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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Identifying Bio-signatures of Suicidal Subtypes in Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Fatemeh G Haghighi

Location: Bronx, NY
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $124,823
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Suicidal behavior is a complex phenomenon, ranging from low-lethality, low-intent impulsive acts to high- lethality high-intent suicidal acts, and thus likely to be associated with multiple underlying subtypes. Genetic associates of suicidal behavior have been identified in several studies, yet the effect sizes for are usually modest, possibly because of the heterogeneity in the suicidal population and the behavior. Using the Million Veteran Program Gamma computational platform, we propose a uni...

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