Dr Craig Phillips

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Sleep Medicine, Northern Clinical School

Telephone 02 9926 5750
Fax 02 9906 6391

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Selected grants

2014

  • Clinical CDF Level 1 - The Impact of Sleep Disturbance on Cardiometabolic Function; Phillips C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Career Development Fellowship.

2011

  • World Sleep Conference Kyoto, Japan; Phillips C; Heart Foundation of Australia/Travel Grants.

2010

  • Chronotherapy for hypertension in Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Phillips C, Grunstein R, Cistulli P, Arima H; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2009

  • Chronotherapy of hypertension in obstructive sleep apnea; Phillips C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships (ECF).

2008

  • Metabolic and Psychomotor changes after Continous Positive Airway Pressure treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Liu P, Yee B, Phillips C, Berend N; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Yee, B., Liu, P., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2012). Neuroendocrine Aspects of Sleep Apnea. In Allan I. Pack (Eds.), Sleep Apnea: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment, (pp. 286-299). London: Informa Healthcare.

Journals

  • Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Darendeliler, M., Mihailidou, A., Srinivasan, V., Yee, B., Marks, G., Cistulli, P. (2013). Health Outcomes of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure versus Oral Appliance Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomised Controlled Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 187(8), 879-887. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., O’Driscoll, D. (2013). Hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea. Nature and Science of Sleep, 5, 43-52. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Butlin, M., Wong, K., Avolio, A. (2013). Is obstructive sleep apnoea causally related to arterial stiffness? A critical review of the experimental evidence. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 17(1), 7-18. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Cistulli, P., Grunstein, R. (2013). Reply: objective measurement of the therapeutic effectiveness of continuous positive airway pressure versus oral appliance therapy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 188(9), 1162-1163. [More Information]
  • Kaur, G., Phillips, C., Wong, K., Saini, B. (2013). Timing is important in medication administration: a timely review of chronotherapy research. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 35(3), 344-358. [More Information]
  • Hoyos, C., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Machan, E., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2012). Body compositional and cardiometabolic effects of testosterone therapy in obese men with severe obstructive sleep apnea: a randomised placebo-controlled trial. European Journal of Endocrinology, 167(4), 531-541. [More Information]
  • Hoyos, C., Killick, R., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2012). Cardiometabolic changes after continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised sham-controlled study. Thorax, 67(12), 1081-1089. [More Information]
  • McEwen, B., Phillips, C., Morel-Kopp, M., Yee, B., Sullivan, D., Ward, C., Tofler, G., Grunstein, R. (2012). Diurnal changes and levels of fibrin generation are not altered by continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 108(4), 701-709. [More Information]
  • Sivam, S., Phillips, C., Trenell, M., Yee, B., Liu, P., Wong, K., Grunstein, R. (2012). Effects of 8 weeks of continuous positive airway pressure on abdominal adiposity in obstructive sleep apnoea. The European Respiratory Journal, 40(4), 913-918. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., McEwen, B., Morel-Kopp, M., Yee, B., Sullivan, D., Ward, C., Tofler, G., Grunstein, R. (2012). Effects of continuous positive airway pressure on coagulability in obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised, placebo-controlled crossover study. Thorax, 67(7), 639-644. [More Information]
  • Marshall, N., Ayer, J., Toelle, B., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Celermajer, D., Marks, G. (2012). Parentally Reported Snoring Is Not Enough Information To Justify Treatment. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(1), 78-78. [More Information]
  • Crawford, M., Bartlett, D., Coughlin, S., Phillips, C., Neill, A., Espie, C., Dungan, G., Wilding, J., Calverley, P., Grunstein, R., Marshall, N. (2012). The effect of continuous positive airway pressure usage on sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnoea: real effects or expectation of benefit? Thorax, 67(10), 920-924. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Marshall, N., Liu, P., Sullivan, D., Grunstein, R. (2011). Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Reduces Postprandial Lipidemia in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. A Randomised, Placebo Controlled Crossover Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 184(3), 355-361. [More Information]
  • Sutherland, K., Lee, R., Phillips, C., Dungan, G., Yee, B., Magnussen, J., Grunstein, R., Cistulli, P. (2011). Effect of weight loss on upper airway size and facial fat in men with obstructive sleep apnoea. Thorax, 66(9), 797-803. [More Information]
  • Marshall, N., Ayer, J., Toelle, B., Harmer, J., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Celermajer, D., Marks, G. (2011). Snoring is not associated with adverse effects on blood pressure, arterial structure or function in 8-year-old children: The Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS). Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(8), 518-523. [More Information]
  • Cistulli, P., Phillips, C. (2010). Expanding the Clinical Spectrum of OSA An Association with PulmonaryEmbolism? Sleep, 33(8), 1009-1010. [More Information]
  • Chan, A., Phillips, C., Cistulli, P. (2010). Obstructive sleep apnoea - an update. Internal Medicine Journal, 40(2), 102-106. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Trenell, M., Magnussen, J., Wang, D., Banerjee, D., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2009). Changes in regional adiposity and cardio-metabolic function following a weight loss program with sibutramine in obese men with obstructive sleep apnea. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 5(5), 416-421. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Avolio, A., Grunstein, R. (2009). Endothelial function and arterial stiffness in OSA using pulse wave analysis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 179(10), 968; author reply 969-70. [More Information]
  • Marshall, N., Wong, K., Phillips, C., Liu, P., Knuiman, M., Grunstein, R. (2009). Is sleep apnea an independent risk factor for prevalent and incident diabetes in the Busselton Health Study? The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 5(1), 15-20. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Yang, Q., Villaneuva, A., Hedner, J., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2008). Effects of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment and withdrawal in patients with obstructive sleep apnea on arterial stiffness and central BP. Chest, 134(1), 94-100. [More Information]
  • Grunstein, R., Phillips, C. (2008). Obstructive sleep apnoea--getting to the heart of the matter? Medical Journal of Australia, 188(6), 324-325. [More Information]
  • Vedam, H., Phillips, C., Wang, D., Barnes, D., Hedner, J., Unger, G., Grunstein, R. (2008). Short-term hypoxia reduces arterial stiffness in healthy men. European Journal of Applied Physiology, DOI 10.1007/s00421-008-0868-6(105(1)), 19-25. [More Information]
  • Grunstein, R., Phillips, C., Liu, P. (2008). Sleep apnea--past, present, future. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 12(1), 1-4. [More Information]
  • Yee, B., Buchanan, P., Mahadev, S., Banerjee, D., Liu, P., Phillips, C., Loughnan, G., Steinbeck, K., Grunstein, R. (2007). Assessment of sleep and breathing in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome: a case control series. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 3(7), 713-718. [More Information]
  • Trenell, M., Ward, J., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Kemp, G., Grunstein, R., Thompson, C. (2007). Influence of constant positive airway pressure therapy on lipid storage, muscle metabolism and insulin action in obese patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 9(5), 679-687. [More Information]
  • Liu, P., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2007). Sleep Apnea and Neuroendocrine Function. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 2(2), 225-236.
  • Phillips, C., Yang, Q., Williams, A., Roth, M., Yee, B., Hedner, J., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2007). The effect of short-term withdrawal from continuous positive airway pressure therapy on sympathetic activity and markers of vascular inflammation in subjects with obstructive sleep apnoea. Journal of Sleep Research, 16(2), 217-225. [More Information]
  • Yang, Q., Phillips, C., Melehan, K., Rogers, N., Seale, J., Grunstein, R. (2006). Effects of short-term CPAP withdrawal on neurobehavioral performance in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep, 29(4), 545-552. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2006). Obstructive sleep apnoea: time for a radical change? European Respiratory Journal, 27(4), 671-673.
  • Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2006). Obstructive sleep apnoea: time for a radical change? The European Respiratory Journal, 27(4), 671-673. [More Information]
  • Hedner, J., Berend, N., Grunstein, R., Phillips, C. (2005). Diurnal and obstructive sleep apnea influences on arterial stiffness and central blood pressure in men. Sleep, 28(5), 604-609. [More Information]

2013

  • Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Darendeliler, M., Mihailidou, A., Srinivasan, V., Yee, B., Marks, G., Cistulli, P. (2013). Health Outcomes of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure versus Oral Appliance Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomised Controlled Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 187(8), 879-887. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., O’Driscoll, D. (2013). Hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea. Nature and Science of Sleep, 5, 43-52. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Butlin, M., Wong, K., Avolio, A. (2013). Is obstructive sleep apnoea causally related to arterial stiffness? A critical review of the experimental evidence. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 17(1), 7-18. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Cistulli, P., Grunstein, R. (2013). Reply: objective measurement of the therapeutic effectiveness of continuous positive airway pressure versus oral appliance therapy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 188(9), 1162-1163. [More Information]
  • Kaur, G., Phillips, C., Wong, K., Saini, B. (2013). Timing is important in medication administration: a timely review of chronotherapy research. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 35(3), 344-358. [More Information]

2012

  • Hoyos, C., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Machan, E., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2012). Body compositional and cardiometabolic effects of testosterone therapy in obese men with severe obstructive sleep apnea: a randomised placebo-controlled trial. European Journal of Endocrinology, 167(4), 531-541. [More Information]
  • Hoyos, C., Killick, R., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2012). Cardiometabolic changes after continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised sham-controlled study. Thorax, 67(12), 1081-1089. [More Information]
  • McEwen, B., Phillips, C., Morel-Kopp, M., Yee, B., Sullivan, D., Ward, C., Tofler, G., Grunstein, R. (2012). Diurnal changes and levels of fibrin generation are not altered by continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 108(4), 701-709. [More Information]
  • Sivam, S., Phillips, C., Trenell, M., Yee, B., Liu, P., Wong, K., Grunstein, R. (2012). Effects of 8 weeks of continuous positive airway pressure on abdominal adiposity in obstructive sleep apnoea. The European Respiratory Journal, 40(4), 913-918. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., McEwen, B., Morel-Kopp, M., Yee, B., Sullivan, D., Ward, C., Tofler, G., Grunstein, R. (2012). Effects of continuous positive airway pressure on coagulability in obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised, placebo-controlled crossover study. Thorax, 67(7), 639-644. [More Information]
  • Yee, B., Liu, P., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2012). Neuroendocrine Aspects of Sleep Apnea. In Allan I. Pack (Eds.), Sleep Apnea: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment, (pp. 286-299). London: Informa Healthcare.
  • Marshall, N., Ayer, J., Toelle, B., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Celermajer, D., Marks, G. (2012). Parentally Reported Snoring Is Not Enough Information To Justify Treatment. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(1), 78-78. [More Information]
  • Crawford, M., Bartlett, D., Coughlin, S., Phillips, C., Neill, A., Espie, C., Dungan, G., Wilding, J., Calverley, P., Grunstein, R., Marshall, N. (2012). The effect of continuous positive airway pressure usage on sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnoea: real effects or expectation of benefit? Thorax, 67(10), 920-924. [More Information]

2011

  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Marshall, N., Liu, P., Sullivan, D., Grunstein, R. (2011). Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Reduces Postprandial Lipidemia in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. A Randomised, Placebo Controlled Crossover Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 184(3), 355-361. [More Information]
  • Sutherland, K., Lee, R., Phillips, C., Dungan, G., Yee, B., Magnussen, J., Grunstein, R., Cistulli, P. (2011). Effect of weight loss on upper airway size and facial fat in men with obstructive sleep apnoea. Thorax, 66(9), 797-803. [More Information]
  • Marshall, N., Ayer, J., Toelle, B., Harmer, J., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Celermajer, D., Marks, G. (2011). Snoring is not associated with adverse effects on blood pressure, arterial structure or function in 8-year-old children: The Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS). Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(8), 518-523. [More Information]

2010

  • Cistulli, P., Phillips, C. (2010). Expanding the Clinical Spectrum of OSA An Association with PulmonaryEmbolism? Sleep, 33(8), 1009-1010. [More Information]
  • Chan, A., Phillips, C., Cistulli, P. (2010). Obstructive sleep apnoea - an update. Internal Medicine Journal, 40(2), 102-106. [More Information]

2009

  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Trenell, M., Magnussen, J., Wang, D., Banerjee, D., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2009). Changes in regional adiposity and cardio-metabolic function following a weight loss program with sibutramine in obese men with obstructive sleep apnea. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 5(5), 416-421. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Avolio, A., Grunstein, R. (2009). Endothelial function and arterial stiffness in OSA using pulse wave analysis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 179(10), 968; author reply 969-70. [More Information]
  • Marshall, N., Wong, K., Phillips, C., Liu, P., Knuiman, M., Grunstein, R. (2009). Is sleep apnea an independent risk factor for prevalent and incident diabetes in the Busselton Health Study? The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 5(1), 15-20. [More Information]

2008

  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Yang, Q., Villaneuva, A., Hedner, J., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2008). Effects of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment and withdrawal in patients with obstructive sleep apnea on arterial stiffness and central BP. Chest, 134(1), 94-100. [More Information]
  • Grunstein, R., Phillips, C. (2008). Obstructive sleep apnoea--getting to the heart of the matter? Medical Journal of Australia, 188(6), 324-325. [More Information]
  • Vedam, H., Phillips, C., Wang, D., Barnes, D., Hedner, J., Unger, G., Grunstein, R. (2008). Short-term hypoxia reduces arterial stiffness in healthy men. European Journal of Applied Physiology, DOI 10.1007/s00421-008-0868-6(105(1)), 19-25. [More Information]
  • Grunstein, R., Phillips, C., Liu, P. (2008). Sleep apnea--past, present, future. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 12(1), 1-4. [More Information]

2007

  • Yee, B., Buchanan, P., Mahadev, S., Banerjee, D., Liu, P., Phillips, C., Loughnan, G., Steinbeck, K., Grunstein, R. (2007). Assessment of sleep and breathing in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome: a case control series. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 3(7), 713-718. [More Information]
  • Trenell, M., Ward, J., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Kemp, G., Grunstein, R., Thompson, C. (2007). Influence of constant positive airway pressure therapy on lipid storage, muscle metabolism and insulin action in obese patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 9(5), 679-687. [More Information]
  • Liu, P., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2007). Sleep Apnea and Neuroendocrine Function. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 2(2), 225-236.
  • Phillips, C., Yang, Q., Williams, A., Roth, M., Yee, B., Hedner, J., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2007). The effect of short-term withdrawal from continuous positive airway pressure therapy on sympathetic activity and markers of vascular inflammation in subjects with obstructive sleep apnoea. Journal of Sleep Research, 16(2), 217-225. [More Information]

2006

  • Yang, Q., Phillips, C., Melehan, K., Rogers, N., Seale, J., Grunstein, R. (2006). Effects of short-term CPAP withdrawal on neurobehavioral performance in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep, 29(4), 545-552. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2006). Obstructive sleep apnoea: time for a radical change? European Respiratory Journal, 27(4), 671-673.
  • Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2006). Obstructive sleep apnoea: time for a radical change? The European Respiratory Journal, 27(4), 671-673. [More Information]

2005

  • Hedner, J., Berend, N., Grunstein, R., Phillips, C. (2005). Diurnal and obstructive sleep apnea influences on arterial stiffness and central blood pressure in men. Sleep, 28(5), 604-609. [More Information]

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