Golam M Chowdhury M.S. (Med), Ph.D.

Associate Research Scientist in Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Bioimaging Sciences: Magnetic Resonance Research Center; Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy | Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center

Research Interests

NMR; 13C NMR; in vivo and ex vivo brain metabolism; glutamate; gamma-aminobutyrate; glutamine; neuron-glial trafficking; depression; stress; brain development; drugs discovery; hypoxia; nanotoxicity; ketone bodies; ketamine; antidepressant; riluzole; SSADH more...


  • Ph.D., Yamaguchi University, 2000

Selected Publications

  • Chowdhury GMI, Jiang L, Rothman DL, Behar KL. The contribution of ketone bodies to basal and activity-dependent neuronal oxidation in vivo. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2014 Jul;34(7):1233-42.
  • de Graaf RA, Chowdhury GMI, Behar KL. Quantification of High-Resolution 1H-[13C] NMR Spectra from Rat Brain Extracts. Anal Chem. 2014 May 20;86(10):5032-8.
  • AB Patel, JCK Lai, GMI Chowdhury, F Hyder, DL Rothman, RG Shulman, Behar KL Direct evidence for activity-dependent glucose phosphorylation in neurons with implications for the astrocyte-to-neuron lactate shuttle. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Apr 8;111(14):5385-90.



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