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