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Gautam Chaudhuri, M.D., Ph.D.
Gautam Chaudhuri, M.D., Ph.D.


Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reproductive Endocrinology

General Information:



Distinguished Professor and Executive Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Distinguished Professor, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
Physician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Gynecology Practice, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Member, ACCESS Department - Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
Member, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area


Obstetrics and Gynecology, SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomed Sciences, 1977 - 1980
Reproductive Endocrinology, USC School of Medicine, 1975 - 1976
Internal Medicine and General Surgery, Safdarjung Hospital, 1965 - 1966
Medical Degree:
M.D., R.G. Kar Medical College, 1964

Contact Information:

(310) 794-7274 Patient appointments

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Gautam Chaudhuri's research involves utilizing in vivo, in vitro and molecular biology techniques to study physiological and pharmacological problems. He is studying the role of sex steroids in the modulation of endothelial cell function as it relates to control of vascular tone and development of atherosclerosis. Chaudhuri is also exploring factors modulating vascular tone in feto-placental vessels and factors involved in growth of female genital cancer.

Chaudhuri is currently studying the mechanism by which Estradiol and nitric oxide modulate various physiological functions and the signal transduction pathways involved. His major focus is on the effects of estrogens on atherogenesis. He is also studying the signaling mechanisms responsible for cell proliferation and apoptosis by using breast cancer cell lines as the model system.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Pervin S, Tran AH, Zekavati S, Fukuto JM, Singh R, Chaudhuri G. Increased susceptibility of breast cancer cells to stress mediated inhibition of protein synthesis. Cancer Res. 2008 Jun 15;68(12):4862-74.

Pervin S, Singh R, Chaudhuri G. Nitric oxide, N omega-hydroxy-L-arginine and breast cancer. Nitric Oxide. 2008 Sep;19(2):103-6. Epub 2008 Apr 24. Review.

Souter I, Huang A, Martinez-Maza O, Breen EC, Decherney AH, Chaudhuri G, Nathan L. Serum levels of soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and interleukin-6 in in vitro fertilization cycles. Fertil Steril. 2009 May;91(5 Suppl):2012-9. Epub 2008 Sep 7.

Pervin S, Singh R, Hernandez E, Wu G, Chaudhuri G. Nitric oxide in physiologic concentrations targets the translational machinery to increase the proliferation of human breast cancer cells: involvement of mammalian target of rapamycin/eIF4E pathway. Cancer Res. 2007; 67(1): 289-99.

Hayashi T, Esaki T, Sumi D, Mukherjee T, Iguchi A, Chaudhuri G. Modulating role of estradiol on arginase II expression in hyperlipidemic rabbits as an atheroprotective mechanism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006; 103(27): 10485-90.