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Use Of Eeg And Physiological Measures In The Assessment Of Patients With Epilepsy
Associations between sleep and verbal memory in subjective cognitive decline: A role for s..
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Acoustic slow wave sleep enhancement via a novel, automated device improves executive function in middle-aged men.
Charmaine Diep, Suzanne Ftouni, Jessica E Manousakis, Christian L Nicholas, Sean PA Drummond, Clare Anderson
Journal article | 2020 | Sleep
STUDY OBJECTIVES: As slow-wave activity (SWA) is critical for cognition, SWA-enhancing technologies provide an exciting opportunit..
Does Nasal Obstruction Induce Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Healthy Women?
Islay Pittaway, Anna Ishkova, Helena Bean, Stephanie McCarthy, Isabella Lay, Joanne Avraam, Andrew Dawson, Therese Thornton, Christian L Nicholas, John Trinder, Fergal J O'Donoghue, Melinda L Jackson, Amy S Jordan
Journal article | 2020 | Nature and science of sleep
Purpose: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is less prevalent among women and is associated with different symptoms and consequences to..
Associations between sleep and verbal memory in subjective cognitive decline: A role for semantic clustering
Jessica E Manousakis, Christian Nicholas, Anna J Scovelle, Sharon L Naismith, Clare Anderson
Journal article | 2019 | Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Age-related reductions in slow wave activity (SWA) and increased fragmentation during sleep play a key role in memory impairment. ..
Objective sleep outcomes 20 years after traumatic brain injury in childhood.
Edith N Botchway, Celia Godfrey, Christian L Nicholas, Stephen Hearps, Vicki Anderson, Cathy Catroppa
Journal article | 2019 | Disability and Rehabilitation
PURPOSE: To assess objective sleep outcomes and correlates in young adults with a history of childhood traumatic brain injury. MAT..
Validation of 'Somnivore', a Machine Learning Algorithm for Automated Scoring and Analysis of Polysomnography Data
Giancarlo Allocca, Sherie Ma, Davide Martelli, Matteo Cerri, Flavia Del Vecchio, Stefano Bastianini, Giovanna Zoccoli, Roberto Amici, Stephen R Morairty, Anne E Aulsebrook, Shaun Blackburn, John A Lesku, Niels C Rattenborg, Alexei L Vyssotski, Emma Wams, Kate Porcherer, Katharina Wulff, Russell Foster, Julia KM Chan, Christian L Nicholas, et al.
Journal article | 2019 | Frontiers in Neuroscience
Manual scoring of polysomnography data is labor-intensive and time-consuming, and most existing software does not account for subj..
The Effects of Experimental Sleep Fragmentation and Sleep Deprivation on the Response of the Genioglossus Muscle to Inspiratory Resistive Loads
Jennifer M Cori, Christian L Nicholas, Joanne Avraam, V Vien Lee, Rachel Schembri, Melinda L Jackson, Amy S Jordan
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
Randomised controlled trial of the efficacy of a blue-enriched light intervention to improve alertness and performance in night shift workers
Tracey L Sletten, Suzanne Ftouni, Christian L Nicholas, Michelle Magee, Ronald R Grunstein, Sally Ferguson, David J Kennaway, Darren O'Brien, Steven W Lockley, Shantha MW Rajaratnam
Journal article | 2017 | Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Mechanisms of the deep, slow-wave, sleep-related increase of upper airway muscle tone in healthy humans
Amelia Hicks, Jennifer M Cori, Amy S Jordan, Christian L Nicholas, Leszek Kubin, John G Semmler, Atul Malhotra, David GP McSharry, John A Trinder
Journal article | 2017 | Journal of Applied Physiology
The effect of body mass and sex on the accuracy of respiratory magnetometers for measurement of end-expiratory lung volumes
Joanne Avraam, Rosie Bourke, John Trinder, Christian L Nicholas, Danny Brazzale, Fergal J O'Donoghue, Peter D Rochford, Amy S Jordan
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Applied Physiology
Early physiological markers of cardiovascular risk in community based adolescents with a depressive disorder
Joanna M Waloszek, Michelle L Byrne, Michael J Woods, Christian L Nicholas, Bei Bei, Greg Murray, Monika Raniti, Nicholas B Allen, John Trinder
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Affective Disorders
Arousal from Sleep Does Not Lead to Reduced Dilator Muscle Activity or Elevated Upper Airway Resistance on Return to Sleep in Healthy Individuals
Amy S Jordan, Jennifer M Cori, Andrew Dawson, Christian L Nicholas, Fergal J O'Donoghue, Peter G Catcheside, Danny J Eckert, R Doug McEvoy, John Trinder
Journal article | 2015 | Sleep
Ocular Measures of Sleepiness Are Increased in Night Shift Workers Undergoing a Simulated Night Shift Near the Peak Time of the 6-Sulfatoxymelatonin Rhythm
Suzanne Ftouni, Tracey L Sletten, Christian L Nicholas, David J Kennaway, Steven W Lockley, Shantha MW Rajaratnam
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
Social cognition in patients following surgery to the prefrontal cortex
Lisanne Michelle Jenkins, David Gordon Andrewes, Christian Luke Nicholas, Katharine Jann Drummond, Bradford Armstrong Moffat, Pramit Phal, Patricia Desmond, Roy Peter Caspar Kessels
Journal article | 2014 | Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging
Pilot study of a mindfulness-based, multi-component, in-school group sleep intervention in adolescent girls
Bei Bei, Michelle L Byrne, Clare Ivens, Joanna Waloszek, Michael J Woods, Paul Dudgeon, Greg Murray, Christian L Nicholas, John Trinder, Nicholas B Allen
Journal article | 2013 | Early Intervention in Psychiatry
The effect of flow limitation on the cardiorespiratory response to arousal from sleep under controlled conditions of chemostimulation in healthy older adults
Elizabeth A Goff, Christian L Nicholas, Jan Kleiman, Owen Spear, Mary J Morrell, John Trinder
Journal article | 2012 | Journal of Sleep Research
Inspiratory-resistive loading increases the ventilatory response to arousal but does not reduce genioglossus muscle activity on the return to sleep
Jennifer M Cori, Christian L Nicholas, Shaira Baptista, Ivan Huynh, Peter D Rochford, Fergal J O'Donoghue, John A Trinder, Amy S Jordan
Journal article | 2012 | Journal of Applied Physiology
Development and feasibility trial of a mindfulness-based multi-component in-school group sleep intervention for poor sleep and anxiety symptoms in adolescent girls
B Bei, J Waloszek, M Byrne, M Woods, C Ivens, C Nicholas, G Murray, N Allen, J Trinder
Conference Proceedings | 2011 | Journal of Sleep Research
Independent Contributions of Cortical Gray Matter, Aging, Sex and Alcoholism to K-Complex Amplitude Evoked During Sleep
Ian M Colrain, Edith V Sullivan, Torsten Rohlfing, Fiona C Baker, Christian L Nicholas, Mayra L Padilla, Sandra Chanraud, Anne-Lise Pitel, Adolf Pfefferbaum
Journal article | 2011 | Sleep
Determining Sleep Quality in Children with Sleep Disordered Breathing: EEG Spectral Analysis Compared with Conventional Polysomnography
Joel SC Yang, Christian L Nicholas, Gillian M Nixon, Margot J Davey, Vicki Anderson, Adrian M Walker, John A Trinder, Rosemary SC Horne
Journal article | 2010 | Sleep
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Rob Pierce Grant in Aid
2001 Postgraduate Overseas Research Experience Scholarship to work as a Visiting Researcher at the Sleep Research Center, Stanford University USA
Disability Advocacy Fellowship - Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne
R Douglas Wright Fellowship - Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences The University of Melbouene
Research & Teaching Fellowship - MSPS, The University of Melbourne
NHMRCF - NHMRC Fellowship
Senior Research Fellow
Melbourne School Of Psychological Sciences
Research Society on Alcoholism (USA)
European Sleep Research Society
Sleep Research Society (USA)
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Australasian Sleep Association
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Science (honours)
University of Melbourne