Alexis Baass



Alexis Baass, MD, MSc, FRCPC, DABCL

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Medical Biochemistry
Experimental Medicine
MUHC-Royal Victoria Hospital, Room D02.3312
1001 Decarie Blvd., Montreal, QC, H4A 3J1

Tel: 514.934.8488

alexis.baass [at]

Biographical Sketch

MD from Université de Montréal (2005)
Speciality in Medical Biochemistry (2010)
Fellowship in Lipidology at the IRCM (2011)


Lipidology, PCSK9, Cholesterol, Cardiovascular prevention, Insulin resistance

Research or Clinical Activities


Selected Recent Publications

Regional distribution and metabolic effect of PCSK9 insLEU and R46L gene mutations and apoE genotype. Awan Z, Delvin EE, Levy E, Genest J, Davignon J, Seidah NG, Baass A. Can J Cardiol. 2013 Aug;29(8):927-33. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2013.03.004. Epub 2013 Jun 3.

Low density lipoprotein delays clearance of triglyceride-rich lipoprotein by human subcutaneous adipose tissue. Bissonnette S, Salem H, Wassef H, Saint-Pierre N, Tardif A, Baass A, Dufour R, Faraj M. J Lipid Res. 2013 May;54(5):1466-76. doi: 10.1194/jlr.P023176. Epub 2013 Feb 17.

Investigating the optimal gammaglobulin concentration cut-off for serum immunofixation electrophoresis in hypogammaglobulinemic patients. He G, Blank DW, Baass A. Clin Biochem. 2012 Jul;45(10-11):859-60. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2012.03.033. Epub 2012 Apr 5. 

White adipose tissue apolipoprotein C-I secretion in relation to delayed plasma clearance of dietary fat in humans. Wassef H, Salem H, Bissonnette S, Baass A, Dufour R, Davignon J, Faraj M. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Nov;32(11):2785-93. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.300306. Epub 2012 Sep 20.

Plasma PCSK9 is associated with age, sex, and multiple metabolic markers in a population-based sample of children and adolescents. Baass A, Dubuc G, Tremblay M, Delvin EE, O'Loughlin J, Levy E, Davignon J, Lambert M. Clin Chem. 2009 Sep;55(9):1637-45. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2009.126987. Epub 2009 Jul 23.

PubMed Publications – A. Baass


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