Glass table with bottle marked DMT, with DMT spilled on the table

Episode 6:
Breathing New Life into DMT


DMT, or Dimethyltryptamine, is a drug most famous for its religious and recreational use, but can it be used for medical purposes? Join Matt as he dives into the effect of DMT on the brain, and especially in low-oxygen conditions.

This episode was produced as part of an upper level course on Neuropharmacology taught by Angel Kaur during Fall 2016 at UNC Asheville.

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6. Breathing New Life into DMT

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