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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Toxoplasma gondi, the kynurenine pathway, and suicidal behavior in veterans
Principal Investigator:

Teodor Postolache

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Background As suicide epidemics appear resilient to current organizational and individual approaches, and as our pharmacological arsenal for suicide prevention is stagnant, there is a fundamental need to increase our understanding about the biological mechanisms underlying suicidal self-directed violence (SSDV). The goals of this proposal are therefore to investigate infectious and immune biological processes that contribute to SSDV. Infection wit...

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