Stembridge M, Williams AM, Gasho C, Dawkins TG, Drane A, Villafuerte FC, Levine BD, Shave R and Ainslie PN (2019). The overlooked significance of plasma volume for successful adaoptation to high altitude in Sherpa and Andean natives. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
Williams AM, Ainslie PN, Anholm JD, Gasho C, Subedi P and Stembridge M. Left ventricular twist is augmented in hypoxia by ß1-adrenergic-dependent and -independent factors, without evidence of endocardial dysfunction. Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging.
Simpson LL, Busch SA, Oliver SJ, Ainslie PN, Stembridge M, Steinback CD and Moore JP (2019). Baroreflex control of sympathetic vasomotor activity and resting arterial pressure at high altitude: insight from Lowlanders and Sherpa. J Physiol. 597(9): 2379-2390.
Rieger MG, Nowak-Fluck D, Morris LE, Niroula S, Sherpa KT, Tallon CM, Stembridge M, Ainslie PN, and McManus AM. UBC-Nepal Expedition: Cerebrovascular Responses to Exercise in Sherpa Children Residing at High Altitude. High Alt Med Biol 20: 45-55, 2019.
Rieger MG, Nowak-Flück D, Morris LE, Niroula S, Sherpa KT, Tallon CM, Stembridge M, Ainslie PN, McManus A (2018). UBC-Nepal Expedition: Intra-cranial hemodynamic response to exercise in Sherpa children residing at high altitude. High Alt Med Bio [In press].
Stembridge M, Ainslie PN, Boulet LM, Anholm J, Subedi P, Tymko MM, Willie CK and Shave R (2018). The independent and combined effects of hypovolemia and pulmonary vasoconstriction on left ventricular function and exercise capacity at high altitude. J Physiol. 597(4): 1059-1072.
Bain AR, Ainslie PN, Hoiland RL, Barak OF, Drvis I, Stembridge M, MacLeod DM, McEneny J, Stacey BS, Tuaillon E, Marchi N, Fayd’Herbe De Maudave A, Dujic Z, MacLeod DB, and Bailey DM (2017). Competitive apnea and its effect on the human brain: focus on the redox-regulation of blood–brain barrier permeability and neuronal–parenchymal integrity. FASEB. doi: 10.1096/fj.201701031R
Fluck D, Morris L, Niroula S, Tallon C, Sherpa K, Stembridge M, Ainslie PN and McManus A (2017). UBC-Nepal Expedition: Markedly lower cerebral blood flow in high altitude Sherpa children compared to children residing at sea-level. J Appl Physiol (1985), Jun 1: doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00292.2017.
Stembridge M, Ainslie PN, Donnelly J, McLeod NT, Joshi S, Hughes MG, Sherpa K & Shave RE. (2016). Cardiac structure and function in adolescent Sherpa; effect of habitual altitude and developmental stage. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, ajpheart 00938 02015
Bain AR, Ainslie PN, Hoiland RL, Barak OF, Cavar M, Drvis I, Stembridge M, MacLeod DM, Bailey DM, Dujic Z & Macleod DB (2016). Cerebral oxidative metabolism is decreased with extreme apnoea in humans; impact of hypercapnia. J Physiology Sep 15;594(18):5317-28.
Mike has presented as part of symposia and submitted over 45 conference abstracts to both national and international conferences. An example of the most recent invited talks are provided below:
Conference participation and presentations
- Cardiac, vascular and cerebrovascular adaptation to hypoxia at rest and during exercise; lessons from high altitude natives. Invited Symposia at the European College of Sport Science, Prague.
- Cardiac Performance in the Mountains: mechanisms of adaptation to acute and life-long hypoxia. The Alpine Club, London.
- Cardiovascular Responses to High Altitude; Lessons from Lowland Adaptation. Okanagan Cardiorespiratory Conference, Silverstar.
- Impaired myocardial function does not explain reduced left ventricular filling and stroke volume at rest or during exercise at high altitude. Japanese Society of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine.
- Short-term adaptation and chronic cardiac remodelling to high altitude in lowlanders and native highland populations. Symposium at The Physiological Society Annual Meeting.