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AusGDB-Depression: An Australian genetic database study of functional genetic variants and environmental factors in major depression [ 2013 - 2017 ]

Also known as: Genetic variants and environmental factors in depression

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1051931]

Researchers: A/Pr Mauricio Arcos-Burgos Prof Gavin Huttley (Participant) Prof Ma-Li Wong (Principal investigator)

Brief description Major depression is the leading cause of disability in Australia, but its causes are unknown. Despite a significant role of genes in this disorder and many genetic studies, researchers have not been able to identify the genes that increase the risk for this disorder. In this project, we will identify, characterize and use genetic functional variants and environmental factors to create a way to predict diagnosis of this disorder.

Funding Amount $AUD 620,486.25

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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