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Featured articles/abstracts

UW Study: Asthma May Boost Sleep Apnea Risk (01/13/2015)

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Significantly Increases Risk of Severe Asthma, Older Patients Especially Affected (03/15/2014)

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New Study Links Inhaled Corticosteroids to Sleep Apnea (02/18/2014)

UW Study: Asthma Boosts Sleep Apnea Risk (05/19/2013)

Presentations at Meetings

Dr. Teodorescu's group is presenting the following new data at the American Thoracic Society Meeting in Denver, this year:

  • Braun FM, Broytman O, Pegelow D, Eldridge M, Braun RK, Teodorescu M. Chronic intermittent hypoxia amplifies oxidative stress and pulmonary fibrosis following bleomycin-induced injury. Thematic Poster Presentation, “Lung Injury, Repair and Fibrosis: The Plot Thickens for Three’s Company”, Denver, Colorado, May 17. 
  • Clithero A, Broytman O, Pegelow D, Eldridge M, Braun RK, Teodorescu M. Chronic intermittent hypoxia (CIH) alters macrophage subpopulations and collagen gene expression in the lung. American Thoracic Society International Meeting, Poster Discussion Presentation, “Beast is Inside: What Causes the Adverse Outcomes of Sleep Disordered Breathing” Session, Denver, Colorado, May 18.
  • Broytman O, Braun RK, Pegelow D, Teodorescu M. Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia Increases Airflow Resistance in Rats with Chronic House Dust Mite – induced Airway Inflammation. American Thoracic Society International Meeting, Poster Discussion Presentation, “Beast is Inside: What Causes the Adverse Outcomes of Sleep Disordered Breathing” Session, Denver, Colorado, May 18.
  • Modi D, Braun RK, Broytman O, Pegelow D, Eldridge M, Teodorescu M. Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia (CIH) exposure leads to progressive pulmonary dysfunction in adult Sprague-Dawley rats. American Thoracic Society International Meeting, Oral Presentation, “Multifaceted Effects of Intermittent Hypoxia” Mini Symposia, Denver, Colorado, May 19.
  • Nicolaev O, Broytman O, Russell JA, Morel N, Connor NP, Teodorescu M. Effects of chronic corticosteroid administration on tongue musculature in rats. Poster Discussion Presentation, “New Insights in Pathogenesis of Sleep Disordered Breathing” Session, Denver, Colorado, May 19.
    ** Late Breaking abstract
  • Braun RK, Broytman O, Pegelow D, Eldridge M, Teodorescu M. Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia Aggravates Autoimmune Pathways in Bleomycin- Induced Lung Fibrosis. American Thoracic Society International Meeting, Poster Discussion Presentation, “Inflammation in the Transplanted Lung and Fibrosis” Session, Denver, Colorado, May 20.