Flora Sam, M.D.

Photo of Flora Sam, M.D.

Academic Appointment:

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Medical School:

University of Witwatersrand, South Africa (1989)


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York NY (1994)

Post Residency:

Fellowship in Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston MA (1996) Research Fellowship in Cardiology, Boston Medical Center, Boston MA (1998) Heart Failure Fellowship in Cardiology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA (2000)

Foreign Language:

Chinese (Cantonese)

Selected Publications:

Sam F, Sawyer DB, Xie Z, Chang DL, Ngoy S, Brenner DA, Siwik DA, Singh K, Apstein CS, Colucci WS. Mice lacking inducible nitric oxide synthase have improved left ventricular contractile function and reduced apoptotic cell death late after myocardial infarction. Circ Res. 2001 Aug 17;89(4):351-6.

Sam F, Sawyer DB, Chang DL, Eberli FR, Ngoy S, Jain M, Amin J, Apstein CS, Colucci WS. Progressive left ventricular remodeling and apoptosis late after myocardial infarction in mouse heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2000 Jul;279(1):H422-8.

Sam F, Colucci WS. Role of endothelin-1 in myocardial failure. Proc Assoc Am Physicians. 1999 Sep-Oct;111(5):417-22.

Sam F, Colucci WS. Endothelin-1 in heart failure: does it play a role? Cardiologia. 1998 Sep;43(9):889-92.