$3.5 million UAB grant to find biomarkers that tell likelihood of suicide

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Yogesh Dwivedi, Ph.D., Elesabeth Ridgely Shook Endowed Professor and Director of Translational Research, UAB Mood Disorders ProgramDepartment of Psychiatry is searching for a biomarker that will indicate the likelihood of a person’s attempting suicide. Neuron-derived microRNAs obtained from blood samples may correlate with treatment response and could aid the search for new therapeutics.

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