Chadi Abdallah MD

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

Research Interests

Mood Disorders; PTSD; Stress; Pathophysiology; Neuropharmacology; Neuroimaging; Drug Development; Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy; 13C-MRS; 1H-MRS; Structural MRI


Selected Publications

  • Abdallah C.G., Fasula M., Kelmendi B., Sanacora G., Ostroff R. (2012). Rapid Antidepressant Effect of Ketamine in the Electroconvulsive Therapy Setting. Journal of ECT; 28(3):157-61 [PMCID: PMC3426617]
  • Abdallah C.G., Coplan J.D., Jackowski A., Sato J.R., Mao X., Shungu D.C., Mathew S.J. (2012). Riluzole Effect on Occipital Cortex: A Structural and Spectroscopy Pilot Study. Neuroscience Letters; 530(1):103-7
  • Abdallah C.G., Coplan J.D., Jackowski A., Sato J.R., Mao X., Shungu D.C., Mathew S.J. (2012). A Pilot Study of Hippocampal Volume and N-Acetylaspartate (NAA) as Response Biomarkers in Riluzole-Treated Patients with GAD. European Neuropsychopharmacology; [PMCID: PMC3473175]

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