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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Complement system and suicidal behavior
Principal Investigator:

AnilKumar Pillai

Location: Augusta, GA
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $280,799
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Approximately 800,000 people die from suicide each year and the recent data show that the suicide rate in the United States has increased 33% from 1999 to 2017. United States military veterans have an increased risk of suicide compared with the general population, and approximately 18 to 22 veterans die from suicide each day. It has been reported that up to 90% of individuals who complete suicide have an underlying psychiatric disorder. Suicidal ideation in war veterans is often associated with...

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