Psychedelics, Neuroplasticity, LSD, Psilocybin, Ketamine, MDMA, Latest Psychedelic Science | Bryan Roth | #119
Download, watch or listen to M&M episode #119
Nick talks to Bryan Roth, MD, PhD, a Professor of Pharmacology at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Roth has been studying the molecular mechanisms of psychedelics since the 1980s. They discuss: serotonin 2A receptors in the mammalian brain; psychedelics & neuroplasticity; classic psychedelics (e.g. LSD, psilocybin, DMT) compared to drugs like ketamine & MDMA; TrkB receptors & BDNF; engineering novel drugs & psychiatric treatment methods; latest findings in psychedelic science.
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Dr. Roth’s first appearance on the podcast: M&M #4 | Drugs, Receptors, Zen Meditation & Psychedelics.
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