Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Improving Therapeutic Options for Hypoxia-related Depression with an Animal Model|
Perry F. Renshaw
||Salt Lake City, UT
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The recent escalation in suicide rates amongst veterans is of urgent concern, likely reflecting high rates of both major depression (MDD) and treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Higher rates of MDD and suicide are linked to living at altitude as well as with chronic hypoxic disorders (COPD, asthma, smoking), implying that chronic hypoxia intensifies MDD status, increases the prevalence of TRD and elevates suicide risk. Using a novel translationa...
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