University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health


Selected publications:

  1. Teodorescu M, Consens FB,  Bria WF, Coffey MJ, McMorris MS, Weatherwax KJ, Durance A, Palmisano J, Senger CM, Chervin RD. Correlates of daytime sleepiness in patients with asthma. Sleep Medicine 7: 607-613, 2006.
  2. Bacon SL, Bergeron C, Boulet LP, Chen Y, Dixon AE, Ernst P, Hamid Q, Holguin F, Irwin CG, Kimoff RJ, Komakula S, Laprise C, Lavoie KL, Shore SA, Teodorescu M, Vohl MC. Symposium on obesity and asthma- November 2, 2006. Canadian Respiratory Journal, 14(4): 201-8, 2007.
  3. Teodorescu M, Consens FB, Bria WF, Coffey MJ, McMorris MS, Weatherwax KJ, Palmisano J, Senger CM, Ye Y, Kalbfleisch JD, Chervin RD. Predictors of habitual snoring and obstructive sleep apnea risk in patients with asthma. Chest 135, 1125-1132, May 2009.
  4. Sutherland ER, Lehman EB, Teodorescu M, Wechsler ME and the NHLBI Asthma Clinical Research Network. Body Mass Index and Phenotype in Mild-to-Moderate Persistent Asthma. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 123 (6), 1328-1334, 2009.
  5. Teodorescu M, Polomis DA,Hall SV, Sorkness CA, Peterson AG, Teodorescu MC, Gangnon RE, Jarjour NN.  Association of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk with Asthma Control in Adults. Chest 138 (3), 543:550, 2010.
  6. Xie A, Bedekar A, Skatrud JB, Teodorescu M, Gong Y, Dempsey JA. The heterogeneity of obstructive sleep apnea (predominant obstructive vs. pure obstructive apnea).  Sleep 34(6):745-50, 2011.
  7. Luyster FS, Teodorescu M, Bleecker E, Busse W, Calhoun W, Castro M, Chung KF, Erzurum S, Israel E, Strollo PJ, Wenzel SE. Sleep Quality and Asthma Control and Quality of Life in Non-Severe and Severe Asthma. Sleep and Breathing 16(4):1129-37, 2012.
  8. Dempsey JA, Smith CA, Blain GM, Xie A, Gong Y, Teodorescu M. Role of Central / Peripheral  Chemoreceptors and Their Interdependence in the Pathophysiology of Sleep Apnea. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 758:343-9, 2012.
  9. Teodorescu M, Polomis DA, Peterson AG, Teodorescu MC, Gangnon RE, Consens FB,  Chervin RD, Jarjour NN. Association of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Risk with Daytime Asthma in Adults. Journal of Asthma 49(6):620-8, 2012.
  10. Ioachimescu O, Teodorescu M. Integrating the Overlap of Obstructive Lung Diseases with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: OLDOSA Syndrome. Respirology, 18(3):421-31, 2013.
  11. Xie A, Teodorescu M, Pegelow D, Teodorescu MC, Gong Y, Fedie J, Dempsey JA. Effects of Stabilizing or Increasing Respiratory Motor Outputs on Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(1):22-33, 2013.
  12. Teodorescu M, Polomis DA, Gangnon RE, Consens FB, Chervin RD, Teodorescu MC. Sleep Duration, Asthma and Obesity. Journal of Asthma, 50(9):945-53, 2013.
  13. Teodorescu M, Polomis D, Gangnon R, Fedie JE, Consens FB, Chervin RD, Teodorescu MC. Asthma Control and its Relationship with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in Older Adults. Sleep Disorders 251567, 2013.
  14. TeodorescuM, Xie M, SorknessCA, Robbins JA, Reeder SB, Fedie JE, Sexton A, Miller B, Huard T, GongY, Hind J, PegelowD, Soler X, Ramsdell J, Loredo J, Israel E, Eckert DJ, Malhotra A. Effects of Inhaled Fluticasone Treatment on Upper Airway Collapsibility during Sleep and Wakefulness Tongue Function in Asthma- A Pilot Study. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine: 10 (2):183-193, 2014.
  15. Ferguson S, Teodorescu MC, Gangnon RE, Peterson AG, Consens FB, Chervin RDTeodorescu M. Factors Associated with Systemic Hypertension in Asthma. Lung: 192(5):675-83, 2014.
  16. Teodorescu M, Barnet J, Hagen EW, Palta M, Young T, Peppard PE. Association between asthma and risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea. JAMA: 13;313(2):156-64, 2015.
  17. Broytman O, Braun RK, Morgan BJ, Pegelow D, Hsu P, Mei LS, Koya AK, Eldridge M, Teodorescu M. Effects of Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia on Allergen-Induced Airway Inflammation in Rats. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology: 52(2):162-70, 2015.
  18. Teodorescu M, Broyman O, Curran-Everett D, Sorkness RL, Crisafi G, Bleecker ER, Erzurum S, Gaston BM, Wenzel SE, Jarjour NN and the NIH-NHLBI Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) Investigators. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Symptoms and Airway Inflammation in Patients with Asthma. In Press, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.