Gillian Nixon

Assoc Professor

19962021
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Research Output 1996 2019

2019

Assessing ventilatory control stability in children with and without an elevated central apnoea index

Harman, K., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C., Nixon, G. M. & Edwards, B. A., 30 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Respirology. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cardiovascular Autonomic Control Is Altered in Children Born Preterm with Sleep Disordered Breathing

Thomas, B., Thillainathan, K., Delahunty, M., Weichard, A., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M., Walter, L. M. & Horne, R. S. C., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 206, p. 83-90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

CPAP treatment for asthma? A question worth pursuing further

Hamilton, G. S. & Nixon, G. M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Respirology. 24, 4, p. 296-297 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Craniofacial photography and association with sleep-disordered breathing severity in children

Sutherland, K., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. SC., Cistulli, P. A. & Nixon, G. M., 30 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Sleep and Breathing. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Oximetry knowledge in neonatal units in Victoria, Australia: can we do better?

Jamieson, K., Davey, M. J. & Nixon, G. M., 1 Mar 2019, In : Acta Paediatrica. 108, 3, p. 468-472 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pollen levels on the day of polysomnography influence sleep disordered breathing severity in children with allergic rhinitis

Walter, L. M., Tamanyan, K., Nisbet, L., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., Jun 2019, In : Sleep and Breathing. 23, 2, p. 651–657 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reply to Rana's comment on sleep and sleep disordered breathing in children with Down syndrome

Horne, R. SC., Wijayaratne, P., Nixon, G. M. & Walter, L. M., 1 Jun 2019, In : Sleep Medicine Reviews. 45, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

Requirements for improving health and well-being of children with Prader-Willi syndrome and their families

Mackay, J., McCallum, Z., Ambler, G. R., Vora, K., Nixon, G., Bergman, P., Shields, N., Milner, K., Kapur, N., Crock, P., Caudri, D., Curran, J., Verge, C., Seton, C., Tai, A., Tham, E., Musthaffa, Y., Lafferty, A. R., Blecher, G., Harper, J. & 6 othersSchofield, C., Nielsen, A., Wilson, A., Leonard, H., Choong, C. S. & Downs, J., 2 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

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Sleep and sleep disordered breathing in children with down syndrome: Effects on behaviour, neurocognition and the cardiovascular system

Horne, R. SC., Wijayaratne, P., Nixon, G. M. & Walter, L. M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Sleep Medicine Reviews. 44, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Sleep disordered breathing in children disrupts the maturation of autonomic control of heart rate and its association with cerebral oxygenation

Walter, L. M., Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Physiology. 597, 3, p. 819-830 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sleep macro-architecture and micro-architecture in children born preterm with sleep disordered breathing

Chan, M., Wong, T. C. H., Weichard, A., Nixon, G. M., Walter, L. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 13 Jun 2019, In : Pediatric Research. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The impact of central and obstructive respiratory events on cerebral oxygenation in children with sleep disordered breathing

Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A., Biggs, S. N., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M., Walter, L. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 May 2019, In : Sleep. 42, 5, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2018

Age effects on cerebral oxygenation and behavior in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Tamanyan, K., Walter, L. M., Weichard, A., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M., Biggs, S. N. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Jun 2018, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 197, 11, p. 1468-1477 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Obesity and anthropometric determinants of autonomic control in children with sleep-disordered breathing-which measurements matter?

Walter, L. M., Tamanyan, K., Nisbet, L. C., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Obesity. 42, 6, p. 1195-1201 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Overweight and obese children with sleep disordered breathing have elevated arterial stiffness

Walter, L. M., Tamanyan, K., Limawan, A. P., Biggs, S. N., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Aug 2018, In : Sleep Medicine. 48, p. 187-193 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Quality of life and mood in children with cystic fibrosis: Associations with sleep quality

Vandeleur, M., Walter, L. M., Armstrong, D. S., Robinson, P., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 17, 6, p. 811-820 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Regional brain tissue changes and associations with disease severity in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Horne, R. S. C., Roy, B., Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A., Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Ditchfield, M., Harper, R. M. & Kumar, R., 1 Feb 2018, In : Sleep. 41, 2, 10 p., UNSP zsx203.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Slow wave activity and executive dysfunction in children with sleep disordered breathing

Christiansz, J. A., Lappin, C. R., Weichard, A. J., Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Biggs, S. N., May 2018, In : Sleep and Breathing. 22, 2, p. 517-525 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The impact of sleep disordered breathing on cardiovascular health in overweight children

Horne, R. SC., Shandler, G., Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A. J., Odoi, A., Biggs, S. N., Davey, M., Nixon, G. M. & Walter, L. M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Sleep Medicine. 41, p. 58-68 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The OSA-5: Development and validation of a brief questionnaire screening tool for obstructive sleep apnea in children

Soh, H. J., Rowe, K., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Nixon, G. M., 1 Oct 2018, In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 113, p. 62-66 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Time to open our eyes? a challenge to the role of polysomnography for trials in pediatric sleep-disordered breathing

Nixon, G. M., Kubba, H. & Perrett, K. P., 15 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 14, 3, p. 489-490 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

2017

Australasian Sleep Association clinical practice guidelines for performing sleep studies in children

Pamula, Y., Nixon, G. M., Edwards, E. A., Teng, A., Verginis, N., Davey, M. J., Waters, K., Suresh, S., Twiss, J. & Tai, A., 1 Aug 2017, In : Sleep Medicine. 36, p. S23-S42 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

Autotitrating CPAP as a tool for CPAP initiation for children

Mihai, R., Vandeleur, M., Pecoraro, S., Davey, M. J. & Nixon, G. M., 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 13, 5, p. 713-719 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Back to sleep or not: the effect of the supine position on pediatric OSA: Sleeping position in children with OSA

Walter, L. M., Dassanayake, D. U. N., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Sep 2017, In : Sleep Medicine. 37, p. 151-159 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

How Well Do Children with Cystic Fibrosis Sleep? An Actigraphic and Questionnaire-Based Study

Vandeleur, M., Walter, L. M., Armstrong, D. S., Robinson, P., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 182, p. 170-176 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Overweight and obesity add to behavioral problems in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Biggs, S. N., Tamanyan, K., Walter, L. M., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Nov 2017, In : Sleep Medicine. 39, p. 62-69 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Periodic limb movements and restless legs syndrome in children with a history of prematurity

Cielo, C. M., DelRosso, L. M., Tapia, I. E., Biggs, S. N., Nixon, G. M., Meltzer, L. J., Traylor, J., Kim, J. Y. & Marcus, C. L., 1 Feb 2017, In : Sleep Medicine. 30, p. 77-81 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sleep disordered breathing in children

Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., Apr 2017, Sleep Medicine. IP Communications, p. 404-413 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

What keeps children with cystic fibrosis awake at night?

Vandeleur, M., Walter, L. M., Armstrong, D. S., Robinson, P., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., Nov 2017, In : Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 16, 6, p. 719-726 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2016

Adherence to non-invasive ventilatory support

Nixon, G. M., 2016, Caring for the Ventilator Dependent Child : A Clinical Guide. Sterni, L. M. & Carroll, J. L. (eds.). New York NY USA: Humana Press, p. 241 - 252 12 p. (Respiratory Medicine).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Association between slow-wave activity, cognition and behaviour in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Weichard, A. J., Walter, L. M., Hollis, S. L., Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Biggs, S. N., 1 Sep 2016, In : Sleep Medicine. 25, p. 49-55 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Clinical outcomes in a high nursing ratio ward setting for children with obstructive sleep apnea at high risk after adenotonsillectomy

Arachchi, S., Armstrong, D. S., Roberts, N., Baxter, M., McLeod, S., Davey, M. J. & Nixon, G. M., 1 Mar 2016, In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 82, p. 54-57 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Comparison of commercial wrist-based and smartphone accelerometers, actigraphy, and PSG in a clinical cohort of children and adolescents

Toon, E., Davey, M. J., Hollis, S. J., Nixon, G. M., Horne, R. S. C. & Biggs, S. N., 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 12, 3, p. 343 - 350 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Does anyone in your family have obstructive sleep apnea?

Nixon, G. M. & Hamilton, G. S., 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 12, 7, p. 941-942 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Improved long-term autonomic function following resolution of sleep-disordered breathing in preschool-aged children

Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Nisbet, L. C., Weichard, A. J., Hollis, S. L., Davey, M. J., Anderson, V., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. SC., 1 Mar 2016, In : Sleep and Breathing. 20, 1, p. 309-319 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Oximetry for suspected obstructive sleep apnea—Does removal of awake data affect the result?

Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Weichard, A. J. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Dec 2016, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 51, 12, p. 1409-1413 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Perinatal risk factors associated with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in school-aged children born preterm

Tapia, I. E., Shults, J., Doyle, L. W., Nixon, G. M., Cielo, C. M., Traylor, J., Marcus, C. L. & Caffeine for Apnea of Prematurity-Sleep Study Group, 1 Apr 2016, In : Sleep. 39, 4, p. 737-742 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Risk factors for obstructive sleep apnoea in Australian children

Tamanyan, K., Walter, L. M., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M., Horne, R. S. C. & Biggs, S. N., 1 May 2016, In : Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 52, 5, p. 512-517 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sleep/Wake patterns and parental perceptions of sleep in children born preterm

Biggs, S. N., Meltzer, L. J., Tapia, I. E., Traylor, J., Nixon, G. M., Horne, R. S. C., Doyle, L. W., Asztalos, E., Mindell, J. A., Marcus, C. L. & Caffeine for Apnea of Prematurity-Sleep Study Group, 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 12, 5, p. 711 - 717 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The efficacy of the OSA-18 as a waiting list triage tool for OSA in children

Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Cikor, N., Rowe, K., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Nixon, G. M., 2016, In : Sleep and Breathing. 20, 2, p. 837-844 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The relationship between sleep-disordered breathing severity and daytime adaptive functioning in children with Down Syndrome

Nixon, G. M., Biggs, S. N., Jitpiriyaroj, S. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Nov 2016, In : CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics. 22, 11, p. 936-937 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

2015

Augmented cardiovascular responses to episodes of repetitive compared with isolated respiratory events in preschool children with sleep-disordered breathing

Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Nisbet, L., Weichard, A., Muntinga, M., Davey, M. J., Anderson, V. A., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 2015, In : Pediatric Research. 78, 5, p. 560 - 566 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Improving detection of obstructive sleep apnoea by overnight oximetry in children using pulse rate parameters

Sahadan, D. Z. H., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Nixon, G. M., 2015, In : Sleep and Breathing. 19, 4, p. 1409 - 1414 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Longitudinal impact of resolution of snoring in young children on psychosocial functioning

Biggs, S. N., Walter, L. M., Jackman, A. R., Nisbet, L. C., Weichard, A., Hollis, S., Davey, M. J., Anderson, V. A., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 2015, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 167, 6, p. 1272 - 1279 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Long-term cognitive and behavioral outcomes following resolution of sleep disordered breathing in preschool children

Biggs, S. N., Walter, L. M., Jackman, A. R., Nisbet, L., Weichard, A., Hollis, S., Davey, M. J., Anderson, V. A., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 29 Sep 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 9, 19 p., e0139142.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Long-term improvements in sleep and respiratory parameters in preschool children following treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing

Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Nisbet, L., Weichard, A., Hollis, S., Davey, M. J., Anderson, V. A., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 11, 10, p. 1143 - 1151 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reply

Nixon, G. & Davey, M. J., 2015, In : Australian Family Physician. 44, 9, p. 617 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

Sleep and fatigue in pediatric oncology: a review of the literature

Walter, L. M., Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Downie, P. A. & Horne, R. S. C., 2015, In : Sleep Medicine Reviews. 24, p. 71 - 82 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sleep apnoea in the child

Nixon, G. M. & Davey, M. J., 2015, In : Australian Family Physician. 44, 6, p. 352-355 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access
2014

Feasibility of comprehensive, unattended ambulatory polysomnography in school-aged children

Marcus, C. L., Traylor, J., Biggs, S. N., Roberts, R. S., Nixon, G. M., Narang, I., Bhattacharjee, R., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C., Cheshire, M., Gibbons, K. J., Dix, J., Asztalos, E., Doyle, L. W., Opie, G. F., D'ilario, J., Costantini, L., Bradford, R. & Schmidt, B., 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 10, 8, p. 913 - 918 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review