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Jen Forsyth Receives R01 Grant from NIH for Research on Genetic Risk for Serious Mental Illness

Jen Forsyth received an R01 grant from National Institutes of Health, in the total amount of $3,420,832. The award is for her research titled: Genetic Risk for Serious Mental Illness and Development. This project will establish a new cohort of 3,000 children and early adolescents with risk of serious mental illnesses in the Paisa population of Colombia, and analyze the relationships between clinical and neurobehavioral signs and symptoms in childhood, individualized genetic risk profiles, and longitudinal clinical outcomes. Congratulations, Jen!