Reshma Amin

Dr. Reshma Amin


Director of Sleep Medicine and Long-term Ventilation, Respirologist and Sleep Physician, The Hospital for Sick Children | Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto

Clinician Investigator, Senior Associate Scientist, Child Health and Evaluative Sciences, SickKids Research Institute

NMD4C Involvement: Pillar 2: Clinical Research, Pillar 3: Clinical Practice Research, Theme 4: Knowledge Translation & Impact Assessment

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Dr. Reshma Amin is the Director of Sleep Medicine and Long-term Ventilation and a Clinician-Investigator at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada. She is a Professor at the University of Toronto. She is also a Senior Associate Scientist in Child Health and Evaluative Sciences at the 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. She leads a clinical research program focused on program evaluation and innovative care delivery for children with neuromuscular disease as well as those requiring long-term ventilation at home. She was the lead author of the Canadian Thoracic Society’s Pediatric Home Ventilation Guidelines. She has more than 125 peer-reviewed publications and has been fortunate to be funded by CIHR with partnership funds from Muscular Dystrophy Canada, VHA Home Healthcare, Boehringer-Ingelheim, ProResp, Praxair and Cure SMA Canada.

Within NMD4C, she 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

Mishra, D, Kamath, DG, Alagla, M, Rahman, SA, Amin, R, Ahmed, H et al.. Evaluation of Stain Removal Efficacy and Color Stability of Three Different Dentifrices on Artificially Stained Enamel Surface-An In Vitro Study. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2024.25 (1)68-71 PMID:38514434

Alzaid, M, Sunkonkit, K, Massicotte, C, Otsubo, H, Amin, R, Al-Saleh, S et al.. 14 and 6 Hz like spike wave activity is a common finding in in young patients with Prader-Willi syndrome. J Clin Sleep Med. 2024. PMID:38427317

Bhushan, R, Singh, S, Sam, G, Thomas, NO, Michael, T, Amin, R et al.. Effect of Different Chemical Solvents on Bond Strength of Orthodontic Brackets: An In Vitro Study. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2023.24 (12)940-943 PMID:38317390

Dale, CM, Ambreen, M, Kang, S, Buchanan, F, Pizzuti, R, Gershon, AS et al.. Acceptability of the Long-Term In-Home Ventilator Engagement virtual intervention for home mechanical ventilation patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative evaluation. Digit Health. 2024.10 20552076241228417 PMID:38282921

Albornoz, AE, Rana, M, Hayes, J, Englesakis, M, Tsang, M, Amin, R et al.. Perioperative clinical practice recommendations for pediatric tonsillectomy: a systematic review. Can J Anaesth. 2024.71 (2)187-200 PMID:38182827

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