Skip to main content

Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

NIH Intramural Reddit “Ask Me Anything” with Dr. Carlos Zarate Jr. - Developing Novel Therapeutics for Depression

Date and Time

Location

Reddit

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s Intramural Research Program (IRP) teamed up for a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) discussion with Dr. Carlos Zarate Jr, chief of NIMH’s Experimental Therapeutics & Pathophysiology Branch. During the Reddit AMA, Dr. Zarate answered questions from the public about current treatments for depression and the latest research efforts to develop cutting-edge therapies for the condition.

For a summary, see the blog post from the NIH’s Intramural Blog: https://irp.nih.gov/blog/post/2018/11/shedding-light-on-the-deep-darkness-of-depression

To view the full AMA on Reddit, visit https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/9wosua/askscience_ama_series_im_carlos_zarate_jr_and_my/

About Reddit:
Reddit is a collection of online message boards where people can hold discussions. The website is composed of a large number of “subreddits” focused on particular themes. The host of this AMA was the “Ask Science” subreddit (r/askscience). Through a Reddit account, users posted their thoughts or questions to the discussion page.