Publications

  1. Smith KL, Danyluk AB, Munir SS, Covassin N. Shift Work and Obesity Risk-Are There Sex Differences? Curr Diab Rep. 2022 Jun 23 Epub 2022 June 23
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  2. Covassin N, Singh P, McCrady-Spitzer SK, St Louis EK, Calvin AD, Levine JA, Somers VK. Effects of Experimental Sleep Restriction on Energy Intake, Energy Expenditure, and Visceral Obesity. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022 Apr 5; 79 (13):1254-1265
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  3. Li J, Somers VK, Xu H, Lopez-Jimenez F, Covassin N. Trends in Use of Melatonin Supplements Among US Adults, 1999-2018. JAMA. 2022 Feb 1; 327 (5):483-485
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  4. Bock J, Covassin N, Somers V. Excessive daytime sleepiness: an emerging marker of cardiovascular risk. Heart. 2022 Jan 31 [Epub ahead of print]
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  5. Bock JM, Vungarala S, Covassin N, Somers VK. Sleep Duration and Hypertension: Epidemiological Evidence and Underlying Mechanisms. Am J Hypertens. 2022 Jan 5; 35 (1):3-11
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  6. Ren R, Zhang Y, Yang L, Somers VK, Covassin N, Tang X. Association Between Arousals During Sleep and Hypertension Among Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Am Heart Assoc. 2022 Jan 4; 11 (1):e022141 Epub 2021 Dec 31
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  7. Singh P, Covassin N, Marlatt K, Gadde KM, Heymsfield SB. Obesity, Body Composition, and Sex Hormones: Implications for Cardiovascular Risk. Compr Physiol. 2021 Dec 29; 12 (1):2949-2993
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  8. Singh P, Covassin N, Sert-Kuniyoshi FH, Marlatt KL, Romero-Corral A, Davison DE, Singh RJ, Jensen MD, Somers VK. Overfeeding-induced weight gain elicits decreases in sex hormone-binding globulin in healthy males-Implications for body fat distribution. Physiol Rep. 2021 Dec; 9 (23):e15127
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  9. Covassin N, Bukartyk J, Singh P, Calvin AD, St Louis EK, Somers VK. Effects of Experimental Sleep Restriction on Ambulatory and Sleep Blood Pressure in Healthy Young Adults: A Randomized Crossover Study. Hypertension. 2021 Sep; 78 (3):859-870 Epub 2021 July 12
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  10. Li J, Somers VK, Lopez-Jimenez F, Di J, Covassin N. Demographic characteristics associated with circadian rest-activity rhythm patterns: a cross-sectional study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2021 Aug 18; 18 (1):107
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  11. Li T, Tang X, Covassin N. Mild increases in erythrocyte measures found in association with obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med 2021 Jul 1; 17 (7):1515-1516
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  12. Chen L, Ma W, Covassin N, Chen D, Zha P, Wang C, Gao Y, Tang W, Lei F, Tang X, Ran X. Association of sleep-disordered breathing and wound healing in patients with diabetic foot ulcers. J Clin Sleep Med. 2021 May 1; 17 (5):909-916
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  13. Wang J, Covassin N, Dai T, Fan Z, Yisilamu P, Sun D, Li F, Xie J. Therapeutic value of treating central sleep apnea by adaptive servo-ventilation in patients with heart failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Heart Lung. 2021 Mar-Apr; 50 (2):344-351 Epub 2021 Feb 01
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  14. Konecny T, Khoo M, Covassin N, Edelhofer P, Bukartyk J, Park JY, Venkataraman S, Karim S, Chahal A, Kara T, Orban M, Ludka O, Kautzner J, Ommen SR, Somers VK. Increased heart rate with sleep disordered breathing in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 15; 323:155-160 Epub 2020 Aug 13
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  15. Li J, Covassin N, Bock JM, Mohamed EA, Pappoppula LP, Shafi C, Lopez-Jimenez F, Somers VK. Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Cardiovascular Mortality in US Adults: A NHANES 2005-2008 Follow-Up Study. Nat Sci Sleep. 2021; 13:1049-1059 Epub 2021 July 06
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  16. Xue P, Covassin N, Ran X, Zhou J, Zhang X, Yan D, Li X, Gao Y, Tang X. Association of parameters of nocturnal hypoxemia with diabetic microvascular complications: A cross-sectional study. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2020 Dec; 170:108484 Epub 2020 Oct 06
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  17. Lu D, Mohamed EA, Covassin N, Chahal CAA, Mansukhani MP, St Louis EK, Somers VK. Frequency of sleep-disordered breathing in a referral population of Somali-Americans. J Clin Sleep Med. 2020 Aug 15; 16 (8):1343-1347
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  18. Li T, Covassin N, Tan L, Ren R, Zhang Y, Lei F, Yang L, Zhou J, Sun H, Somers VK, Tang X. Sex-specific associations between erythrocyte measures and obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med. 2020 Jul 15; 16 (7):1063-1072
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  19. Xie J, Covassin N, Fan Z, Singh P, Gao W, Li G, Kara T, Somers VK. Association Between Hypoxemia and Mortality in Patients With COVID-19. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Jun; 95 (6):1138-1147 Epub 2020 Apr 11
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  20. Venkataraman S, Vungarala S, Covassin N, Somers VK. Sleep Apnea, Hypertension and the Sympathetic Nervous System in the Adult Population. J Clin Med. 2020 Feb 21; 9 (2)
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  21. Ren R, Covassin N, Zhang Y, Lei F, Yang L, Zhou J, Tan L, Li T, Li Y, Shi J, Lu L, Somers VK, Tang X. Interaction Between Slow Wave Sleep and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Prevalent Hypertension. Hypertension. 2020 Feb; 75 (2):516-523 Epub 2019 Dec 23
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  22. Li X, Covassin N, Zhou J, Zhang Y, Ren R, Yang L, Tan L, Li T, Xue P, Tang X. Interaction effect of obstructive sleep apnea and periodic limb movements during sleep on heart rate variability. J Sleep Res. 2019 Dec; 28 (6):e12861 Epub 2019 May 26
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  23. Mansukhani MP, Covassin N, Somers VK. Neurological Sleep Disorders and Blood Pressure: Current Evidence. Hypertension. 2019 Oct; 74 (4):726-732 Epub 2019 Sept 03
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  24. Polonis K, Sompalli S, Becari C, Xie J, Covassin N, Schulte PJ, Druliner BR, Johnson RA, Narkiewicz K, Boardman LA, Singh P, Somers VK. Telomere Length and Risk of Major Adverse Cardiac Events and Cancer in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients. Cells. 2019 Apr 26; 8 (5)
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  25. Mansukhani MP, Covassin N, Somers VK. Apneic Sleep, Insufficient Sleep, and Hypertension. Hypertension. 2019 Apr; 73 (4):744-756
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  26. Xie J, Covassin N, Chahal AA, Schulte PJ, Singh P, Somers VK, Caples SM. Effect of Adaptive Servo-Ventilation on Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep in Patients With Heart Failure. Am J Cardiol. 2019 Feb 15; 123 (4):632-637 Epub 2018 Nov 24
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  27. Ren R, Covassin N, Yang L, Li Y, Zhang Y, Zhou J, Tan L, Li T, Li X, Wang Y, Zhang J, Wing YK, Li W, Somers VK, Tang X. Objective but Not Subjective Short Sleep Duration Is Associated With Hypertension in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Hypertension. 2018 Sep; 72 (3):610-617
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  28. Covassin N, Greene EL, Singh P, Somers VK. Disparities in Hypertension Among African-Americans: Implications of Insufficient Sleep. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2018 Jun 8; 20 (7):57 Epub 2018 June 08
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  29. Covassin N, Sert-Kuniyoshi FH, Singh P, Romero-Corral A, Davison DE, Lopez-Jimenez F, Jensen MD, Somers VK. Experimental Weight Gain Increases Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Healthy Subjects: Implications of Visceral Fat Accumulation. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 May; 93 (5):618-626
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  30. Xie J, Sert Kuniyoshi FH, Covassin N, Singh P, Gami AS, Chahal CAA, Somers VK. Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Independently Predicts Increased Cardiovascular Risk After Myocardial Infarction. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jan 19; 7 (2)
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  31. Singh P, Zhang Y, Sharma P, Covassin N, Soucek F, Friedman PA, Somers VK. Statins decrease leptin expression in human white adipocytes. Physiol Rep. 2018 Jan; 6 (2)
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  32. Zhang Y, Somers KR, Becari C, Polonis K, Pfeifer MA, Allen AM, Kellogg TA, Covassin N, Singh P. Comparative Expression of Renin-Angiotensin Pathway Proteins in Visceral Versus Subcutaneous Fat. Front Physiol. 2018; 9:1370 Epub 2018 Oct 10
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  33. Polonis K, Somers VK, Becari C, Covassin N, Schulte PJ, Druliner BR, Johnson RA, Narkiewicz K, Boardman LA, Singh P. Moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea is associated with telomere lengthening. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Nov 1; 313 (5):H1022-H1030 Epub 2017 Aug 19
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  34. Xie J, Chahal CAA, Covassin N, Schulte PJ, Singh P, Srivali N, Somers VK, Caples SM. Periodic limb movements of sleep are associated with an increased prevalence of atrial fibrillation in patients with mild sleep-disordered breathing. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 15; 241:200-204. Epub 2017 Apr 22.
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  35. Covassin N, Somers VK. Portable Sleep Monitoring Systems: Broadening the Horizons. J Clin Sleep Med 2017 Jun 15; 13 (6):773-774 Epub 2017 June 15
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  36. Tobaldini E, Covassin N, Calvin A, Singh P, Bukartyk J, Wang S, Montano N, Somers VK. Cardiac autonomic control and complexity during sleep are preserved after chronic sleep restriction in healthy subjects. Physiol Rep. 2017 Apr; 5 (7)
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  37. Gerla V, Kremen V, Covassin N, Lhotska L, Saifutdinova EA, Bukartyk J, Marik V, Somers VK. Automatic identification of artifacts and unwanted physiologic signals in EEG and EOG during wakefulness Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 2017; 31:381-90.
  38. Covassin N, Singh P, Somers VK. Keeping Up With the Clock: Circadian Disruption and Obesity Risk. Hypertension. 2016 Nov; 68 (5):1081-1090 Epub 2016 Sept 12
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  39. Xie J, Sert Kuniyoshi FH, Covassin N, Singh P, Gami AS, Wang S, Chahal CA, Wei Y, Somers VK. Nocturnal Hypoxemia Due to Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is an Independent Predictor of Poor Prognosis After Myocardial Infarction. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jul 27; 5 (8) Epub 2016 July 27
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  40. Covassin N, Singh P. Sleep Duration and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Epidemiologic and Experimental Evidence. Sleep Med Clin. 2016 Mar; 11 (1):81-9 Epub 2016 Jan 09
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  41. Svatikova A, Covassin N, Somers KR, Somers KV, Soucek F, Kara T, Bukartyk J. A Randomized Trial of Cardiovascular Responses to Energy Drink Consumption in Healthy Adults. JAMA. 2015 Nov 17; 314 (19):2079-82
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  42. Soucek F, Covassin N, Singh P, Ruzek L, Kara T, Suleiman M, Lerman A, Koestler C, Friedman PA, Lopez-Jimenez F, Somers VK. Effects of Atorvastatin (80 mg) Therapy on Quantity of Epicardial Adipose Tissue in Patients Undergoing Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Nov 1; 116 (9):1443-6 Epub 2015 Aug 14
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  43. Cellini N, de Zambotti M, Covassin N, Gallicchio G, Stegagno L, Sarlo M. Reduced cerebral and cardiovascular hemodynamics during sustained affective stimulation in young women with chronic low blood pressure. Physiol Behav. 2015 May 1; 143:83-9.
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  44. Calvin AD, Covassin N, Kremers WK, Adachi T, Macedo P, Albuquerque FN, Bukartyk J, Davison DE, Levine JA, Singh P, Wang S, Somers VK. Experimental sleep restriction causes endothelial dysfunction in healthy humans. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Nov 25; 3 (6):e001143
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  45. Cellini N, de Zambotti M, Covassin N, Sarlo M, Stegagno L. Impaired off-line motor skills consolidation in young primary insomniacs. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2014 Oct; 114:141-7. Epub 2014 Jun 19.
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