Vahid Mohsenin, MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Senior Fellow, The John B. Pierce Laboratory

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction and vascular complications in hypoxia and obstructive sleep apnea

Selected Publications

  • Chitinase-3-like protein-1 (YKL-40) as a marker of endothelial dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep Med. 2016 Sep;25:87-92. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2016.08.001.
  • The emerging role of microRNAs in hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension. Sleep Breath. 2016 Sep;20(3):1059-67. doi: 10.1007/s11325-016-1351
  • Modafinil and sleep architecture in an inpatient-outpatient treatment study of cocaine dependence. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Mar 1;160:49-56. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.12.004.
  • Pulmonary hypertension in obstructive sleep apnea: is it clinically significant? A critical analysis of the association and pathophysiology. Pulm Circ. 2015 Jun;5(2):220-7. doi: 10.1086/679995.
  • Feasibility and Efficacy of a Self-Management Intervention for Insomnia in Stable Heart Failure J Clin Sleep Med. 2015 Oct 15;11(10):1109-19. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.5082.
  • Obstructive sleep apnea: a new preventive and therapeutic target for stroke: a new kid on the block. Am J Med. 2015 Aug;128(8):811-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.01.037
  • Assessment of preload and fluid responsiveness in intensive care unit. How good are we? J Crit Care. 2015 Jun;30(3):567-73. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2015.01.004.
  • 13. Increased plasma YKL-40/chitinase-3-like-protein-1 is associated with endothelial dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea. PLoS One. 2014 May 30;9(5):e98629. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098629
  • 16. Assessment and management of cerebral edema and intracranial hypertension in acute liver failure. J Crit Care. 2013 Oct;28(5):783-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2013.04.002.
  • Auto-titrating continuous positive airway pressure for patients with acute transient ischemic attack: a randomized feasibility trial.

    Bravata, D.M., J. Concato, T. Fried, N. Ranjbar, T. Sadarangani, V. McClain, F. Struve, L. Zygmunt, H.J. Knight, A. Lo, G.B. Richerson, M. Gorman, L.S. Williams, L.M. Brass, J. Agostini, V. Mohsenin, F. Roux, and H.K. Yaggi. Auto-titrating continuous positive airway pressure for patients with acute transient ischemic attack: a randomized feasibility trial. Stroke. 2010 Jul;41(7):1464-70.

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Vahid Mohsenin, MD
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Yale Sleep Disorders8 Devine Street
North Haven, CT 06473
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Yale Sleep Medicine Centers1291 Boston Post Road, Ste Suite 202
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