#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Predicting Mental Illnesses – Zachary Kaminsky, Ph.D.

Zachary Kaminsky, Ph.D., and his team study chemical modifications of DNA called epigenetic signals, with the aim of using these as a way to predict mental illnesses, like postpartum depression and suicide. 

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Zachary Kaminsky, PhD

Zachary Kaminsky, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests: Major depression; postpartum depression; Suicide; Heterogeneity confounds in brain-derived epigenomic datasets; Epigenetic factors underlying psychiatric disease; Mood disorders; Biomarkers predictive of depression and suicide risk. 

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