The neuromuscular network for Canada


Reshma Amin


Staff Respirologist and Sleep Physician, Respiratory Medicine; Associate Scientist, Child Health and Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto

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Dr Reshma Amin is Associate Professor at the University of Toronto; Respirologist and Sleep Physician at SickKids; and Associate Scientist, Child Health and Evaluative Sciences at SickKids Research Institute. She is an expert pulmonologist experienced in the rehabilitation and care of children with neuromuscular disorders, particularly for impaired pulmonary function and assisted ventilation. Within NMD4C Reshma is working on the development of clinical care guidelines for NMDs and patient advocacy training modules for NMD, and supports knowledge transfer to patients and other knowledge users.

Recent publications

McPherson, AC, Amin, R, McAdam, L, Kalnins, D, Lui, T. Growth assessment and weight management in paediatric neuromuscular clinics: a cross-sectional survey across Canada. Disabil Rehabil. 2020. 1-6 PMID:32058820

Orkin, J, Beaune, L, Moore, C, Weiser, N, Arje, D, Rapoport, A et al.. Toward an Understanding of Advance Care Planning in Children With Medical Complexity. Pediatrics. 2020. PMID:32054820

Brooks, DM, Kelly, A, Sorkin, JD, Koren, D, Seo Yi, C, Gallagher, PR et al.. The Relationship Between Sleep Disordered Breathing, Blood Pressure, and Urinary Cortisol and Catecholamines Children. J Clin Sleep Med. 2020. PMID:32043963

Dale, CM, Carbone, S, Amin, R, Amaria, K, Varadi, R, Goldstein, RS et al.. A transition program to adult health services for teenagers receiving long-term home mechanical ventilation: A longitudinal qualitative study. Pediatr. Pulmonol. 2020.55 (3)771-779 PMID:31971666

Chiang, J, Amin, R. Family Caregivers Facing the Decision of Long-Term Ventilation for Their Child: Mind the Gap. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020.17 (1)32-33 PMID:31891301

Perrem, L, Mehta, K, Syed, F, Baker, A, Amin, R. How to use noninvasive positive airway pressure device data reports to guide clinical care. Pediatr. Pulmonol. 2020.55 (1)58-67 PMID:31671252

Shivji, S, Amin, R, Putra, J. Bronchoalveolar Lavage Findings in a Pediatric Patient With Primary Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis. Int. J. Surg. Pathol. 2019. 1066896919870598 PMID:31438728

Hoang, JA, Mashouri, P, Dai, R, Brydges, MG, Dubeau, A, Lépine, C et al.. Extract and component-specific sensitization patterns in Canadian moderate-to-severe preschool asthmatics. Allergy. 2019.74 (12)2519-2521 PMID:31125434

Rose, L, McKim, D, Leasa, D, Nonoyama, M, Tandon, A, Bai, YQ et al.. Trends in incidence, prevalence, and mortality of neuromuscular disease in Ontario, Canada: A population-based retrospective cohort study (2003-2014). PLoS ONE. 2019.14 (3)e0210574 PMID:30913206

Scheffler, P, Wolter, NE, Narang, I, Amin, R, Holler, T, Ishman, SL et al.. Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obese Children: Literature Review and Meta-analysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019.160 (6)985-992 PMID:30776977

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