Bassem M. Masri   Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

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  • Carbohydrate- vs fat-controlled diet effect on weight loss and coronary artery disease risk: a pilot feeding study.  Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.  25:542-547. 2010 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 1
  • Increased expression of ICAM-1 in a case of accelerated coronary artery disease after heart transplantation.  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital.  23:293-295. 1996 Academic Article GET IT
    Times cited: 3


Primary Affiliation

  • Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University


full name

  • Dr. Bassem M Masri, MD

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