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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK6CX002074-01
Title: CSRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Fatemeh G Haghighi

Location: Bronx, NY
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $206,307
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,014,508
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

SUMMARY Dr. Haghighi's research specialty is in medical epigenetics with applications to traumatic brain Injury (TBI), depression, and suicidal behavior. These epigenetic studies involve how genes are differentially transcribed and regulated, within human clinical and postmortem brain samples, providing a snapshot of potential transcriptional regulatory abnormalities associated with disease neuropathology. Dr. Haghighi's clinical studies show how environmental exposure affects the epigenome. Spe...



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