Juan Zhao investigates whether suicide is characterised by specific neurotransmitter changes in the prefrontal cortex. he studies two independent patient cohorts: one comprising patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD) who committed suicide and one of elderly patients with MDD and bipolar disorder who had died of causes other than suicide.
J. Zhao: Prefrontal Gene Expression Changes in Mood Disorders and Suicide.
Prof. D.F. Swaab (Zhejiang University)
Prof. P.J. Lucassen
Prof. H.W.H.G. Kessels (KNAW)
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