Dr David Wang

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Sleep Medicine, Central Clinical School

Telephone 9515 7776
Fax 9515 7196

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International links

Canada

(Toronto University) Ongoing research collaborations with Prof James Duffin

China

(Shanghai Jiaotong University, Tongji University) The Sleep Apnea Cardiovascular Endpoint study (The SAVE study)

China

(Tongji University) Set up clinical sleep laboratory at Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Tongji University

United Kingdom

(Surrey Sleep Research Centre, University of Surrey) Ongoing collaborations with Prof Derk-Jan Dijk

Selected grants

2013

  • Evaluating the effect of morphine on obstructive sleep apnea; Wang D, Eckert D, Somogyi A, Grunstein R, Wong K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2009

  • Effect of opioids on breathing during sleep; Wang D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships (ECF).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Wang, D., Piper, A., Yee, B., Wong, K., Kim, J., D'Rozario, A., Rowsell, L., Dijk, D., Grunstein, R. (2014). Hypercapnia is a Key Correlate of EEG Activation and Daytime Sleepiness in Hypercapnic Sleep Disordered Breathing Patients. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(5), 517-522. [More Information]
  • Dempsey, J., Xie, A., Patz, D., Wang, D. (2014). Physiology in Medicine: Obstructive sleep apnea pathogenesis and treatment--considerations beyond airway anatomy. Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(1), 3-12. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Rowsell, L., Yee, B. (2014). Positive airway pressure treatment for opioid-related central sleep apnea, where are we now? Sleep and Breathing, 18(2), 229-231. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Eckert, D., Grunstein, R. (2013). Drug effects on ventilatory control and upper airway physiology related to sleep apnea. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 188(3), 257-266. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Somogyi, A., Yee, B., Wong, K., Kaur, J., Wrigley, P., Grunstein, R. (2013). The effects of a single mild dose of morphine on chemoreflexes and breathing in obstructive sleep apnea. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 185(3), 526-532. [More Information]
  • Killick, R., Wang, D., Hoyos, C., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2013). The effects of testosterone on ventilatory responses in men with obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Sleep Research, 22(3), 331-336. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Marshall, N., Duffin, J., Yee, B., Wong, K., Noori, N., Ng, S., Grunstein, R. (2011). Phenotyping interindividual variability in obstructive sleep apnoea response to temazepam using ventilatory chemoreflexes during wakefulness. Journal of Sleep Research, 20(4), 526-532. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Piper, A., Wong, K., Yee, B., Marshall, N., Dijk, D., Grunstein, R. (2011). Slow Wave Sleep in Patients with Respiratory Failure. Sleep Medicine, 12(4), 378-383. [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]
  • 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]
  • Wang, D., Teichtahl, H., Goodman, C., Drummer, O., Grunstein, R., Kronborg, I. (2008). Subjective daytime sleepiness and daytime function in patients on stable methadone maintenance treatment: Possible mechanisms. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 4(6), 557-562. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Wong, K., Dungan, G., Buchanan, P., Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2008). The validity of wrist actimetry assessment of sleep with and without sleep apnea. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 4(5), 450-455. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Teichtahl, H. (2007). Opioids, sleep architecture and sleep-disordered breathing. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 11(1), 35-46. [More Information]
  • Piper, A., Wang, D., Yee, B., Barnes, D., Grunstein, R. (2007). Randomised trial of CPAP vs bilevel support in the treatment of obesity hypoventilation syndrome without severe nocturnal desaturation. Thorax, 63(5), 395-401. [More Information]
  • Teichtahl, H., Wang, D. (2007). Sleep-disordered breathing with chronic opioid use. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, 6(6), 641-649. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Grunstein, R., Teichtahl, H. (2006). Association between ventilatory response to hypercapnia and obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea index in asymptomatic subjects. Sleep and Breathing, 11(2), 103-108. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Teichtahl, H., Drummer, O., Goodman, C., Cherry, G., Cunnington, D., Kronborg, I. (2005). Central Sleep Apnea in Stable Methadone Maintenance Treatment Patients. Chest, 128(3), 1348-1356. [More Information]
  • Teichtahl, H., Wang, D., Cunnington, D., Quinnell, T., Tran, H., Kronborg, I., Drummer, O. (2005). Ventilatory responses to hypoxia and hypercapnia in stable methadone maintenance treatment patients. Chest, 128(3), 1339-1347. [More Information]
  • Teichtahl, H., Wang, D., Cunnington, D., Kronborg, H., Goodman, C., Prodromidis, A., Drummer, O. (2004). Cardiorespiratory function in stable methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) patients. Addiction Biology, 9(3-4), 247-253. [More Information]
  • Teichtahl, H., Cunnington, D., Cherry, G., Wang, D. (2003). Scoring polysomnography respiratory events: the utility of nasal pressure and oro-nasal thermal sensor recordings. Sleep Medicine, 4(5), 419-425. [More Information]

2014

  • Wang, D., Piper, A., Yee, B., Wong, K., Kim, J., D'Rozario, A., Rowsell, L., Dijk, D., Grunstein, R. (2014). Hypercapnia is a Key Correlate of EEG Activation and Daytime Sleepiness in Hypercapnic Sleep Disordered Breathing Patients. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(5), 517-522. [More Information]
  • Dempsey, J., Xie, A., Patz, D., Wang, D. (2014). Physiology in Medicine: Obstructive sleep apnea pathogenesis and treatment--considerations beyond airway anatomy. Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(1), 3-12. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Rowsell, L., Yee, B. (2014). Positive airway pressure treatment for opioid-related central sleep apnea, where are we now? Sleep and Breathing, 18(2), 229-231. [More Information]

2013

  • Wang, D., Eckert, D., Grunstein, R. (2013). Drug effects on ventilatory control and upper airway physiology related to sleep apnea. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 188(3), 257-266. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Somogyi, A., Yee, B., Wong, K., Kaur, J., Wrigley, P., Grunstein, R. (2013). The effects of a single mild dose of morphine on chemoreflexes and breathing in obstructive sleep apnea. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 185(3), 526-532. [More Information]
  • Killick, R., Wang, D., Hoyos, C., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2013). The effects of testosterone on ventilatory responses in men with obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Sleep Research, 22(3), 331-336. [More Information]

2011

  • Wang, D., Marshall, N., Duffin, J., Yee, B., Wong, K., Noori, N., Ng, S., Grunstein, R. (2011). Phenotyping interindividual variability in obstructive sleep apnoea response to temazepam using ventilatory chemoreflexes during wakefulness. Journal of Sleep Research, 20(4), 526-532. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Piper, A., Wong, K., Yee, B., Marshall, N., Dijk, D., Grunstein, R. (2011). Slow Wave Sleep in Patients with Respiratory Failure. Sleep Medicine, 12(4), 378-383. [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]

2008

  • 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]
  • Wang, D., Teichtahl, H., Goodman, C., Drummer, O., Grunstein, R., Kronborg, I. (2008). Subjective daytime sleepiness and daytime function in patients on stable methadone maintenance treatment: Possible mechanisms. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 4(6), 557-562. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Wong, K., Dungan, G., Buchanan, P., Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2008). The validity of wrist actimetry assessment of sleep with and without sleep apnea. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 4(5), 450-455. [More Information]

2007

  • Wang, D., Teichtahl, H. (2007). Opioids, sleep architecture and sleep-disordered breathing. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 11(1), 35-46. [More Information]
  • Piper, A., Wang, D., Yee, B., Barnes, D., Grunstein, R. (2007). Randomised trial of CPAP vs bilevel support in the treatment of obesity hypoventilation syndrome without severe nocturnal desaturation. Thorax, 63(5), 395-401. [More Information]
  • Teichtahl, H., Wang, D. (2007). Sleep-disordered breathing with chronic opioid use. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, 6(6), 641-649. [More Information]

2006

  • Wang, D., Grunstein, R., Teichtahl, H. (2006). Association between ventilatory response to hypercapnia and obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea index in asymptomatic subjects. Sleep and Breathing, 11(2), 103-108. [More Information]

2005

  • Wang, D., Teichtahl, H., Drummer, O., Goodman, C., Cherry, G., Cunnington, D., Kronborg, I. (2005). Central Sleep Apnea in Stable Methadone Maintenance Treatment Patients. Chest, 128(3), 1348-1356. [More Information]
  • Teichtahl, H., Wang, D., Cunnington, D., Quinnell, T., Tran, H., Kronborg, I., Drummer, O. (2005). Ventilatory responses to hypoxia and hypercapnia in stable methadone maintenance treatment patients. Chest, 128(3), 1339-1347. [More Information]

2004

  • Teichtahl, H., Wang, D., Cunnington, D., Kronborg, H., Goodman, C., Prodromidis, A., Drummer, O. (2004). Cardiorespiratory function in stable methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) patients. Addiction Biology, 9(3-4), 247-253. [More Information]

2003

  • Teichtahl, H., Cunnington, D., Cherry, G., Wang, D. (2003). Scoring polysomnography respiratory events: the utility of nasal pressure and oro-nasal thermal sensor recordings. Sleep Medicine, 4(5), 419-425. [More Information]

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