Xtreme Everest 2

Large expedition to Everest Base Camp seeking to characterise acclimatisation to environmental hypoxia in Sherpa’s & Westerners to identify biomarkers of (mal-) adaptation that may inspire novel diagnostic/therapeutic targets for the cellular hypoxia seen in critical illness.

Responsibilities included:

  • Forearm venous plethysmography
  • Nitrate metabolism studies (exhaled, saliva, blood, 24hr urine)
  • Ambulatory monitoring (SpO2, NIBP & ECG)
  • Core physiological dataset (daily cardiorespiratory observations and symptom-scores)

Supervisors: Prof Mike Grocott & Prof Denny Levett

Dr Chris Tomlinson
Dr Chris Tomlinson
👨‍⚕️ Critical Care Doctor | 🎓 PhD @ UCL CDT in AI-enabled Healthcare

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