null Sushmita Pamidi, MD

Scientist, RI-MUHC , 5252 de Maisonneuve

Translational Research in Respiratory Diseases Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Medicine, Division of Respiratory Medicine, MUHC



sleep apnea • pregnancy • cardiometabolic consequences • biomarkers

Research Focus

My research focuses on the cardiometabolic consequences of sleep apnea in the general population and in pregnancy.

Selected Publications

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  • Optimal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Reduces Daytime Resting Heart Rate in Prediabetes: A Randomized Controlled Study. Pamidi S, Chapotot F, Wroblewski K, Whitmore H, Polonsky T, Tasali E.J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Oct 1:e016871. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.016871. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32998624.

  • Maternal Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Pregnancy and Increased Nocturnal Glucose Levels in Women with Gestational Diabetes. Newbold R, Benedetti A, Kimoff RJ, Meltzer S, Garfield N, Dasgupta K, Gagnon R, Lavigne L, Olha A, Rey E, Pamidi S.Chest. 2020 Jul 17:S0012-3692(20)31911-5. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.07.014. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32687908.

  • Maternal Sleep-Disordered Breathing. Pamidi S, Kimoff RJ.Chest. 2018 Apr;153(4):1052-1066. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2017.10.011. Epub 2017 Oct 21. PMID: 29066388.

  • Maternal sleep-disordered breathing and the risk of delivering small for gestational age infants: a prospective cohort study. Pamidi S, Marc I, Simoneau G, Lavigne L, Olha A, Benedetti A, Sériès F, Fraser W, Audibert F, Bujold E, Gagnon R, Schwartzman K, Kimoff RJ.Thorax. 2016 Aug;71(8):719-25. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-208038. Epub 2016 Apr 15. PMID: 27084956.

  • Pamidi S, Wroblewski K, Stepien M, Sharif-Sidi K, Kilkus J, Whitmore H, Tasali E. Eight Hours of Nightly Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Improves Glucose Metabolism in Patients with Prediabetes. A Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 1;192(1):96-105. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201408-1564OC. PMID: 25897569.