We aim to identify methylation biomarkers for alcohol and related health risks, and examine the functional role of methylation in alcohol processes.“Schizophrenia case-control study of neonatal and post onset methylomes” 1R01MH109525-01A1: NIMH; 2017-2020 “Developmental methylomics of childhood trauma and its health consequences” 1R01MH104576; NIMH; 2014-2019
The overarching goal is to identify methylation changes in peripheral blood samples associated with childhood adversity and study short and long term health consequences."Research education in statistical genetics of substance abuse" 2R25DA026119; NIDA/OD; 2014-2019
The overall goal of this research education program is to provide an environment that encourages the development and application of new statistical genetics methods for substance use disorders.“A longitudinal methylome study to detect biomarkers predicting MDD trajectories” 1R01MH099110; NIMH; 2013-2018
Our overarching goal is to identify methylation markers in existing peripheral blood samples associated with clinical MDD trajectories over a six year time period.