Sanjay J. Matthew, MD, on Ketamine's Mechanism of Action

Sanjay J. Mathew, MD, vice chair for research at Baylor College of Medicine and staff physician at the Michael E. Debakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas, discusses how ketamine works in the body and how it is different from other antidepressants.

Dr. Mathew, who is also director of Baylor’s mood and anxiety disorders program, has been studying the brain's glutamate system and agents such as ketamine for more than a decade.