Sleep Center Main 9NW50 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 34th & Civic Ctr Blvd
Centers and Programs:
Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC)

Dr. Marcus studies the pathophysiology of childhood obstructive sleep apnea, developmental aspects of ventilatory and upper airway control, upper airway collapsibility and arousal mechanisms during sleep, and sleep-disordered breathing.

Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2003– present)
MBBCh, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (1982)
Selected Publications
Yuan H, Schwab RJ, Kim C, He J, Shults J, Bradford R, Huang J, Marcus CL. Relationship between body fat distribution and upper airway dynamic function during sleep in adolescents. SLEEP. Vol 36(8) . 2013 August:1199-1207.
Prashad Priya S, Marcus Carole L, Brown Lawrence W, Dlugos Dennis J, Feygin Tamara, Harding Brian N, Heuer Gregory G, Alexander Mason Thornton B. Brain Tumor Presenting as Somnambulism in an Adolescent.. Pediatric neurology. 2013 Jul.
Ong Bruce A, Caboot Jason, Jawad Abbas, McDonough Joseph, Jackson Tannoa, Arens Raanan, Marcus Carole L, Smith-Whitley Kim, Mason Thornton B A, Ohene-Frempong Kwaku, Allen Julian L. Respiratory muscle force and lung volume changes in a population of children with sickle cell disease.. British journal of haematology. 2013 Jul.
Marcus Carole L, Moore Reneé H, Rosen Carol L, Giordani Bruno, Garetz Susan L, Taylor H Gerry, Mitchell Ron B, Amin Raouf, Katz Eliot S, Arens Raanan, Paruthi Shalini, Muzumdar Hiren, Gozal David, Thomas Nina Hattiangadi, Ware Janice, Beebe Dean, Snyder Karen, Elden Lisa, Sprecher Robert C, Willging Paul, Jones Dwight, Bent John P, Hoban Timothy, Chervin Ronald D, Ellenberg Susan S, Redline Susan. A randomized trial of adenotonsillectomy for childhood sleep apnea.. The New England journal of medicine. Vol 368(25) . 2013 Jun:2366-76.
Koren Dorit, Marcus Carole L, Kim Christopher, Gallagher Paul R, Schwab Richard, Bradford Ruth M, Zemel Babette S. Anthropometric predictors of visceral adiposity in normal-weight and obese adolescents.. Pediatric diabetes. 2013 May.
Kauta Shilpa R, Marcus Carole L. Cases of pediatric narcolepsy after misdiagnoses.. Pediatric neurology. Vol 47(5) . 2012 Nov:362-5.
Yuan Haibo, Pinto Swaroop J, Huang Jingtao, McDonough Joseph M, Ward Michelle B, Lee Yin N, Bradford Ruth M, Gallagher Paul R, Shults Justine, Konstantinopoulou Sophia, Samuel John M, Katz Eliot S, Hua Shucheng, Tapia Ignacio E, Marcus Carole L. Ventilatory responses to hypercapnia during wakefulness and sleep in obese adolescents with and without obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.. Sleep. Vol 35(9) . 2012 Sep:1257-67.
Caboot Jason B, Jawad Abbas F, McDonough Joseph M, Bowdre Cheryl Y, Arens Raanan, Marcus Carole L, Mason Thornton B A, Smith-Whitley Kim, Ohene-Frempong Kwaku, Allen Julian L. Non-invasive measurements of carboxyhemoglobin and methemoglobin in children with sickle cell disease.. Pediatric pulmonology. Vol 47(8) . 2012 Aug:808-15.