Leora B. Balsam

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Leora Balsam

Associate Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director Ventricular Assist Device Pgm
Assoc Dir Cardiac Surgical Research
NYU Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates

Contact Info

Address
540-562 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016

212/263-7835

Education

1993-1998 — Harvard Medical School, Medical Education
1998-2005 — Stanford Medical Center, General Surgery, Residency Training
2001-2003 — Stanford Cardiopulmonary Transplantation Research Fellow, Clinical Fellowships
2005-2008 — Stanford Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Residency Training

Research Summary

-Molecular mechanisms in post-infarct left ventricular remodeling -Regenerative strategies in the ischemic heart -Mechanistic models of mitral valve prolapse -Simulation techniques and education in cardiac surgery

Rules and tools: The impact of policy and guidelines on sternal infection
Balsam, Leora B; DeAnda, Abe Jr. Rules and tools: The impact of policy and guidelines on sternal infection. Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2016 Feb 12;152(4):973-974 (2024262)

The mast cell demystified: A novel target for anti-inflammatory strategies after circulatory arrest?
Balsam, Leora B; DeAnda, Abe Jr. The mast cell demystified: A novel target for anti-inflammatory strategies after circulatory arrest?. Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2016 Jun 28;:?-? (2191342)

Right ventricular undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma: A case report
Beller, J P; Maddalo, S; Zamuco, R; Axel, L; DeAnda, A; Balsam, L B. Right ventricular undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma: A case report. Journal of cardiology cases. 2016 February 01, 2016;13(2):60-62 (1950392)

Mitral Valve Prolapse is Associated with Altered Extracellular Matrix Gene Expression Patterns
Greenhouse, David G; Murphy, Alison; Mignatti, Paolo; Zavadil, Jiri; Galloway, Aubrey C; Balsam, Leora B. Mitral Valve Prolapse is Associated with Altered Extracellular Matrix Gene Expression Patterns. Gene. 2016 Apr 6;586(1):56-61 (2078232)

Patient-Caregiver Relationships and Outcomes after LVAD Implantation
Koeckert, MS; Vining, PE; Reyentovich, A; Katz, SD; DeAnda, A; Smith, DE; Balsam, LB. Patient-Caregiver Relationships and Outcomes after LVAD Implantation [Meeting Abstract]. Journal of heart & lung transplantation. 2016 APR;35(4):S165-S165 (2118712)