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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001611-01
Title: Clinical and Imaging Biomarker Trial of Uridine for Veterans with Suicidal Ideation
Principal Investigator:

Douglas Kondo

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $56,526
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,036,720
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Veteran suicides, attempts and suicidal ideation (SI) remain of urgent concern to the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Recent reports indicate that approximately half of veteran suicides take place within 1 month of the decedent’s final VHA encounter, with one quarter occurring within 1 week. This provides a temporal window of opportunity to intervene, and necessitates development of a rapid-acting treatment for veterans with SI. Intravenous ketamine is the prototypical anti-suicidal drug,...



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