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


November 13, 2018



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: 

To view the full AMA on Reddit, visit 

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.