New paper: Predicting Imminent Suicidal Thoughts and Nonfatal Attempts – The Role of Complexity

New paper on predicting imminent risk of suicidal behaviors led by Jessica Ribeiro in Clinical Psychological Science. Here's the abstract:   Abstract For decades, our ability to predict suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs) has been at near-chance levels. The objective of this study was to advance prediction by addressing two major methodological constraints pervasive in…

New paper: DNA methylation profiles are associated with complex regional pain syndrome following traumatic injury.

Our new study in Pain led by Steve Bruehl and Eric Gamazon at Vanderbilt on the epigenetic mechanisms of Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome following trauma. Here's the abstract from PubMed: Abstract Factors contributing to development of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) are not fully understood. This study examined possible epigenetic mechanisms that may contribute to…

NIH “Mind the Gap” Webinar Now Online

Many thanks to the NIH Office of Disease Prevention for inviting me to participate in the Mind the Gap Webinar Series. The entire talk is available online.  The highest praise a speaker can receive remains insightful, challenging questions from the audience. This experience did not disappoint!   https://prevention.nih.gov/education-training/methods-mind-gap/suicide-prevention-enabled-data-science