Maura Boldrini, M.D., Ph.D., Columbia University
Standard Research Grant (2013): $90,000
Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Suicide
Genetic factors controlling cell production, growth and survival in the hippocampus, a brain area affected by stress, may be different in people who die by suicide. By studying this brain area in relation to suicide, effective therapies that target this brain system may be possible.