Chadi Abdallah MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Assistant Director of Research, and Director of MR Spectroscopy, Clinical Neuroscience Division, VA National Center for PTSD

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchPsychiatry: VA National Center for PTSD

Research Interests

Depression; PTSD; Stress; Trauma; Neuroimaging; Pharmaco-imaging; Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy; 13C-MRS; 1H-MRS; fMRI; more...


  • M.D., Lebanese University, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Abdallah C.G., Sanacora G., Duman R.S., Krystal J.H. (2015) Ketamine and rapid-acting antidepressants: a window into a new neurobiology for mood disorder therapeutics. Annual Reviews of Medicine; 66:509-23
  • Abdallah C.G., Jiang L., De Feyter H.M., Fasula M.K., Krystal J.H., Rothman D.L., Mason G.F., Sanacora G. (2014). Glutamate Metabolism in Major Depressive Disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry; 171(12):1320-7
  • Abdallah C.G., Salas R., Jackowski A., Baldwin P., Sato J.R., Mathew S.J. (2014). Hippocampal Volume And The Rapid Antidepressant Effect Of Ketamine. Journal of Psychopharmacology; ePub



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