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We are exploring the effects of ketamine on past memories, decision-making and emotions. We are looking for volunteers who are aged 20-60 with current depression who have not responded to the usual antidepressant treatments. If you participate, you will be administered ketamine or a placebo intravenously in a single infusion. The study will involve coming to the Neurosciences building, Warneford Hospital, on five occasions.

GEMS (Glutamate Emotion Memory Study)


Ethics approval reference: R74013/RE001

We are looking for

Depressed individuals aged 20-60 who are currently taking an antidepressant but are still experiencing symptoms.


You will be reimbursed for your time up to £255 and reimbursed for travel expenses.