Neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins might have found a faster a
Most prescription antidepressants take a month or longer to become effective. But a chemical compound known as CPG3466B appears to mimic the effects of ketamine, a tranquilizer that can serve as an antidepressant in small doses. The treatment boosts the moods of mice in just a few hours, according to a study co-authored by Solomon Snyder, a neuroscientist in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine for whom the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience is named....