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Wunnie Brima, M.D., Ph.D.

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Appointment: (585) 276-3000

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Hospital Medicine



  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


MUDr | Charles University

PhD | Charles University

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2015 - 06/30/2017
Residency in Internal Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

07/01/2014 - 06/30/2015
Internship in Internal Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

01/01/2013 - 06/30/2014
Research in at Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

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Journal Articles

Kim M, Basharat A, Santosh R, Mehdi SF, Razvi Z, Yoo SK, Lowell B, Kumar A, Brima W, Danoff A, Dankner R, Bergman M, Pavlov VA, Yang H, Roth J. "Reuniting overnutrition and undernutrition, macronutrients, and micronutrients." Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews.. 2019 Jan 0; 35(1):e3072. Epub 2018 Oct 04.

Malik F, Mehdi SF, Ali H, Patel P, Basharat A, Kumar A, Ashok F, Stein J, Brima W, Malhotra P, Roth J. "Is metformin poised for a second career as an antimicrobial?" Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews.. 2018 May 0; 34(4):e2975. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

Roth J, Sahota N, Patel P, Mehdi SF, Wiese MM, Mahboob HB, Bravo M, Eden DJ, Bashir MA, Kumar A, Alsaati F, Kurland IJ, Brima W, Danoff A, Szulc AL, Pavlov VA, Tracey KJ, Yang H. "Obesity paradox, obesity orthodox, and the metabolic syndrome: An approach to unity." Molecular medicine.. 2017 Feb 0; 22:873-885. Epub 2016 Nov 16.