Biren Kamdar

Title(s)Associate Professor Of Clinical, Medicine
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Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Stanford UniversityBS / MS06/2001Biological Sciences
    Vanderbilt UniversityMD05/2006Medicine
    Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of ManagementMBA05/2006Management
    Vanderbilt University Medical CenterResidency06/2009Internal Medicine
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthMHS05/2011Clinical Investigation
    Johns Hopkins University HospitalFellowship06/2013Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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    Multicomponent intervention to improve delirium and sleep-wake rhythms in older ICU patients
    NIH K76AG059936Sep 1, 2018 - May 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Novel Arm Restraint For Critically Ill Patients To Reduce Immobility, Sedation, Agitation and Cognitive Impairment
    NIH R42AG059451Apr 1, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019
    Role: Co-Investigator
    A MICU Sleep Promoting Intervention Using Actigraphic Outcome Assessment
    UCLA NIH/NCATS KL2 Translational Science Career Development Award UL1TR001881Jul 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Primary Investigator, Career Development Award
    An ICU Sleep Intervention to Improve Perceived Sleep Quality &Cognitive Function
    NIH F32HL104901Sep 1, 2010 - Aug 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Community based participatory research as a promising practice for addressing vaccine hesitancy, rebuilding trust and addressing health disparities among racial and ethnic minority communities. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2024 Dec 31; 20(1):2326781. O'Bryan SE, Muñoz F, Smith D, Bearse A, Melendrez B, Kamdar B, James-Price C, Ramirez D, Servin AE. PMID: 38497273; PMCID: PMC10950264.
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    2. Rest-activity patterns associated with delirium in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage. J Neurol Sci. 2023 11 15; 454:120823. Reznik ME, Mintz N, Moody S, Drake J, Margolis SA, Rudolph JL, LaBuzetta JN, Kamdar BB, Jones RN. PMID: 37844360.
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    3. Development and Validation of an ICU Delirium Playbook for Provider Education. Crit Care Explor. 2023 Jul; 5(7):e0939. Makhija H, Fine JM, Pollack D, Novelli F, Davidson JE, Cotton SA, Diaz De Leon B, Reyes PA, Montoya JL, Arroyo-Novoa CM, Figueroa-Ramos MI, Song Y, Fuentes AL, LaBuzetta JN, Moore AA, Ely EW, Malhotra A, Needham DM, Martin JL, Kamdar BB. PMID: 37457918; PMCID: PMC10348729.
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    4. Neurocheck Frequency: Determining Perceptions and Barriers to Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice. Neurologist. 2023 May 01; 28(3):160-165. LaBuzetta JN, Kazer MR, Kamdar BB, Owens RL, Evans JH, Stone L, Malhotra A. PMID: 35981307; PMCID: PMC9931930.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Causes, Consequences, and Treatments of Sleep and Circadian Disruption in the ICU: An Official American Thoracic Society Research Statement. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2023 04 01; 207(7):e49-e68. Knauert MP, Ayas NT, Bosma KJ, Drouot X, Heavner MS, Owens RL, Watson PL, Wilcox ME, Anderson BJ, Cordoza ML, Devlin JW, Elliott R, Gehlbach BK, Girard TD, Kamdar BB, Korwin AS, Lusczek ER, Parthasarathy S, Spies C, Sunderram J, Telias I, Weinhouse GL, Zee PC. PMID: 36999950; PMCID: PMC10111990.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Secondary peritonitis in a patient with cirrhosis involving Hyphopichia burtonii, an emerging fungal pathogen. IDCases. 2023; 31:e01730. Feldman EB, Bellinghausen AL, Vodkin IE, Abeles SR, Kamdar BB. PMID: 36911872; PMCID: PMC9996382.
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    7. Reassessing hourly neurochecks. J Clin Neurosci. 2023 Apr; 110:71-73. LaBuzetta JN, Kamdar BB, Malhotra A. PMID: 36822072; PMCID: PMC10023484.
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    8. Actigraphy-based sleep and activity measurements in intensive care unit patients randomized to ramelteon or placebo for delirium prevention. Sci Rep. 2023 01 26; 13(1):1450. Jaiswal SJ, Bagsic SRS, Takata E, Kamdar BB, Ancoli-Israel S, Owens RL. PMID: 36702822; PMCID: PMC9879948.
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    9. Development and Evaluation of an Intensive Care Unit Video Series to Educate Staff on Delirium Detection. ATS Sch. 2022 Dec; 3(4):535-547. Kamdar BB, Makhija H, Cotton SA, Fine J, Pollack D, Reyes PA, Novelli F, Malhotra A, Needham DM, Martin JL. PMID: 36726713; PMCID: PMC9885989.
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    10. Modeling success: How to work effectively with your biostatistician. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 08; 70(8):2449-2454. Lee J, Kamdar BB, Bergstrom J, Murphy TE, Gill TM. PMID: 35608207; PMCID: PMC9517479.
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    11. Circadian rest-activity misalignment in critically ill medical intensive care unit patients. J Sleep Res. 2022 10; 31(5):e13587. Gupta P, Martin JL, Malhotra A, Bergstrom J, Grandner MA, Kamdar BB. PMID: 35388552; PMCID: PMC9489597.
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    12. Interrelationships among workload, illness severity, and function on return to work following acute respiratory distress syndrome. Aust Crit Care. 2023 Mar; 36(2):247-253. Su H, Thompson HJ, Pike K, Kamdar BB, Bridges E, Hosey MM, Hough CL, Needham DM, Hopkins RO. PMID: 35210156; PMCID: PMC9392808.
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    13. Factors Influencing CAM-ICU Documentation and Inappropriate "Unable to Assess" Responses. Am J Crit Care. 2021 11 01; 30(6):e99-e107. Awan OM, Buhr RG, Kamdar BB. PMID: 34719712; PMCID: PMC8901421.
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    14. Mental Health Symptoms Among US Medical School Applicants During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2021 09 30; 23(5). Light MP, Gunge D, LaBuzetta JN, Advani I, Crotty Alexander LE, Kamdar BB. PMID: 34592797; PMCID: PMC9011921.
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    15. The Coming of Age of Implementation Science and Research in Critical Care Medicine. Crit Care Med. 2021 08 01; 49(8):1254-1275. Barr J, Paulson SS, Kamdar B, Ervin JN, Lane-Fall M, Liu V, Kleinpell R. PMID: 34261925; PMCID: PMC8549627.
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    16. Practices and Patterns of Hourly Neurochecks: Analysis of 8,936 Patients With Neurological Injury. J Intensive Care Med. 2022 Jun; 37(6):784-792. LaBuzetta JN, Hirshman BR, Malhotra A, Owens RL, Kamdar BB. PMID: 34219542; PMCID: PMC8727647.
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    17. Association of imbalance between job workload and functional ability with return to work in ARDS survivors. Thorax. 2022 02; 77(2):123-128. Su H, Hopkins RO, Kamdar BB, May S, Dinglas VD, Johnson KL, Hosey M, Hough CL, Needham DM, Thompson HJ. PMID: 33927021.
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    18. The Effect of a Quality Improvement Intervention on Sleep and Delirium in Critically Ill Patients in a Surgical ICU. Chest. 2021 09; 160(3):899-908. Tonna JE, Dalton A, Presson AP, Zhang C, Colantuoni E, Lander K, Howard S, Beynon J, Kamdar BB. PMID: 33773988; PMCID: PMC8448998.
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    19. Association of Job Characteristics and Functional Impairments on Return to Work After ARDS. Chest. 2021 08; 160(2):509-518. Su H, Thompson HJ, May S, Dinglas VD, Hough CL, Hosey MM, Hopkins RO, Kamdar BB, Needham DM. PMID: 33727035; PMCID: PMC8411444.
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    20. Sleep and Delirium in Older Adults. Curr Sleep Med Rep. 2020; 6(3):136-148. Farasat S, Dorsch JJ, Pearce AK, Moore AA, Martin JL, Malhotra A, Kamdar BB. PMID: 32837850; PMCID: PMC7382993.
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    21. Use of actigraphy to characterize inactivity and activity in patients in a medical ICU. Heart Lung. 2020 Jul - Aug; 49(4):398-406. Gupta P, Martin JL, Needham DM, Vangala S, Colantuoni E, Kamdar BB. PMID: 32107065; PMCID: PMC7305977.
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    22. Sleep in the Intensive Care Unit: Strategies for Improvement. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 10; 40(5):614-628. Dorsch JJ, Martin JL, Malhotra A, Owens RL, Kamdar BB. PMID: 31826262; PMCID: PMC8918030.
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    23. Return to work after critical illness: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Thorax. 2020 01; 75(1):17-27. Kamdar BB, Suri R, Suchyta MR, Digrande KF, Sherwood KD, Colantuoni E, Dinglas VD, Needham DM, Hopkins RO. PMID: 31704795; PMCID: PMC7418481.
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    24. Can ICUs create more sleep by creating less noise? Intensive Care Med. 2020 03; 46(3):498-500. Kamdar BB, Simons KS, Spronk PE. PMID: 31654080.
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    25. Actigraphy to Measure Physical Activity in the Intensive Care Unit: A Systematic Review. J Intensive Care Med. 2020 Nov; 35(11):1323-1331. Schwab KE, To AQ, Chang J, Ronish B, Needham DM, Martin JL, Kamdar BB. PMID: 31331220; PMCID: PMC7449762.
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    26. Actigraphy to Evaluate Sleep in the Intensive Care Unit. A Systematic Review. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 09; 15(9):1075-1082. Schwab KE, Ronish B, Needham DM, To AQ, Martin JL, Kamdar BB. PMID: 29944386; PMCID: PMC6322043.
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    27. Joblessness and Lost Earnings after Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in a 1-Year National Multicenter Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 10 15; 196(8):1012-1020. Kamdar BB, Huang M, Dinglas VD, Colantuoni E, von Wachter TM, Hopkins RO, Needham DM, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network. PMID: 28448162; PMCID: PMC5649982.
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    28. Return to work and lost earnings after acute respiratory distress syndrome: a 5-year prospective, longitudinal study of long-term survivors. Thorax. 2018 02; 73(2):125-133. Kamdar BB, Sepulveda KA, Chong A, Lord RK, Dinglas VD, Mendez-Tellez PA, Shanholtz C, Colantuoni E, von Wachter TM, Pronovost PJ, Needham DM. PMID: 28918401; PMCID: PMC6002952.
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    29. Noise and Light Pollution in the Hospital: A Call for Action. J Hosp Med. 2017 10; 12(10):861-862. Kamdar BB, Martin JL, Needham DM. PMID: 28991956; PMCID: PMC6629434.
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    30. Instrumental Activities of Daily Living after Critical Illness: A Systematic Review. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Aug; 14(8):1332-1343. Hopkins RO, Suchyta MR, Kamdar BB, Darowski E, Jackson JC, Needham DM. PMID: 28463657; PMCID: PMC5566273.
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    31. Feasibility of Continuous Actigraphy in Patients in a Medical Intensive Care Unit. Am J Crit Care. 2017 Jul; 26(4):329-335. Kamdar BB, Kadden DJ, Vangala S, Elashoff DA, Ong MK, Martin JL, Needham DM. PMID: 28668919; PMCID: PMC5629184.
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    32. Promoting Sleep to Improve Delirium in the ICU. Crit Care Med. 2016 12; 44(12):2290-2291. Kamdar BB, Martin JL, Needham DM, Ong MK. PMID: 27858818; PMCID: PMC5599108.
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    33. Reply: Sleep in the Intensive Care Unit Is a Priority. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 10; 13(10):1868-1869. Knauert MP, Kamdar BB, Sleep in the ICU (SLEEPii) Task Force. PMID: 27726437; PMCID: PMC5122496.
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    34. The association of sleep quality, delirium, and sedation status with daily participation in physical therapy in the ICU. Crit Care. 2016 08 18; 19:261. Kamdar BB, Combs MP, Colantuoni E, King LM, Niessen T, Neufeld KJ, Collop NA, Needham DM. PMID: 27538536; PMCID: PMC4990875.
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    35. Perceptions and Practices Regarding Sleep in the Intensive Care Unit. A Survey of 1,223 Critical Care Providers. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 08; 13(8):1370-7. Kamdar BB, Knauert MP, Jones SF, Parsons EC, Parthasarathy S, Pisani MA, Sleep in the ICU (SLEEPii) Task Force. PMID: 27104770; PMCID: PMC5021080.
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    36. Hemodialysis catheter-associated superior vena cava syndrome and pulmonary embolism: a case report and review of the literature. BMC Res Notes. 2016 Apr 23; 9:233. Thapa S, Terry PB, Kamdar BB. PMID: 27107813; PMCID: PMC4842288.
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    37. A NOVEL SEARCH BUILDER TO EXPEDITE SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2015 Jan; 31(1-2):51-3. Kamdar BB, Shah PA, Sakamuri S, Kamdar BS, Oh J. PMID: 25989817; PMCID: PMC4848107.
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    38. Delirium transitions in the medical ICU: exploring the role of sleep quality and other factors. Crit Care Med. 2015 Jan; 43(1):135-141. Kamdar BB, Niessen T, Colantuoni E, King LM, Neufeld KJ, Bienvenu OJ, Rowden AM, Collop NA, Needham DM. PMID: 25230376; PMCID: PMC4269569.
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    39. Sleep and sleep disordered breathing in hospitalized patients. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct; 35(5):582-92. Knauert MP, Malik V, Kamdar BB. PMID: 25353103.
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    40. Developing, implementing, and evaluating a multifaceted quality improvement intervention to promote sleep in an ICU. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Nov-Dec; 29(6):546-54. Kamdar BB, Yang J, King LM, Neufeld KJ, Bienvenu OJ, Rowden AM, Brower RG, Collop NA, Needham DM. PMID: 24270169; PMCID: PMC4141028.
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    41. Comparison of 21-gauge and 22-gauge aspiration needle in endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration: results of the American College of Chest Physicians Quality Improvement Registry, Education, and Evaluation Registry. Chest. 2013 Apr; 143(4):1036-1043. Yarmus LB, Akulian J, Lechtzin N, Yasin F, Kamdar B, Ernst A, Ost DE, Ray C, Greenhill SR, Jimenez CA, Filner J, Feller-Kopman D, American College of Chest Physicians Quality Improvement Registry, Education, and Evaluation (AQuIRE. PMID: 23632441; PMCID: PMC4694078.
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    42. Titles versus titles and abstracts for initial screening of articles for systematic reviews. Clin Epidemiol. 2013; 5:89-95. Mateen FJ, Oh J, Tergas AI, Bhayani NH, Kamdar BB. PMID: 23526335; PMCID: PMC3604876.
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    43. The effect of a quality improvement intervention on perceived sleep quality and cognition in a medical ICU. Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar; 41(3):800-9. Kamdar BB, King LM, Collop NA, Sakamuri S, Colantuoni E, Neufeld KJ, Bienvenu OJ, Rowden AM, Touradji P, Brower RG, Needham DM. PMID: 23314584; PMCID: PMC3579000.
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    44. Night-shift work and risk of breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Feb; 138(1):291-301. Kamdar BB, Tergas AI, Mateen FJ, Bhayani NH, Oh J. PMID: 23400581.
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    45. Feeding, simvastatin, and linezolid. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul 15; 186(2):195-6. Kamdar BB, Akulian JA, Braun AT. PMID: 22798415; PMCID: PMC5448657.
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    46. Patient-nurse interrater reliability and agreement of the Richards-Campbell sleep questionnaire. Am J Crit Care. 2012 Jul; 21(4):261-9. Kamdar BB, Shah PA, King LM, Kho ME, Zhou X, Colantuoni E, Collop NA, Needham DM. PMID: 22751369; PMCID: PMC3667655.
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    47. Rehabilitation of mind and body after intensive care unit discharge: a step closer to recovery. Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr; 40(4):1340-1. Needham DM, Kamdar BB, Stevenson JE. PMID: 22425830.
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    48. Self-reported sleep and breathing disturbances in Joubert syndrome. Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Dec; 45(6):395-9. Kamdar BB, Nandkumar P, Krishnan V, Gamaldo CE, Collop NA. PMID: 22115003.
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    49. The Johns Hopkins Delirium Consortium: a model for collaborating across disciplines and departments for delirium prevention and treatment. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Nov; 59 Suppl 2:S244-8. Neufeld KJ, Joseph Bienvenu O, Rosenberg PB, Mears SC, Lee HB, Kamdar BB, Sieber FE, Krumm SK, Walston JD, Hager DN, Touradji P, Needham DM. PMID: 22091568; PMCID: PMC4305431.
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    50. Sleep deprivation in critical illness: its role in physical and psychological recovery. J Intensive Care Med. 2012 Mar-Apr; 27(2):97-111. Kamdar BB, Needham DM, Collop NA. PMID: 21220271; PMCID: PMC3299928.
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    51. The impact of extended sleep on daytime alertness, vigilance, and mood. Sleep Med. 2004 Sep; 5(5):441-8. Kamdar BB, Kaplan KA, Kezirian EJ, Dement WC. PMID: 15341888.
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