Eric M. Davis, MD

Eric M. Davis, MD

Davis, Eric








Eric M. Davis, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Sleep Disorders Center,
Medical Director, Sleep Laboratories

Fellowships: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - University of Pittsburgh
Sleep - University of Pennsylvania
Office Address: P.O. Box 800546
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Va 22908
Phone: 434-982-0407
FAX: 434-982-0402
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
Clinics: UVa Sleep Clinic: 434-982-0407
Clinical Practice: Sleep disorders, including sleep apnea.
Research Interests: Sleep disorders

Publications (selected):

Hoffmann KF, Davis EM, Fischer ER, Wynn TA. The guanine protein coupled receptor rhodopsin is developmentally regulated in the free-living stages of Schistosoma mansoni. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2001 Jan 15; 112 (1):113-23. PMID:11166392.

Hoffmann KF, McCarty TC, Segal DH, Chiaramonte M, Hesse M, Davis EM, Cheever AW, Meltzer PS, Morse HC 3rd, Wynn TA. Disease fingerprinting with cDNA microarrays reveals distinct gene expression profiles in lethal type 1 and type 2 cytokine-mediated inflammatory reactions. FASEB J. 2001 Nov; 15 (13):2545-7. PMID: 11641263.

Rahmani M, Davis EM, Bauer C, Dent P, Grant S. Apoptosis induced by the kinase inhibitor BAY 43-9006 in human leukemia cells involves down-regulation of Mcl-1 through inhibition of translation. J Biol Chem. 2005 Oct 21; 280 (42):35217-27. PMID: 16109713.

Rahmani M, Davis EM, Crabtree TR, Habibi JR, Nguyen TK, Dent P, Grant S. The kinase inhibitor sorafenib induces cell death through a process involving induction of endoplasmic reticulum stress. Mol Cell Biol. 2007 Aug; 27 (15):5499-513. PMID: 17548474.

Leung DT, Davis EM, Qian Q, Gold HS. First report of prosthetic joint infection by Gemella sanguinis and associated “pseudosatelliting” phenomenon on culture. J Clin Microbiol Sep 2011; 49(9): 3395-7. PMID: 21795513.

Naghshin J, Rodriguez RH, Davis EM, Romano LC, McGaffin KR, O’Donnell CP. Chronic intermittent hypoxia exposure improves left ventricular contractility in transgenic mice with heart failure. J Appl Physiol. 2012 Sep 1; 113(5): 791-8. PMID: 22773770.

Davis EM, Ramratnam SK, Spahr JE, Champion HC. A typical case of atypical dyspnea. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Jun; 10(3): 261-3. PMID: 23802828.

Davis EM, Locke LW, McDowell AL, Strollo PJ, O’Donnell CP. Obesity accentuates circadian variability in breathing during sleep in mice, but does not predispose to apnea. J Appl Physiol. 2013 Aug; 115(4): 474-82. PMID: 23722707.

Davis EM and O’Donnell CP. Rodent Models of Sleep Apnea. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2013 May 27. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 23722067.