PUBLICATIONS

APEX research has led to the publication of multiple scientific papers. Continued research into the effects of high altitude on human physiology has the potential to benefit not only future travellers to high altitude, but also patients who are affected by a shortage of oxygen because of lung disease or critical illness.

Sadiku, P., Willson, J. A., Ryan, E. M., Sammut, D., Coelho, P., Watts, E. R., Grecian, R., Young, J. M., Bewley, M., Arienti, S., Mirchandani, A. S., Sanchez Garcia, M. A., Morrison, T., Zhang, A., Reyes, L., Griessler, T., Jheeta, P., Paterson, G. G., Graham, C. J., Thomson, J. P., Baillie, K. Thompson, R. A.… Walmsley, S. R. (2021). Neutrophils Fuel Effective Immune Responses through Gluconeogenesis and Glycogenesis. Cell metabolism, 33(2), 411–423.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2020.11.016

Paterson, G. G., Young, J. M., Willson, J. A., Graham, C. J., Dru, R. C., Lee, E. W., Torpey, G. S., Walmsley, S. R., Chan, M. V., Warner, T. D., Baillie, J. K., & Thompson, A. (2020). Hypoxia Modulates Platelet Purinergic Signalling Pathways. Thrombosis and haemostasis, 120(2), 253–261. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0039-3400305

Young JM , Williams DR, Thompson AAR. Thin Air, Thick Vessels: Historical and Current Perspectives on Hypoxic Pulmonary Hypertension. Frontiers in Medicine: 2019; 6: 93. PMC6504829

Thompson AAR . Altitude research on Mount Chacaltaya, Bolivia. 2019; PMID:2

Rocke AS , Paterson GG, Barber MT, Jackson AIR, Main SE, Stannett C, Schnopp MF, MacInnis M, Baillie JK, Horn EH, ..., Thompson AAR. Thromboelastometry and Platelet Function during Acclimatization to High Altitude. Thrombosis and Haemostasis: 2018; 118: 63-71. PMC6260116

Rocke AS , Paterson GG, Barber MT, Jackson AIR, Main SE, Stannett C, Schnopp MF, MacInnis MJ, Baillie JK, Horn EH, ..., Thompson AAR. Erratum to: Thromboelastometry and platelet function during acclimatisation to high altitude. Thrombosis and Haemostasis: 2018; 118: 801. doi:10.1055/s-0038-1639337

Roach RC , Hackett PH, Oelz O, Bärtsch P, Luks AM, MacInnis MJ, Baillie JK. The 2018 Lake Louise Acute Mountain Sickness Score. High Altitude Medicine and Biology: 2018; 19: 4-6. PMC6191821

Hall DP , MacCormick IJC, Phythian-Adams AT, Rzechorzek NM, Hope-Jones D, Cosens S, Jackson S, Bates MGD, Collier DJ, Hume DA, ..., Baillie JK. Network analysis reveals distinct clinical syndromes underlying acute mountain sickness. PloS One: 2014; 9: e81229. PMC3898916

Pagani L , Ayub Q, MacArthur DG, Xue Y, Baillie JK, Chen Y, Kozarewa I, Turner DJ, Tofanelli S, Bulayeva K, ..., Tyler-Smith C. High altitude adaptation in Daghestani populations from the Caucasus. Human Genetics: 2012; 131: 423-33. PMC3312735

MacCormick IJC , Somner J, Morris DS, MacGillivray TJ, Bourne RRA, Huang SS, MacCormick A, Aspinall PA, Baillie JK, Thompson AAR, Dhillon B. Retinal vessel tortuosity in response to hypobaric hypoxia. High Altitude Medicine and Biology: 2012; 13: 263-8. doi:10.1089/ham.2011.1097

Hall DP , Duncan K, Baillie JK. High altitude pulmonary oedema. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps: 2011; 157: 68-72. PMID:21465914

Bates MGD , Thompson AAR, Baillie JK, Sutherland AI, Irving JB, Hirani N, Webb DJ. Sildenafil citrate for the prevention of high altitude hypoxic pulmonary hypertension: double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. High Altitude Medicine and Biology: 2011; 12: 207-14. doi:10.1089/ham.2011.0007

Jackson SJ , Varley J, Sellers C, Josephs K, Codrington L, Duke G, Njelekela MA, Drummond G, Sutherland AI, Thompson AAR, Baillie JK. Incidence and predictors of acute mountain sickness among trekkers on Mount Kilimanjaro. High Altitude Medicine and Biology: 2010; 11: 217-22. doi:10.1089/ham.2010.1003

Thompson AAR , Baillie JK, Bates MGD, Schnopp MF, Simpson A, Partridge RW, Drummond GB, Mason NP. The citric acid cough threshold and the ventilatory response to carbon dioxide on ascent to high altitude. Respiratory Medicine: 2009; 103: 1182-8. doi:10.1016/j.rmed.2009.02.007

Baillie JK , Thompson AAR, Irving JB, Bates MGD, Sutherland AI, Macnee W, Maxwell SRJ, Webb DJ. Oral antioxidant supplementation does not prevent acute mountain sickness: double blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial. QJM : Monthly Journal of the Association of Physicians: 2009; 102: 341-8. doi:10.1093/qjmed/hcp026

Toshner MR , Thompson AAR, Irving JB, Baillie JK, Morton JJ, Peacock AJ. NT-proBNP does not rise on acute ascent to high altitude. High Altitude Medicine and Biology: 2008; 9: 307-10. doi:10.1089/ham.2008.1054

Mytton OT , Simpson A, Thompson AAR, Oram RA, Darowski A, Yu L, Collier DJ, Pollard AJ. Manual assessment of the initial fall in blood pressure after orthostatic challenge at high altitude. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine: 2008; 19: 225-32. doi:10.1580/07-WEME-OR-097.1

Somner JEA , Morris DS, Scott KM, MacCormick IJC, Aspinall P, Dhillon B. What happens to intraocular pressure at high altitude? Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science: 2007; 48: 1622-6. doi:10.1167/iovs.06-1238

Morris DS , Severn PS, Smith J, Somner JEA, Stannard KP, Cottrell DG. High altitude and retinal detachment. High Altitude Medicine and Biology: 2007; 8: 337-9. doi:10.1089/ham.2007.1026

Morris DS , Somner JEA, Scott KM, McCormick IJC, Aspinall P, Dhillon B. Corneal thickness at high altitude. Cornea: 2007; 26: 308-11. doi:10.1097/ICO.0b013e31802e63c8

Dorward DA , Thompson AAR, Baillie JK, MacDougall M, Hirani N. Change in plasma vascular endothelial growth factor during onset and recovery from acute mountain sickness. Respiratory Medicine: 2007; 101: 587-94. doi:10.1016/j.rmed.2006.06.014

Bates MGD , Thompson AAR, Baillie JK. Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors in the treatment and prevention of high altitude pulmonary edema. Current Opinion in Investigational Drugs (London, England : 2000): 2007; 8: 226-31. PMID:17408118

Baillie JK , Bates MGD, Thompson AAR, Waring WS, Partridge RW, Schnopp MF, Simpson A, Gulliver-Sloan F, Maxwell SRJ, Webb DJ. Endogenous urate production augments plasma antioxidant capacity in healthy lowland subjects exposed to high altitude. Chest: 2007; 131: 1473-8. doi:10.1378/chest.06-2235

Morris DS , Somner J, Donald MJ, McCormick IJC, Bourne RRA, Huang SS, Aspinall P, Dhillon B. The eye at altitude. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology: 2006; 588: 249-70. doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34817-9_21

Thompson AAR , Baillie JK, Toshner M, Maxwell SRJ, Webb DJ, Irving JB. Pericardial effusions in healthy lowlanders after acute ascent to high altitude. Heart (British Cardiac Society): 2006; 92: 539-40. PMC1860857

Smith EMD , Baillie JK, Thompson AAR, Irving JB, Porteous D, Webb DJ. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase polymorphisms do not influence pulmonary artery systolic pressure at altitude. High Altitude Medicine and Biology: 2006; 7: 221-7. doi:10.1089/ham.2006.7.221

Baillie JK , Thompson AR, Bates MG, Schnopp M, Simpson A, Partridge R. The Chacaltaya High Altitude Laboratory. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh: 2004; 34: 130-133. PMID:1