Brain Functioning Studies

Michael McCloskey, Ph.D.

Neural Substrates of Emotion Dysregulation and Self-Harm in Suicide Attempters

Temple University
Standard Research Grant (2010): $75,000

Masoud Kamali, M.D.

Identification of Neurophysiological Markers of Suicidal Behavior and Impulsivity in Bipolar Disorder

University of Michigan
Young Investigator Grant (2010): $84,888
Mentor: Patricia Deldin, Ph.D., University of Michigan

Paul Soloff, M.D.

An fMRI Study of Affect Arousal and Cognitive Control in Suicidal Subjects with Borderline Personality Disorder

University of Pittsburgh
Distinguished Investigator Grant (2009): $98,570

Teodor Postolache, M.D.

Number and Severity of Suicide Attempts: Relationship with Toxoplasma Gondii Antibodies

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Standard Research Grant (2009): $75,000

Emil F. Coccaro, M.D.

Diffusion Tensor Imaging Studies of Suicidal Behavior

University of Chicago
Distinguished Investigator Grant (2008): $100,000

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