Chemistry Research Advances to Sweet 16

DMT crystals

Assistant Professor David Olson's work has made it to the Sweet 16 round of STAT Madness, a bracket-style competition to find the most innovative biomedical research of 2018. Now the only entry from the University of California, Olson’s lab in the Department of Chemistry investigates how psychedelic drugs affect nerve cells and might be used to treat depression, anxiety and other mental disorders.

See the complete bracket and vote here.

Round 3 voting runs until Thursday (March 21), via the STAT Madness webpage. The competition is organized by the news site