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Indiana University School of Medicine Researchers Identify Biomarkers for Possible Blood Test to Predict Suicide Risk



8/20/2013 6:41:43 AM

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Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have found a series of RNA biomarkers in blood that may help identify who is at risk for committing suicide. In a study reported Aug. 20 in the advance online edition of the Nature Publishing Group journal Molecular Psychiatry, the researchers said the biomarkers were found at significantly higher levels in the blood of both bipolar disorder patients with thoughts of suicide as well in a group of people who had committed suicide.

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