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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Examination of resting state functional connectivity as a marker of acute suicide risk
Principal Investigator:

Ricardo Caceda

Location: Northport, NY
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $200,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This Merit Award resubmission in response to the RFA CX-18-023 addresses one of the top VA priorities, suicide prevention. Recognizing those at the highest risk of suicidal behavior with an imminent need for acute medical intervention remains a fallible subjective decision based on known risk and protective factors. Unfortunately, the contribution of each of these risk factors is small. Thus, there is an urgent need to develop adequate algorithms to predict imminent suicide risk. The overall obj...

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