The U.S. Army awarded the research grant to associate professor of anatomy and cell biology and of neurobiology Michael Kubek, He works with thyrotropin-releasing hormone, or TRH, a neurochemical he helped discover in the human brain.
IU says TRH is known to have antidepressant and anti-suicidal effects, but isn't suitable for injection or oral use.
An idle thought, however. Snorting something up your nose to feel good is not approved of. Snorting something up your nose to stop feeling bad is OK, though. Have I got that right? Just checking.