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Kyle Alexander Brown, PhD

Academic Title:

Research Associate

Primary Appointment:


Education and Training

Dr. Brown obtained his PhD degree in Toxicology (Physiology and Pharmacology) from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. His postdoctoral training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine involved the use of electrophysiological approaches to investigate how ketamine and its metabolites facilitate rapid and sustained antidepressant effects.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Synaptic plasticity, Hippocampus, Major Depressive Disorder, Ketamine, Hydroxynorketamine

Research Interests

Dr. Brown studies the neurophysiological mechanisms that underlie the therapeutic effects of rapid-acting antidepressants on synaptic plasticity.

Links of Interest