Stress and Adolescent Girls’ Suicidality: A Longitudinal Examination of Psychophysiological Mechanisms

University of North Carolina
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2008): $100,000
Mentor: Michael Prinstein, Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Luis Pennanen, Ph.D.

Dissecting Serotonergic Influences on Impulsivity and Aggression

University of California San Francisco
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2008): $100,000
Mentor: Lawrence Tecott, M.D., Ph.D., University of California San Francisco 

Naguib Mechawar, Ph.D.

Investigating Glial Cells Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) in the Amygdala of Suicide Victims

McGill University
Pilot Research Grant (2008): $20,000