Published: March 5, 2018

Sam DolzaniCU Psychology and Neuroscience recently defended graduate student Sam Dolzani (Behavioral Neuroscience), mentored by Distinguished Professor Steve Maier and Senior Research Associate Mike Baratta, was in the popular press because of a publication in the journal eNeuro. This research demonstrated that a low dose of ketamine given to female rats diminished the anxiety-like effects of a stressor a week later. This research is novel in that this kind of effect has only been studied previously in males. Read the ScienceDaily article or the EurekAlert! article, or read the original eNeuro article.